Uxmal

Uxmal, Mexico

Uxmal, Mexique

Uxmal is an ancient Mayan city located 38 miles south of Merida, the capital city of the state of Yucatan, Mexique. A UNESCO Site du patrimoine mondial, it contains one of the most important archeological sites of the Mayans, including the Pyramid of the Magician and the House of the Doves. It is a popular tourist destination with hotels and a museum within walking distance to the site.

Sian Kaan

Sain ka'an, Mexico

Sain ka’an, Mexique

Sian Ka’an is a biosphere reserve in the town of Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexique. It became a UNESCO Site du patrimoine mondial dans 1987. Part of the reserve is on land and part is in the Caribbean Sea, including a section of coral reef. The reserve offers protection for the endangered species in the Riviera Maya and provides environmental education to the local communities to assist and train the residents working with ecotourism.

San Francisco de Campeche

Campeche, Mexico

Ready for Pirates!

San Francisco de Campeche, also known as justCampecheis located in the state of Campeche, Mexique, on the Bay of Campeche of the Gulf of Mexique. Campeche serves as the Capital of the state of Campeche and has a population of over 200,000 people. The city has earned the status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its preservation and the quality of the architecture. The city has retained most of the wall fortifications built to defend it from the pirates of the Carribbean.

Oaxaca

Oaxaca City, Mexico

Oaxaca, Mexique

Oaxaca, also known as Oaxaca de Juarez, est la plus grande ville et la capitale du Mexique État d'Oaxaca. Il est situé dans les contreforts de la Sierra Madre à partir de la base du Cerro del Fortin sur les rives de la rivière Atoyac. Oaxaca is a tourist town, mettant en vedette des bâtiments de l'époque coloniale construite avec la pierre verte sauvage et des sites archéologiques tels que Monte Alban, nommé Site du patrimoine mondial dans 1987.

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Tlacotalpan

Tlacotalpan, Mexico

Colorful Tlacotalpan, Mexique

Tlacotalpan is located in the eastern coastal region of the État de Veracruz, Mexique. Tlacotalpan is a World Heritage Site, chosen in 1998 because of the architecture which reflects the fusion of Spanish and Caribbean in its wide streets, houses in many colors, and beautiful old trees in both public and private spaces. The name is from the language Najuatl and it meansplace between two rivers.

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Puebla

Cathedral in Puebla City, Mexico

Cathedral in Puebla City, Mexique

Puebla City is located southeast of Mexique City in the state of Puebla, Mexique. It is the fourth largest city in Mexico and is an industrial hub and a World Heritage Site because of its history and architectural styles. The most notable attractions are the Zocalo, a tree-filled plaza with many sculptures, surrounded by the City Hall, Casa de los Munecos and the Catherdral. Nearby is El Parian an arts and crafts market. The best known mole is named for this city, Mole Poblano. And every year on the fifth of May Puebla celebrates the defeat of the French in 1862. This holiday is also celebrated in the U.S. but is not widely observed in the rest of Mexico.

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El Tajin

El Tajín, Mexico

El Tajin, Mexique

El Tajin est situé dans la municipalité de Papantla, nord-ouest de la ville portuaire de Veracruz, in the state of Veracruz, Mexique. El Tajin was named a World Heritage Site in 1992 en raison de son architecture et de l'importance culturelle. Parmi ses monuments anciens est la célèbre Pyramide des Niches, le Groupe Arroyo, les ballcourts Nord et du Sud et les palais de Tajin Chico. Il a été le site archéologique le plus important et une attraction touristique à Veracruz, Le nom El Tajin se réfère à la foudre ou un éclair et les douze dieux de l'orage habitent les ruines.

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Scammon Lagoon

Laguna Ojo de Liebre

Nature à son meilleur!

Scammon Lagoon is located in the northwestern part of Baja California Sur, Mexique. It is a coastal lagoon near the town of Guerrero Negro in the Mulege Municipality that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Le lagon est le site d'hivernage et de reproduction des baleines, lions de mer et turtles.Tourism est contrôlé.

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Tilaco

Mission in Tilaco, Mexico

Mission in Tilaco, Mexique

Tilaco is one site of the Sierra Gorda Missions located in the central Mexican state of Queretaro. Il a été construit par le circa franciscaine missionnaire Junipero Sierra 1750 et est noté pour ses façades colorées et pierres. They were named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO dans 2003.

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