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Beautiful and beloved Mexico

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Angel¡ca Bon¡lla

on 9 October 2012

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Beautiful and Beloved Mexico The second-largest metropolitan area in the world after Tokyo.

Historic Center is considered by UNESCO as Humanity’s Cultural Heritage, because the best examples of colonial buildings are concentrated here.

Mexico is the city with the largest number of museums in the world. Mexico City Historic Center
Coyoacán
Chapultepec (Grasshopper hill)
Polanco
Paseo de la Reforma Main attractions Zócalo. It is one of the biggest squares in the world, with tremendous importance as a cultural, political, historical, and symbolical center of the city and the country. National Palace. Over the main balcony, the independence bell, known as the Bell of Dolores. Metropolitan Cathedral and Sagrario, has one of the most beautiful baroque hallways in Mexico. Templo Mayor. The area of the Templo Mayor partially corresponds to the place where the Aztec Empire carried out religious and ceremonials. Fine Arts Palace. Concerts, cultural events, as well temporary and permanent exhibits are constantly taking place at this palace. Torre Latinoaméricana. It is a great place to view Mexico City; furthermore, there are telescopes for hire. Plaza Garibaldi. Mariachis and popular Mexican interpreters gather in this square Frida Kahlo Park. Dedicated to the famous artist, it features a statue of Frida in a typical dress worn.

Frida Kahlo museum. This is wehere the famous artist, wife of Diego Rivera, was born, lived, and died. Coyoacán means "Place of coyotes" Coyoacán market. One of the city's most typical and picturesque markets. Sale of handicrafts, flowers, snacks, etc. National Museum of Anthropology. Mexico's most important museum. There are archeology of the cultures of Mexico such as Teotihuacan, Mexicas, etc. Grasshopper hill is one of the biggest, most beautiful and most visited parks all over the world. National History Museum, Chapultepec Castle. Built in 1785 as the residence of the Viceroys of New Spain. Now is a history museum illustrating since the Conquest to the Revolution. Chapultepec Zoo. It is the most important zoo in all of Latin America. Children's Museum. a interactive museum where children are encouraged to touch, pa, an learn about nature, environment, archeology and science. Street Masaryk is line with small shopping malls, exclusive international boutiques. Polanco is a pleasant neghborhood filled with art galleries, restaurants, hotels, and embassies. Cuahtémoc Monument. Reforma was built to connect the Castillo de Chapultepec with National Palace.

Is one of Mexico City's major avenues Independence Column. Populary known as "El Ángel", this monument to Mexico's Independence has come to symbolize Mexico City. Torre Mayor. It is a remarkable modern building that shows the advences of Mexican architecture. Colonial cities Guadalajara
Guanajuato
Querétaro
Oaxaca
Zacatecas Mexico's second-largest city is open and friendly, and surprisingly easy to manage.

Heading toward the coast, be sure to visit Tapalpa and the picturesque town of Tequila, where blue agave grows for the production of Mexico's world-famous tequila.

Mariachi and tequila were both born here. Guadalajara Guanajuato It is one of the most charming destinations in the nation.

The city's Historic Center will impress you with its civic and religious buildings, built in the colonial era.

The Mummy Museum, you'll discover the secrets and mysteries of the mummification process. Querétaro It is where the movement for Mexican independence began.

The historical center is small, making it easy to explore on foot. It's got the spectacular Santo Domingo Church, great museums and galleries.

It also has a prominent indigenous population

It has indigenous dance groups, such as, rhe Guelaguezta. Oaxaca Zacatecas It is one of the prettiest colonial towns in Mexico, with winding cobblestone roads, wide plazas with historical markers, colonial-style buildings.

Silver mining They are cities that have witnessed great events of the country’s history or have a very special set of traditions, legends and everyday life. It is a classification that exalts the great tourism potential offered the national jewels of culture and folklore. Magical Towns program Baja California Sur Chiapas Guerrero Quintana Roo Querétaro Todos Santos, Arts and Beaches The beaches of San Pedrito, La Pastora, Los Cerritos, among others, are a favorite for surfing, observing whales and sport fishing.

Famous Hotel California, the place many say was the inspiration for the song performed by Eagles.  Taxco, silver and tradition Known globally for its silver jewelry, Taxco de Alarcon boasts being the continent’s oldest mining center.  San Cristobal de las Casas, cultural diversity A cosmopolitan city that possesses a great diversity of ethnic groups whose traditions and handcrafts cover this Magic Town of Chiapas. Bernal San Sebastian Bernal is home to the world’s third largest monolith.

The Bernal Rock, a huge rock 1,150 feet tall and 10 million years old, is the most attractive spot from this municipality in the state of Queretaro, and people can get to the top by either climbing or walking Bacalar The Bacalar Lagoon is one of the most beautiful spots from this Magic Town. Its blue waters, similar to pure crystals, and its white and soft sand, are characteristics that enchant visitors. Cancún

Tulum

Playa del Carmen

Cabo San Lucas

Puerto Vallarta Beaches and Mesoamerican ruins Barranca del Cobre Natural Wonders Chichen-Itzá

Tulum

Monte Albán

Palenque

Teotihuacan Cancún its golden beaches and perfect climate, is the premiere coastal destination in Mexico. A rare mix of beach, archeology and village Discovered by those craving white beaches, gentle surf and outdoors activities It has stunning beaches for water sports, world-class big-game fishing and whale watching. Kids will go crazy for the folklore behind the city's largest public beach "Dead Man's Beach. It is ih the state of Chihuahua
It is a system of ravines of great depth belonging to the Sierra Tarahumara.
The most famous route is offered by the train system The Cañón del Sumidero State of Chiapas

This geological fault forming the great canyon is decorated by the “Christmas Tree" waterfall, owing its name to its exuberance and appearance. Barn Swallow Basement State of San Luis Potosi

Inhabited by diverse species of birds like common parrots leaving every day at dawn and returning at dusk. The sanctuary of the Monarch Butterfly State of Michoacán,
Millions of butterflies arrive during the last months of the year.

Fly from Canada and USA to Mexico.

Reproducing and returning in April Mexican cuisine
It is a style of food that originated in Mexico.
It is known for its varied:
flavors
colorful decoration
variety of spices and ingredients

most of which are native to the country. Mexican Food In 2010 was added by UNESCO to its lists of the world's "intangible cultural heritage" The staples of Mexican foods are typically Main Ingredients Corn is used to make masa (a dough) for:
tamales
tortillas
gorditas
many other corn-based MOLE Mexican Dishes POZOLE Street Cuisine Throughout the country one of the most popular forms to buy food is from informal street vendors Hot Beverages Cold Mexico has a wide diversity in beverages Fresh waters ... seasonal fruit
Mexican rice drink (Horchata)
Ponche
Tepache Mexican Hot Chocolate.
Café de olla
Champurrado
Atole
White coffee Pineapple peel Fermentation 4 or 6 days Alcoholic beverages Mezcal Tequila Pulque
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