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Here under Mexico, you will find travel information classified by city or region of Mexico, as well as general information.

Mexico

With 770,000 square miles and 107 million inhabitants, Mexico is a large country. It is located in the South of North America, just South of the U.S.A..

For more than 3,000 years, Mexico hosted highly developed civilizations, such as the Aztec, the Olmec, the Toltec and the Maya.

The principal sights of Mexico City include the Zócalo and Alameda Central, the Zona Rosa, Bosque de Chapultepec and Colonia Condesa, Coyoacán and San Angel in southern Mexico City.

The natural harbor of Bahía de Acapulco (Acapulco Bay) is Acapulco's center. Thanks to warm waters, almost constant sunshine, and pleasant year-round temperatures, most travelers spend their day on the beach.



Cancun is a resort that was recently created. When development began here in the early 1970ies, the beaches were deserted except for birds and iguanas. Now luxury hotels, endless shops and restaurants line the oceanfront.

Tikal, MexicoThe ruins of Tikal are an awesome sight of majestic temples in the middle of the jungle. Imposing stone structures raise high up and are surrounded on all sides by miles of virgin rainforest. It used to be the site of a thriving civilization; now it is completely silent except for the sounds of monkeys and parrots. Tikal is known as the greatest Mayan site yet discovered!

On another note, Acapulco is the largest and most impressive tourist resort in the Mexican Pacific. It has stunning beaches, lush natural surroundings and a wonderful climate. It has been nicknamed the Pearl of the Pacific. It is the most popular holiday resort in Mexico and Latin America.

Architecture occupies a significant position in Mexico. Pre-Hispanic temples and cities, colonial churches and monasteries, palaces and a wide range of civil architecture, in styles ranging from medieval and Gothic through renaissance to mudéjar and baroque.





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