Teotihuacan is one of the most known and most famous tourist attractions in the world. It is located on a large territory some 30 miles away from Mexico City. Some of the largest pyramids from the pre-colombian period can be found here. Teotihuacan stretches on an area of about 80 square km while it is estimated that there lived ove 120,000 residents.
Address:Av. Juarez corner with Eje central
Price:35 mexican pesos to the exhibits, for the shows prices vary
Palenque are ruins of a Maya site in Chiapas, Mexico which date back to the 3th century. This site lived the most glorious era between 500 and 700 AD. Today, Palenque enjoys the status of a National Park. The nearest village is Santo Domingo de Palenque. On an area of about 2.2 square km there were about 1500 structures built by that famous civilization.
Address:Reforma and Gandhi
Price:51 mexican pesos
This important building is the seat of the federal executive and it located in the sole city center. The great city square called Palaza de la Constitución stretches in front of this building. Even though this building host some important offices, visitors are allowed to go through some of them and in that way see the interior of the building.
Hours:Tuesday through Sunday from 9:30am to 6:30pm
Address:Calle Inalámbrica, 6, Fracc. La Pinzona
Dolores Olmedo House was built in Acapulco. She was a businesswoman, philantropist and musician who appeared on some paintings by Diego Rivera, a famous Mexican artist. Diego Rivera, after eighteen months of hard work, completed the seashell mosaic on the outside of the house.
Manuel Tolsá designed this beautiful palace. It is built in neoclassical style in early 19th century. The principa purpose of the building was to house the Royal School of Mines while with the passing of time it was home to other institutions such as; National University, School of Engeneering, College of Mines and the Institute of Physics.
Hours:9:30am-6:30pm; Closed: Mon
Price:30.00 pesos - Sunday - free
Fort San Diego was built in order to protect the port and the ships with the cargo which were coming here. It was built between 1615 and 1617 but due to the earthquake that happened in 1776 the fort was rebuilt several years later. Today, it is the most important historical site in Acapulco. It is also home the historical museum of the city – Museo Histórico de Acapulco.
Sumidero Canyon is located in Chiapas region of Mexico. Its natural beauties are spectacular. Today many tourist come to the region and take a tour on the river Grijalva (Rio Grijalva). The fact that today people can navigate on this river is due to the construction of the dam because of which the water level rose.
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