It is a country that can boast of having an ancient culture, world-renowned gastronomy and countless places of interest to visit. Therefore, below we discover everything you can enjoy if you are encouraged to take a trip to Mexico. Can you come with us?
The vestiges of an ancient culture
A trip to Mexico will allow you to discover monuments and places of interest related to the Mayan culture. The most important of them all is Chichen Itza, one of the seven wonders of the modern world. In this archaeological site, located in the Yucatan peninsula, its pyramid stands out especially.
Another archaeological zone of great importance is that of Tulum. In this case, it can boast of having privileged views, being located in the middle of the Riviera Maya. Here the Castle stands out, a watchtower that in ancient times served to signal the coast to the different merchandise ships.
In addition to that, vestiges of the Mayan culture can be found in Cobá, which was the largest commercial city of the time. Also in the Playa del Carmen area, thanks to the Xaman-Há ruins. Or at Xcaret Uxmal, Palenque or the El Tajín Archaeological Zone.
Dream beaches to enjoy the trip to Mexico
On a trip to Mexico it is essential to enjoy the crystal clear water and soft sand beaches of the country. One of the most beautiful is Playa Paraíso, whose name he honors. It is very close to the archaeological zone of Tulum, although it lacks any infrastructure.
Just as recommendable is Playa del Norte, where you can enjoy spectacular sunsets and various tourist services. And it is located in Isla Mujeres, whose warm and transparent waters are the perfect home for turtles and dolphins. Therefore, one of the activities offered is swimming with these animals.
But in Mexico there are many more dream beaches. Maroma Beach is worth mentioningwhere you can take a horseback ride, or Holbox, with incredible natural landscapes.
On the other hand, Akumal is what was the first tourist beach in the Mexican Caribbean. Xpu-ha, shallow, is ideal to go with the family. And also remarkable are the beaches of the Stan Ka’an nature reserve; Mamitas Beach, in Playa del Carmen; Mahahual; and Chemuyil, surrounded by jungle.
A unique gastronomy
Without a doubt, Mexican cuisine is one of the most famous in the world. In fact, It is considered Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO for various reasons: its antiquity and historical continuity, the use of products from the land and that it is an element of identity for Mexicans.
There are plenty of typical dishes. On any trip to Mexico you should not miss out on trying the enchiladas, tacos, fajitas or burritos.
Also you must taste the pozole, a soup made from a specific type of corn; the tortilla chips or nachos, the quesadillas, the shrimp in aguachile, the rancheros eggs, the Yucatecan tamales or the chicken with pipian sauce.
A capital of great interest
Mexico has a most interesting capital, Mexico City. A city with enormous tourist possibilities and unforgettable places.
For example, you have to visit the Zócalo. This is its central square and one of the largest in the world. It contains such important buildings as the cathedral, the National Palace, the City Hall Palace and the Government Palace.
of the socket we pass to the forests of Chapultepec. This is the largest urban park in Mexico City and the oldest in America. In its almost seven hundred hectares there are various lakes, museums, sports facilities, monuments such as the Chapultepec castle, fountains and a zoo.
Other tourist possibilities in Mexico City are to visit its museums, such as the Frida Kahlo or the Fine Arts. It is also worth strolling through the Coyoacán neighborhood or through the Condesa and Roma neighborhoods. And you have to get lost in its markets or listen to the mariachis in Plaza Garibaldi.