Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Mexico

Mexico is a country with so many reasons to visit and so many diverse attractions, that it can be difficult to decide where to go on your vacation. From beaches, islands, Mayan ruins, beautiful architecture and natural reserves, to renowned plastic surgery clinics, Mexico has it all! The top destinations are as follows:

10 – Copper Canyon

Copper CanyonFlickr /bdearth

Copper Canyon is a group of six canyons that can be seen on a railway track that passes over almost 40 tunnels and through over 80 tunnels.

9 – The Island of Cozumel

Cosumel pierFlickr /mcwont
The Island of Cozumel in the Caribbean Sea is a popular place for snorkeling and diving, discovered and presented to the world by Jacques Cousteau. There is lots of hotels in Cozumel now to choose from.

8 – Cancun

Cancun IMG_5064Flickr /Nicolas Karim

Cancun, a city located in Yucatan peninsula, with millions of visitors that come each year, is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Mexico.

7 – Guanajuato

GuanajuatoFlickr /Carlos Adampol

Guanajuato is a beautiful colonial city founded in 16th century. The colorful streets and buildings of this miners’ city make it excellent for long walks.

6 – Tijuana

Avenida Revolución, TijuanaFlickr /nathangibbs

Tijuana is a city on the US-Mexico border known as a place for buying designer clothes and prescription drugs. In Tijuana, you’re expected to bargain when you go shopping for handcrafts, cigars and souvenirs.

5 – Acapulco

AcapulcoFlickr /yosuke.kami

Acapulco bay is one of the most popular sites for visitors from the US because of its stunning beaches and fantastic nightlife which includes superb restaurants and great nightclubs.

4 – Teotihuacan

TeotihuacanFlickr /fklv (Obsolete hipster)

Teotihuacan, ancient metropolis of the Mayan people, with the Pyramids of the Sun and of the Moon, can be reached by taxi from Mexico City.

3 – Mexico City

Mexico City from aboveFlickr /eeliuth

Mexico City, the capital with 9 million inhabitants, is the modern city surrounded by volcanic mountains that offers many interesting things to see, mostly located around the Zocalo square.

2 – Beach paradise

Crown Paradise Beach - CancunFlickr /Lucian Savluc

Beach paradise in Cancun with its mild climate and great tourist service is the main reason that tourists come to Mexico. Besides being ideal for water sports, this island has several archeological spots that explore Mayan ruins.

1 – Chichen Itza

Chichen ItzaFlickr /BigA888

Chichén ItzáFlickr /Diorama Sky

Chichen Itza is the most fascinating site in Mexico. Considered to be the Eighth Wonder of the Ancient World, this Mayan city with the famous pyramid of El Castillo is the most visited tourist destination in this area of the world.

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