Mexico

Templo de la Enseñanza

It might be small, but the Templo de la Enseñanza packs in an incredibly ornate Mexican Baroque interior.
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The Mural of the Biblioteca Miguel Lerdo de Tejada

The Tejada Library features a massive wrap-around mural by painter Vlady that depicts various aspects of revolution.
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Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City's Cathedral of Art

Originally designed to house the national theater, the Palacio de Bellas Artes has become a cultural hub in arguably the most beautiful building in Mexico City.
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Gran Hotel Ciudad de Mexico

The Gran Hotel Cuidad de Mexico is an Art Nouveau gem in the heart of Mexico City's historic district.
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Chapultepec Castle (Mexico's National Museum of History)

Sitting high above one of Mexico City's best green spaces is Chapultepec Castle. It sits on top of a hill that has been a sacred place for Aztecs and housed a military academy, imperial residence, and presidential home. Now, it's a museum.
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Mexico's Cultural Treasures

Mexico City's impressive National Museum of Anthropology showcases the region's endlessly rich and diverse pre-Columbian cultural heritage.
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Mexico City's Metropolitan Cathedral

Dominating the northern side of the Zocalo in the historic quarter of Mexico City, the Metropolitan Cathedral is the largest Roman Catholic Cathedral in the Americas.
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Templo de San Bernardo

Dedicated to Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, Templo de San Bernardo dates to 1680 and was once part of a larger convent complex. Now only the church remains.
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Iglesia de Santa Ines

It's not the most lavish of the many churches in Mexico City's Centro Historico district, but this church dedicated to Saint Agnes of Rome is one of the more tastefully decorated.
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Iglesia de la Santisima Trinidad

While it's not as opulent as some of the other churches nearby, Iglesia de la Santisima Trinidad has a charm of its own as a quiet sanctuary from the bustle in the busy streets around it.
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The View from Mexico City's 44th Floor

The open-air observation deck on the 44th floor of the Torre Latinoamericana offers spectacular views out over Mexico City.
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A Beautiful Underground Oasis at Cenote Dzitnup

Cenote Xkeken, near Valladolid, is one of the prettiest of the 3,000 or so underground cenotes scattered across Mexico's Yucatan peninsula.
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Coba's Mayan Ruins on the Maya Riviera

You'd never know it today, but Coba, on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, was once an important and powerful Mayan city. But it has long been in ruins.
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Tulum, The Original Maya Riviera

There are many Maya civilization sites on the Yucatan Peninsula, but none has a more beautiful location than Tulum, not far from Cancun.
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Excellence Playa Mujeres Luxury Beach Resort, Cancun, Mexico

Excellence Playa Mujeres resort, just north of the traffic and bustle of Cancun, is a great place if you're looking to just get away to relax by the beach.
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Zihuatanejo, a Gem on Mexico’s Pacific Coast

Zihuatanejo is a small fishing village on Mexico's Pacific coast that's just bursting with local flavor. From the beautiful scenery, laid-back and welcoming locals, and ultra-fresh seafood, it's a great place to be.
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Ek'Balam, Maya City of the Jaguar

It might not be for the vertigo-challenged, but getting to the top of the Acropolis at Ek Balam is definitely worth the effort. It is, quite literally, a view fit for a king.
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Zihuatanejo’s Fish Market

There's much to love about Zihuatanejo on Mexico's Pacific coast, and the beach fish market is one of the town's gems.
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A Colonial Town in the Heart of Maya Yucatan

Valladolid is a place to stop and savor. A charming Spanish colonial town in the center of the Yucatán Peninsula, it's within easy striking distance of Cancun and Merida.
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Chichen Itza's Maya Ruins

Chichen Itza is one of the most famous, most impressive, and most visited of the Mayan ruins sites on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula.
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