Top 10 destinations in Mexico you must see

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Mexico is a colorful country where sandy beaches, fascinating excursions and an active nightlife await. If you are planning a holiday in one of the Mexican resorts, try to see at least a few of its main attractions.

Chichén Itzá

In the Yucatán is the city of Chichén Itzá. It owes its popularity among tourists to the fact that it is the best preserved ancient Mayan settlement in Mexico. The city’s most recognizable landmarks are the pyramid-shaped temple of Kukulkán and the nearly 1,000-year-old Caracol Observatory.

Waterfalls: Basaseachic, Misol-Ha, Agua Azul and Arbol de Navidad Cascada

Mexico abounds in beautiful waterfalls. The biggest one is Basaseachic, over two hundred meters high. In the state of Chiapas there are three more amazing waterfalls: Misol-Ha, Agua Azul and Arbol de Navidad. The latter owes its name to a rock formation resembling the shape of a Christmas tree branch.

Copper Canyon

In the state of Chihuahua there is the Copper Canyon, which in places is deeper than the famous Grand Canyon of Colorado. The canyon has high waterfalls and hot springs popular with tourists. In winter, the slopes of the cleft are covered in snow, while trees and shrubs are green below.

Palacio de Bellas Artes

The symbol of Mexico’s capital city is the impressive Palacio de Bellas Artes, which combines a theater and an art gallery. Nearby is the National Anthropological Museum, which offers amazing artifacts left by the Aztecs and Mayans.

Museum of Underwater Sculpture

Mexico is also home to the world’s largest underwater museum, located at the bottom of the Caribbean Sea near Mujeres Island. Standing at the bottom of the sea, the sculptures of people grow over coral every year, attracting divers from all over the world.

Xcaret theme park

Xcaret is a vast ecological theme park that is impossible to get around, even if you have the whole day to spare. There are caves, waterfalls, a botanical and zoological garden, water attractions, historical sites and feasting shows

Tulumi and Cobá

Tulumi and Cobá are pre-Columbian cities founded by the Maya, located near Cancun. Here you’ll see ancient temples, wells and extraordinary pyramids, as well as wild jungle that stretches to the horizon.


Cacahuamilpa is the world’s largest cave network of over two thousand hectares, formed by the underground Chontalcoatlán and San Jeronimo rivers. As you walk along the underground route, you can admire the differently colored illuminated cave stalactites and listen to live music in the “concert hall”. And for the brave, we recommend rock climbing under the supervision of an experienced instructor.

Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres is an island in the Caribbean Sea, just 8 km off the coast of Mexico. It was named after the numerous statues of Ixchel, the goddess of the moon and fertility, that were found there. On Isla Mujeres you will find endless beaches, many rare species of flora and fauna, and the remains of ancient settlements.

Hierve el Agua

In Hierve el Agua you will find stunning thermal springs, called by some the Mexican Pamukkale or frozen waterfalls. The water flowing from the hot springs is rich in minerals and has healing properties. While bathing, you will sate your eyes with the beautiful landscape and heal your body on top of that.

Main Photo: Jorge Aguilar/

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