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5 Top Tourist Attractions in Mexico

Mexico is an incredibly beautiful country, well known for its exquisite beaches, mysterious ruins, and Aztec pyramids. But this fascinating place, so rich in history, traditions, and interesting people, has many more things to offer. The following article is but a humble insight on the wonder which is Mexico. It is no error that Mexico is number ten in the worldwide tourist destination top. When you think of the history of Mexico, the first things that come to mind are the Mayans, Hernan Cortez and the pre-Columbian civilizations. Mexican music is also much cherished, and the most popular songs belong to the infamous mariachi. The cuisine is world renowned, and it is not only the tacos, fajitas, burritos and spicy food that make it irresistible, but also dishes like corn tortillas and sea food. Here is a list of the must see places.

5: Cancun and the Yucatan peninsula

Cancun and the Yucatan peninsula

Cancun and the Yucatan peninsula

If we take a step back in time, we will encounter one of the most popular attractions in Mexico, the Mayan Pyramid, or better said pyramids. These medieval wonders can be found in the thick jungle near Cancun and the Yucatan peninsula. These architectural wonders, hidden in the rich jungle see thousands of curious visitors every month, and if you are passionate about the ancient Mexican legacy, there is no better way to understand it, than by seeing it with your own eyes. Another feast for the eyes is the Ruins of Tulum, which is, in the opinion of most visitors, the crown jewel of the Mayan culture.

4: Mexican La Cuervo Tequila

Mexican La Cuervo Tequila

Mexican La Cuervo Tequila

If you want to have fun, there are a lot of ways to accomplish your goal. One of them: tequila. This type of drink has become notorious all over the world, and La Cuervo is probably the most appreciated tequila at present. It doesn’t matter if you are a fan of tequila or not, because this drink is so deeply embed in the Mexican culture that you absolutely have to taste it, at least once.

3: El Arco, in Cabo San Lucas

El Arco, in Cabo San Lucas

El Arco, in Cabo San Lucas

El Arco, in Cabo San Lucas is without a doubt one of the best attractions in Mexico. This “Arc” is basically a rock situated at the end of a mountainous region called Finisterra (dubbed: the end of the world) which was created by the erosion of a cave. Although the landscape is very picturesque, its true beauty is revealed as you step closer to it.

2: La Quebrada, Acapulco

La Quebrada, Acapulco

La Quebrada, Acapulco

The sharp cliffs of La Quebrada, Acapulco, have rendered many visitors speechless, firstly due to the spectacle of the restless water smashing in the cliffs, and secondly due to the show offered by brave cliff divers.

1:Los Azufres National Park

Los Azufres National Park

Los Azufres National Park

There are a lot of tourist attractions in Mexico, some natural, some built by man, but all breathtaking. Besides the spectacular beaches, of which I am sure you already know about, Mexico is filled with mountains and volcanoes. The country is actually home to some very important mountainous chains like the Sierra Madre Oriental, Occidental and del Sur. If you wish to behold the unspoiled beauties of this exotic destination, you should definitely visit Los Azufres National Park and the Chapala Lake in Jalisco.

Mexico is the kind of country where there is always something to see and no matter how much time you have decided to spend here, it is never enough. For those in search of natural beauty, historical monuments, nightlife and spicy cuisine, it is paradise!