Mexico, a hot country with an original culture and unique landscapes, is still a popular tourist attraction. A week won't be enough to see all Mexico places of interest. However, there are Mexico attractions that you can't help visiting.
Mexico is a country of contrasts. It is still a very popular tourism direction in spite of a low living standard in the country. Many tourists are eager to see Maya civilization remnants. Besides, people are attracted by beautiful cities, unusual architecture and picturesque landscapes. What places are worth seeing?
Most tourists know that Maya civilization remnants are on the territory of Mexico. Chichen Itza is one of them. You can see old temples, the most famous of which is El Castillo (or the Temple of Kukulcan), and the Observatory of Chichen Itza. You can also see ancient palaces and temples in Palenque. The Governor's Palace and the Adivino (the Pyramid of the Magician) in Uxmal won't leave you cold. Remember that it will take you a day or even more to see at least one of those cities.
Mexico landscapes can amaze even globetrotters who have seen a lot of beautiful places. Cenote Ik Kil is one of the most famous cenotes. It is situated in Yucatan, where you can also visit national parks. Cenote Ik Kil is a natural well where you can swim.
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas is a picturesque rock formation that is famous for Mexican folklore. If you prefer rocky landscapes, visit Northern Chihuahua where you will see Copper Canyon, that is, by the way, larger than the Grand Canyon in USA.
What else should you see in Mexico? Mexico is famous for its beaches. Visit Oaxaca de Juárez city to enjoy sand, palms and the ocean.
Isla Mujeres (Island of Women) is a wonderful place for diving. Puerto Vallarta is a paradise for tourists. Amazing bay, a great number of shops and various restaurants attract tourists.
If you are interested in modern Mexico, Acapulco is for you. Tourists will find entertainments for several days and nights in Acapulco. The city is famous for its nightlife. Tourists can visit different shows, casinos and restaurants.
If you go to the capital of Mexico, you should see the Palace of Fine Arts, a beautiful marble opera theater. The Metropolitan Cathedral is still the most beautiful cathedral of the city though it is 300 years old. The center of the city is a place where almost every building represents the peculiarities of Mexican architecture.