Mexico


Templo de la Ensenanza Main Altar and Nave

Templo de la Enseñanza

MEXICO CITY, Mexico — It might be small, but the Templo de la Enseñanza packs in an incredibly ornate Mexican Baroque interior.

Gran Hotel Cuidad de Mexico Atrium

Gran Hotel Ciudad de Mexico

MEXICO CITY, Mexico – The Gran Hotel Cuidad de Mexico is an Art Nouveau gem in the heart of Mexico City’s historic district. It sits right on the Zocalo.

Stained Glass Windows of Greek Goddesses at Chapultepec Castle in Mexico City

Chapultepec Castle (Mexico’s National Museum of History)

MEXICO CITY, Mexico — 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.

Stone of the Sun (Aztec Calendar Stone) at the National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City

Mexico’s Cultural Treasures

MEXICO CITY, Mexico — Mexico City’s impressive National Museum of Anthropology showcases the region’s endlessly rich and diverse pre-Columbian cultural heritage.

Sacristy in Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral

Mexico City’s Metropolitan Cathedral

MEXICO CITY, Mexico — 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.

Iglesia de San Bernardo, Mexico City, Mexico

Templo de San Bernardo

MEXICO CITY, Mexico — 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.

Mary and Child Statue at Iglesia de Santa Ines, Mexico City, Mexico

Iglesia de Santa Ines

MEXICO CITY, Mexico — 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.

Statue Preservation at Iglesia de la Santisima Trinidad in Mexico City, Mexico

Iglesia de la Santisima Trinidad

MEXICO CITY, Mexico — 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.

Students at Mayan Ruins of Coba

Coba’s Mayan Ruins on the Maya Riviera

COBA, Mexico – 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.

Photo of Tulum Beach at Mayan Ruins on Mexico's Mayan Riviera

Tulum, The Original Maya Riviera

TULUM, Mexico — There are many Maya civilization sites on the Yucatan Peninsula, but none has a more beautiful location than Tulum, not far from Cancun.

Sunset at Zihuatanejo panorama

Zihuatanejo, a Gem on Mexico’s Pacific Coast

ZIHUATANEJO, Mexico – 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.

Ek' Balam Tomb of Ukit Kan Le'k Tok'

Ek’ Balam, Maya City of the Jaguar

EK’ BALAM, Mexico — 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.

Zihuatanejo Fish Market

Zihuatanejo’s Fish Market

ZIHUATANEJO, Mexico — There’s much to love about Zihuatanejo on Mexico’s Pacific coast, and the beach fish market is one of the town’s gems.

Valladolid's Cathedral of San Gervasio and Main Square at night

A Colonial Town in the Heart of Maya Yucatan

VALLADOLID, Mexico — 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.

El Castillo at Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza’s Maya Ruins

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