Mexico is undoubtedly one of the most fascinating countries in Latin America, and proof of this is to be the seventh country in the world with the greatest number of places and celebrations that have been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. These titles are so important, that missing the opportunity to know some of these goods would be considered an invaluable loss for the trip, and this is why we want to show you five of these unique places that you will easily reach with any of the airline tickets to Mexico.
Pre-Hispanic City and Palenque National Park, Chiapas
Located in the municipality of Palenque 150 km from Tuxtla Gutiérrez, this natural space was inscribed on the list of World Heritage in 1987, is considered “the soul of the Mayan world”, as it is evident in each one of its 200 constructions, and sculptures the creative talent of the Mayan culture.
Historic City of Guanajuato and its Mines around
This is a collection of neoclassical and baroque buildings that had a strong influence on mining communities in the center of the country. The city became the first world center for the extraction of silver in the eighteenth century and is directly related to the world economic history of this period, it was this that made it in 1988 UNESCO gave it the title of Heritage of Humanity.
Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen Itza, Yucatan
The charm of this wonderful place is found in the perfection of its buildings and in the way they harmonize with their surroundings. In addition, in each of its monuments, the Mayans left their vision of the universe, which is why by studying in detail everything that this place possesses, one can understand more of the wisdom that the Mayans left to the world.
Prehispanic City Uxmal, Yucatán
This city of one of the Mayan archaeological sites with the most impressive architecture, it is made up of 15 groups of low and horizontal buildings built around square patios. The importance of this city is that it is the one that best evidences the knowledge in astronomy that the Mayans had, which is why it was declared by UNESCO as World Heritage in 1996.
Pre-Hispanic City El Tajín, Veracruz
Declared a World Heritage Site in 1992, the Tajín is considered an example of architecture and testimony to the greatness of the pre-Columbian cultures of Mexico. It is made up of a series of buildings with a rectangular and square base, and it is considered a World Heritage Site because it is the only place with more than 17 ball courts, which had the objective of promoting the continuity of life and movement of the stars.
These are just some of the cities that have been named as Patrimonies of Humanity; however, the list of places and cultural events is immense, not for nothing, Mexico is proud to be in the top of countries with this type of places and traditions. So, get ready because you will need a lot of airline tickets to Mexico to travel and enjoy as you should each.