Considered one of the world’s greatest civilisations, Mexico is a delightful mixture of Mesoamerican cultures, modern indigenous tribes and Spanish traditions. Its impressive coastline is a perfect complement to its modern economy, unique landscape and ancient architecture.
Once a thriving city built by the Maya people of the Post Classic period (from the 10th to the early 16th centuries) and now one of the most visited archeological sites in Mexico, Chichen Itza is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and an unparalleled showcase of Maya architecture.
Mexico’s fascinating capital city is a sprawling metropolis and one of the most densely populated areas in the world. The city has a unique vibe, and visitors might find it both laid back and edgy at the same time. Along with its artistic and cultural charms, you can also explore the towering pyramids of Teotihuacán and the main Toltec site at Tula.
Resting on the northeast corner of the Yucatan Peninsula in the state of Quintana Roo, the city is brimming with gorgeous beaches and Mayan architecture. Visit the vibrant markets in town for handcrafted souvenirs, clothing and jewellery.
Nicknamed “La Ciudad Blanca” after its white limestone buildings, this capital of Yucatan state is the leading city of the peninsula. Spend your Sunday evening at the Zocalo, where local bands and orchestras hold free concerts. The city’s monuments, such as the Cathedral and the Government’s Palace, are definitely worthy of a visit.
The third largest city in Quintana Roo is arguably the most fashionable spot on the Yucatan Peninsula. Avenida 5 is the town’s buzzing centre, and is filled with pavement cafés, souvenir outlets and shops selling designer clothes.