Mexico: What to see your first time in the land of the Maya
Mexico is a country where the ancient civilizations the Olmecs, the Toltecs, the Aztecs, the land of the Mayans, are the protagonists. The traveler has the opportunity to see the impressive ancient cities that are now UNESCO cultural heritage sites. A country full of contrasts and natural wealth, beaches with wonderful waters, snowy peaks and volcanoes, barren plains and jungles, lakes and deserts are just some of its elements.
Although it has countless attractions, we have collected the 5 main points that you should not miss.
- The “blue” house of FridaKhalo (La Casa Azul)
The special blue villa where the most famous Mexican painter lived and died is now a museum. It is located in the Coyoacán region (which means village of coyotes) and attracts many visitors every year. Within its premises is still the atelier with her easel and brushes set up.
Tulum is the last city inhabited by the Mayans and a favorite stop for those choosing to road trip the Maya Riviera. The location takes your breath away as the Maya chose to build the city at a point overlooking the Caribbean. The beaches in Tulum are exactly what you think of when you hear the word Caribbean!
- Chichén Itzá
In the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico is the metropolis of the Maya civilization, one of the 7 modern wonders of the world. Countless temples tucked into the jungle, the circular observatory, the largest ball game field, the pyramid of Kukulkan, the temple of Chac Mool and the hall of a thousand pillars show you some of the aura that this city had.
- Agua Azul
Agua Azul Falls which means “blue water”, are located in Chiapa and literally the water that springs is so blue, due to the mineral content and flows under many falls and pools, that it takes your breath away. From the north to the south, hundreds of waterfalls form in Mexico, many of which are swimmable.
Cancun is one of the world’s most popular exotic destinations, located on the northeast coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. Countless natural beauties, incredible beaches with deep blue waters, rich culture and wild night clubs, fascinate travelers from every corner of the world
In Mexico you can combine relaxation, culture, good food and unique beaches.