miércoles, 12 de julio de 2017

World Heritage Sites in Mexico by UNESCO

Mexico has 26 cultural sites, 5 natural sites and 1 UNESCO World Heritage site. It is the country with more UNESCO sites in all the Americas. How many of these sites can you visit?

1. Historic downtown of Mexico City and Xochimilco (1987) Mexico City.
2. Historic downtown of Oaxaca and archeological zone of Monte Albán (1987) Oaxaca

3. Historic downtown of Puebla (1987) Puebla
4. Prehispanic City of Teotihuacan (1987) Mexico
5. Pre-Hispanic City and Palenque National Park (1987) Chiapas
6. Sian Ka’an (1987) ­ Quintana Roo
7. Historic city of Guanajuato and adjacent mines (1988) Guanajuato
8. Prehispanic city of Chichén Itzá (1988) Yucatán
9. Historic downtown of Morelia (1991) Michoacán
10. Prehispanic city of El Tajín (1992) Veracruz
11. Historic downtown of Zacatecas (1993) Zacatecas
12. Rock paintings of the Sierra de San Francisco (1993) Baja California Sur
13. Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaíno (1993) Baja California Sur
14. Early sixteenth-century monasteries on the slopes of Popocatepetl (1994)
15. Prehispanic city of Uxmal (1996) Yucatán
16. Zone of historical monuments of Querétaro (1996) Querétaro
17. Hospicio Cabañas de Guadalajara (1997) Jalisco
18. Archeological zone of Paquimé (Casas Grandes) (1998) Chihuahua
19. Area of ​​historical monuments of Tlacotalpan (1998) Veracruz
20. Historic fort city of Campeche (1999) Campeche
21. Area of ​​archaeological monuments of Xochicalco (1999) Morelos
22. Ancient Maya city and protected tropical forests of Calakmul (2002) Campeche
23. Franciscan Missions of the Sierra Gorda de Querétaro (2003) Querétaro
24. CasaTaller by Luis Barragán (2004) Distrito Federal
25. Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California (2005) Baja California, Baja Sur, Sonora, Sinaloa, Nayarit
26. Landscape of agaves and old industrial facilities of Tequila (2006) Jalisco
27. Central Campus of the UNAM   (2007) Mexico City
28. Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve (2008) Michoacán, Mexico
29. Protective Villa of San Miguel el Grande and Sanctuary of Jesús Nazareno de Atotonilco (2008) Guanajuato
30. Camino Real de Tierra Adentro (2010) Mexico City, Mexico, Hidalgo, Querétaro, Guanajuato, Jalisco, Aguascalientes, San Luis Potosí, Zacatecas, Durango, Chihuahua
31. Prehistoric Caves of Yagul and Mitla in the Central Valleys of Oaxaca (2010) Oaxaca
32. Biosphere Reserve El Pinacate and Gran Altar Desert (2013) Sonora

Travel trough Mexico! When you visit Playa del Carmen, remember that Encanto Riviera is an excelent place to lodge! 


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