Copper Canyon is a system of canyons in northern Mexico, which were formed from six rivers that eventually all flow into the Rio Fuerte, a big river that meets the Sea of Cortez. The six canyons in Copper Canyon, when combined, are larger than the Grand Canyon. The Copper Canyon was named for the coppery(…)
Mexico Tourist Attractions
Mexico is a country with varied landscape ranging from the sea to the mountains. With such a wide and varied topography on one hand, Mexico even boasts of grand history and archaeology to its credit. The historic sites of Chichen Itza, Tikal, Templo Mayor – Aztec Temple, Tulum, and Great Pyramid of Tenochtitlán, take the visitors on a journey into the past. Metropolitan Cathedral, Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Church of Santo Domingo de Guzmán, and Pueblo Cathedral are the prominent churches in Mexico. The uninhabited Marieta Islands have wowing places such as the hidden beach of Puerto Vallarta. Other tourist destinations include Cultural center Palacio de Bellas Artes, Franz Mayer Museum, Chapultepec Castle, and Copper Canyon.
Templo Mayor in Tenochtitlan (now Mexico City), the main temple of the Aztecs, was a place to make offerings to the god of war, Huitzilopochtli, and the god of rain and agriculture, Tlaloc. The stepped pyramid had a shrine to each of these gods at the top, accessed by staircases. The original temple was built(…)
Chichen Itza is an archaeological site built by the Maya civilization of Mexico in 750 to 1200 AD. These ruins of an ancient city center offer insights into the civilization that created it, in their architectural styles and diverse features. The structures in the city include pyramids, sacred sites and temples, baths, and graves. The(…)
Once a city of potentially 125,000 people, Teotihuacan was one of the largest cities worldwide during its time. Teotihuacan is an archaeological site from a major Mesoamerican civilization, so influential that the Aztec pyramids were probably based on the ones at this site. The city’s origins date back to around 100 BC, with major growth(…)