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Buenos Aires, Argentina

Mafalda Monument

These small sculptures pay homage to the lovable star of an iconic Argentine comic strip.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Caminito

A bright little alley in La Boca is a part of tango history.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Cementerio de la Recoleta

Buenos Aires' city of the dead contains some very famous remains, including Eva Perón.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

El Ateneo Grand Splendid

This historic, palatial theater is now one of the world’s most beautiful bookstores.
Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Mexico

Zoo Miguel Álvarez del Toro

Catch a glimpse of local, native wildlife at this zoo dedicated to conservation and education.
San Agustín Etla, Mexico

Centro de las Artes de San Agustín (Arts Center of San Agustín)

The former textile factory is now an oasis for the arts.
Heroica Puebla de Zaragoza, Mexico

CIS San Javier

This palatial building has lived many lives as a convent, prison, cultural center, state archives, and government offices.
Oaxaca, Mexico

Museo de Filatelia de Oaxaca

This amazing collection includes rare stamps from around the world, including fluorescent ones.
Nativitas, Mexico

Ex Hacienda de Santa Águeda

The grounds of this former dairy hacienda now contain an entire town inspired by Tuscany, Italy.
Santiago de Querétaro, Mexico

Convento de la Santa Cruz (Convent of Santa Cruz)

This historic Mexican convent is home to a tree that grows crucifix-like thorns.
San Luis Tehuiloyocan, Mexico

La Casa del Diablo (The Devil's House)

This house covered in art created with volcanic rocks is shrouded in macabre lore.
Mexico City, Mexico

National Autonomous University of Mexico Faculty of Medicine Mural

A gigantic, symbolic artwork covers the side of the building.
Mexico City, Mexico

Museo del Metro (Metro Museum)

This underground museum highlights the history of Mexico City's subway system.
Heroica Puebla de Zaragoza, Mexico

Casa del Títere (House of Puppets)

A former factory hosts an amazing collection of Mexican marionettes.
Oaxaca, Mexico

Rufino Tamayo Museum of Pre-Hispanic Art

An incredible collection of Mesoamerican art assembled by one of Mexico's great artists.
San Juan Teotihuacan de Arista, Mexico

Quetzalpapálotl Palace

Dating back to the second century, vestiges of prehispanic mural paintings are found in this underground palace.
Oaxaca, Mexico

Panteón General (General Cemetery)

This graveyard boasts a medley of diverse and imaginative funeral architecture.
Heroica Puebla de Zaragoza, Mexico

Biblioteca Palafoxiana

The first public library in the Americas has more than 45,000 books dating back to the 15th century.
Heroica Puebla de Zaragoza, Mexico

Museum of Miniatures

Hidden inside a hotel is a museum of miniature models depicting the traditions and history of Mexico.
Cuernavaca, Mexico

Palace of Cortés

The conquistador's former fortress is the oldest preserved colonial building in the Americas.
San Juan Teotihuacan de Arista, Mexico

Mural of the Great Goddess

A striking depiction of Teotihuacan's mysterious "Spider Woman."
Heroica Puebla de Zaragoza, Mexico

La Pasita

This cluttered cantina is famed for its cheese-spiked, raisin-flavored liqueur.
Monte Albán, Mexico

Monte Albán

These sacred Mesoamerican ruins feature peculiar petroglyphs hidden in the stones.
Chignahuapan, Mexico

Iglesia del Honguito

Visit this small Mexican church to pray to a mushroom that is supposedly marked with the image of Christ.