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Places visited in Mazatlán, Mexico
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Santa María del Tule, Mexico

El Árbol del Tule (The Tule Tree)

The stoutest tree in the world.
Mazatlán, Mexico

El Faro de Mazatlán

From Nunavut to Tierra del Fuego, you won't find any lighthouse higher than this one.
Mazatlán, Mexico

Ángela Peralta Theater

This restored opera house is named after a soprano known for tragic romance, exile, and a truly uncomfortable wedding.
San Andrés Cholula, Mexico

The Great Pyramid of Cholula

An Aztec temple, the largest man-made pyramid in the world, sits buried in earth with a Spanish church set on top.
Mexico City, Mexico

Chapultepec Castle

The only castle in North America to ever house actual sovereigns.
Zacatecas, Mexico

Hotel Quinta Real

Hotel designed around a 16th century Mexican bullring.
Guanajuato, Mexico

Alley of the Kiss

A Mexican Romeo-and-Juliet-esque legend has given this super-narrow alleyway a reputation for romance.
Guanajuato, Mexico

Museo de las Momias de Guanajuato

Mexico's astounding mummy museum with "the world's smallest mummy."
Janitzio, Mexico

Statue of José Maria Morelos

Climb through the life of a Mexican hero as you ascend a 130-foot statue.
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

La Rotonda del Mar

A Lovecraftian altar of nightmarish bronze chairs sits ominously on a boardwalk in Puerto Vallarta.
San Juan Parangaricutiro, Mexico

Viejo San Juan Parangaricutiro

This church, buried halfway in lava rock, is all that remains of a Mexican village destroyed by a volcano.
Teuchitlán, Mexico

Guachimontones

The jewel of western Mexico's archaeological legacy is this tiered circular pyramid now covered in grass.