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Boca del Río, Mexico

Buque Cañonero C-07 Guanajuato (C-07 Guanajuato Gunship)

This flagship of the Mexican Navy has had a bumpy second life after being retired from service.
Veracruz, Mexico

Plaza of the Lebanese Migrant

A coastal monument honors one of Mexico's most notable immigrant groups.
Aguascalientes, Mexico

National Museum of Death

A uniquely robust and historic look at Mexico's omnipresent dance with Death.
Aguascalientes, Mexico

Aguascalientes Government Palace Murals

The artwork detailing the city's history features a few controversial characters.
Aguascalientes, Mexico

Templo de San Antonio

This ornate church designed by a self-taught architect is an eclectic masterpiece in the heart of Central Mexico.
Aguascalientes, Mexico

Museo José Guadalupe Posada

A museum dedicated to the famous Mexican illustrator's iconic calaveras.
Yanga, Mexico

'El Yanga'

A statue of the formerly enslaved person considered "the first liberator of the Americas" stands in the town named after him.
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.
Uruapan, Mexico

Parque Nacional Barranca del Cupatitzio (Cupatitzio Canyon National Park)

One of Mexico's rare urban natural parks features waterfalls and a working fish farm.
Xalapa, Mexico

Xalapa Museum of Anthropology

The largest collection of artifacts from the Olmec civilization, the mother culture of Mesoamerica.
Papantla de Olarte, Mexico

Monumento al Volador (Monument to the Flyer)

A massive yet whimsical statue pays homage to the art and joy of "flight."
Janitzio, Mexico

Statue of José Maria Morelos

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

Gertrudis Bocanegra Public Library

This 16th-century church now has a heavenly second life as a cultural hub of Pátzcuaro.
Guanajuato, Mexico

Museo de las Momias de Guanajuato

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

Hotel Castillo Santa Cecilia

A hotel masquerading as a medieval castle overlooks a Mexican city.
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

Presa de San Renovato

This highly decorated dam is one of Guanajuato's most unexpectedly beautiful public works.
Dolores Hidalgo, Mexico

Nieves Exóticas of Jardín Principal

Meat and seafood are part of the frozen dessert flavors available at these legendary street stands.
Huehuetlán, Mexico

Sótano de las Golondrinas (Cave of Swallows)

The largest cave shaft in the world is home to thousands of birds and popular with BASE jumpers.
Xilitla, Mexico

Las Pozas

Extraordinary sculpture garden created by an eccentric English poet.
Concá, Mexico

El Árbol Milenario

A fairytale-like grove with a crystal-clear spring bubbling under the shade of a massive ancient tree.
Morelia, Mexico

'People and Landscape of Michoacán' Mural

This masterpiece of muralism depicts the rich culture of the people of Michoacán and their timeless connection to the land.
Morelia, Mexico

Morelia Aqueduct Water Box

This feature of the city's aqueduct has achieved numismatic fame thanks to its appearance on Mexican banknotes.
Jalpan de Serra, Mexico

Museo Histórico de la Sierra Gorda (Historical Museum of the Sierra Gorda)

The building that houses this museum is as historic as its collection.