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Mexico City, Mexico

Foro Sol

The F1 Mexican Grand Prix circuit goes right through the middle of this old baseball stadium.
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.
Mexico City, Mexico

Museo del Metro (Metro Museum)

This underground museum highlights the history of Mexico City's subway system.
Zacatecas, Mexico

Mina El Edén Rock and Mineral Museum

The spectacular subterranean collection includes dazzling minerals, including a piece of "kryptonite."
Chiapa de Corzo, Mexico

Crocodiles of Sumidero Canyon

In this breathtaking canyon, crocodiles bask on boulders and glide through the murky waters.
Cuernavaca, Mexico

Museo Robert Brady

An incredible little museum of interior design full of artifacts collected from around the world.
Mexico City, Mexico

Zócalo Metro Models

These subterranean models show Mexico City's central square during three different eras.
Mineral del Monte, Mexico

Panteón Inglés

The English graveyard of Mineral del Monte, a magical little piece of Cornwall in Mexico.
Actopan, Mexico

Open Chapel Murals of Actopan

These nearly 500-year-old scenes are largely faded by the ravages of time, yet still maintain their power to horrify.
Mexico City, Mexico

National Museum of Anthropology Murals

The unique collection often goes unnoticed by visitors focused only on the archaeological objects.
Aguascalientes, Mexico

Museo José Guadalupe Posada

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

'El Perfil del Tiempo'

A "time traveler's" vision of human history stretches throughout Mexico City's Copilco metro station.
Mexico City, Mexico

National Museum of Interventions

A bullet-scarred monastery chronicles Mexico's turbulent history of foreign invasions.
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.
Mexico City, Mexico

Coatlicue Statue

Come face to face with the ferocious visage of the serpent-headed mother goddess of the Aztecs.
Mexico City, Mexico

Monoliths of the Templo Mayor

This museum houses two of Mexico's most impressive Aztec monoliths.
Tequisquiapan, Mexico

Mexico Me Encanta! Miniature Museum

This detailed miniature model covers all aspects of life in a small Mexican village.
Cuernavaca, Mexico

Palace of Cortés

The conquistador's former fortress is the oldest preserved colonial building in the Americas.
Mexico City, Mexico

Los Pinos

The official Presidential Residence of Los Pinos became an emblem of Mexico's opulence and presidential corruption.
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.
Mexico City, Mexico

La Casa de los Azulejos

Once home to an aristocratic family and a workers' organization, this intricately tiled building now houses a chain restaurant.
Bonampak, Mexico

Murals of Bonampak

Three small rooms in the jungle house the most elaborate and intact murals of the Mayan world.
Mexico City, Mexico

Fuente de los Coyotes

In Coyoacán, a pair of coyotes crown a public fountain in reference to the ancient Aztec name of the borough.