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Santiago de Querétaro, Mexico

Museo Bichos Querétaro (Querétaro Bugs Museum)

One man's personal collection of more than 2,000 creepy-crawlies from around the world.
Acapulco de Juárez, Mexico

Ecumenical Chapel of Peace

A giant hilltop cross marks the location of a sanctuary with stunning views of Acapulco.
Mexico City, Mexico

Taquería Los Cocuyos

This one-window stand has been home to a giant vat of slowly simmering meats and an array of unique tacos for almost 50 years.
Santiago de Querétaro, Mexico

Jardín Héroes de Chapultepec (Garden Heroes of Chapultepec)

It was dubbed the "Garden of Plates" because it's covered in pieces of discarded dishes.
Guadalajara, Mexico

Telmex Building

This structure was moved nearly 40 feet while people continued working inside it.
El Salto, Mexico

The Deadly Rio Lerma

The Rio Lerma (Chignahuapan) in El Salto, Mexico, is one of the most polluted rivers in the world. It’s covered in white foam, and falling in can kill.
Santiago de Querétaro, Mexico

Querétaro Aqueduct

A beautiful example of 18th-century engineering still standing tall.
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.
Mexico City, Mexico

Helu's Productos Árabes

This tiny, tucked-away eatery reflects the history of Mexico's Lebanese immigrants.
Veracruz, Mexico

Plaza of the Lebanese Migrant

A coastal monument honors one of Mexico's most notable immigrant groups.
San Martín Tilcajete, Mexico

Alebrijes of San Martín Tilcajete

This Oaxacan town is known for its colorful fantastical creatures hand-carved by local artisans.
Mérida, Mexico

Cenote Xlacah

One of the few places where you can take a dip and look at Maya ruins at the same time.
Mexico City, Mexico

Museo Dolores Olmedo

This extraordinary art museum is like a secret world on the edge of Mexico City.
Mexico City, Mexico

Hellenic Cultural Institute's Coffered Ceiling

This piece of a Renaissance-era Spanish castle remained lost for decades.
Guadalajara, Mexico

Casa ITESO Clavigero

This singular Mexican structure is considered a masterpiece of the Tapatía architectural school.
México D.F., Mexico

The Animals of Parque España

Some charming, but sadly, unloved animal statues call this park home.
Mexico City, Mexico

Metro Auditorio

This Mexico City subway station will make you feel like you've been transported to the London Underground.
Mexico City, Mexico

Mexican Calendars Exhibition at the Soumaya Museum

This collection of promotional calendars preserves a staple of mid-century Mexican pop art.
Cuilápam de Guerrero, Mexico

Ex-Monastery of Santiago Apóstol

This exquisite example of early colonial architecture remains unfinished almost 500 years after construction began.
Oaxaca, Mexico

Rufino Tamayo Museum of Pre-Hispanic Art

An incredible collection of Mesoamerican art assembled by one of Mexico's great artists.
Zacatecas, Mexico

Mausoleum of Illustrious People

This grand yet little-visited tomb seems almost carved into the hill it sits on.
Mexico City, Mexico

Temple of Santiago Tlatelolco's Stones

A close look at the church's walls reveals pieces of Mexico's history.
Mexico City, Mexico

'Asia in Ivory'

The collection of intricate sculptures includes one carved from a mammoth's tusk
Mexico City, Mexico

Cineteca Nacional de Mexico

Its incredible collections are dedicated to preserving Mexico's film history.