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Tlalnepantla, Mexico

Mini Mundos

Detailed miniature models of iconic landmarks in Mexico and around the world.
Mexico City, Mexico

Pyramid of Ehécatl

The ruins of an ancient temple to the Aztec wind god discovered in the middle of a metro station.
Mexico City, Mexico

Aztec Serpent Head Cornerstone

On a cornerstone of the City Museum is the head of a monstrous serpent stolen from an Aztec pyramid 400 years ago.
Mexico City, Mexico

UNAM Central Library

This incredible college library is a visual masterpiece of mosaic art. It also looks kind of like a giant boombox.
Xochicalco, Mexico

Xochicalco Pyramids

The ruins of an ancient city built by Mayan traders is centered around a temple of a sacred feathered serpent deity.
Oaxaca, Mexico

Jardín Etnobotánico de Oaxaca (Ethnobotanical Garden of Oaxaca)

A 16th-century monastery boasts a lush array of plants native to Mexico’s most biodiverse region.
Metepec, Mexico

Pino Suárez Linear Garden

This sculpture garden is a serene oasis wedged in the middle of a busy highway.
Mexico City, Mexico

Pantheon of San Fernando

The burial place of some of Mexico's most prominent residents is full of macabre stories and hidden masonic symbols.
Mérida, Mexico

The Corners of Mérida

Iconic red and white plaques show the creative names invented to navigate the city streets.
Heroica Puebla de Zaragoza, Mexico

Casa del Títere (House of Puppets)

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

Rafael Coronel Museum

Mexico's largest collection of masks is found within the ruins of an abandoned convent.
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.
Guanajuato, Mexico

Hacienda del Cochero

Peaceful gardens hide an underground torture museum.
Ejido del Centro, Mexico

Biblioteca de México

This "City of Books" holds a museum, library, and the complete personal book collections of five of Mexico's greatest thinkers.
San Pablo Villa de Mitla, Mexico

Column of Death

A mysterious pillar in an ancient burial chamber is said to predict how long you have to live.
Aguascalientes, Mexico

Automaton Clocks of Aguascalientes

Public clocks around the city chime with bullfights, cockfights, old railways, and other local traditions.
Zacatecas, Mexico

Petroteca of San Agustín

Fragments of the former temple's lost facade are now displayed in a strange library of stones.
Durango, Mexico

Benigno Montoya Funerary Art

A historic cemetery doubles as a museum containing hundreds of unique tombs sculpted by a single artist.
Santa María del Tule, Mexico

El Árbol del Tule (The Tule Tree)

The stoutest tree in the world.
San Pablo Villa de Mitla, Mexico

Hierve El Agua

This beautifully deceptive waterfall is something far different from what it appears to be.
Huautla de Jiménez, Mexico

Huautla de Jiménez

Southern Mexico under the influence of mushrooms, ceremony and celebrity.
Heroica Puebla de Zaragoza, Mexico

Rosary Chapel

The splendor of this 17th century golden chapel has led it to be called the "eighth wonder of the world."
Mexico City, Mexico

The Cake Room at Pastelería Ideal

Where layer cakes tower above one’s head and there is never a shortage of icing.
San Miguel Ameyalco, Mexico

La Escondida

A fairy garden in an old hotel hidden in La Marquesa forest.