Mexico, North America

Mexico is the fourth largest country by area & second largest by population in the continent of North America. Mexico is bordered by the USA to the north, pacific ocean to the west & south, Guatemala & the Caribbean sea to the south east & Gulf of Mexico to the east. Mexico had many civilizations like the Aztec, Toltec, Maya & many more, before the arrival of Spanish in the sixteenth century.




Mexico being one of the largest economies of the world with the largest silver producer & tenth largest oil producer, Tourism is also one of the major contributor to the economy. Mexico is first in the Americas by the number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites & it also ranks first in the number of international tourist arrivals.

Based on the type of the place, location, climate & few other things, tourism in Mexico can be categorized in to the following.

Beaches & Resorts
Heritage & Historical sites
City & Architectures
Adventure & Sports

List of places based on the following category:

Cities & Architecture
Lakes & Rivers
Pilgrimage
Churches
Temples
National Parks
Water Falls
Mountain & Valley
Desert
Monuments
Museums
Nature & Forests
Palaces & Forts
Bird Sanctuary




Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico

Chichen Itza is one of the pre columbian cities of the Mayan Civilization. Its located in the state of Yucatan in Mexico. This archeological site has many ruins of the Mayan Temples, one of them is the El Castillo or its also called as the Temple of Kukulkan, this has been voted as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. A lot of people around the world estimated to about 1.2 million tourists visit Chichen Itza every year.

El Castilo or the Temple of Kukulkan

La Iglesia