It doesn't get much more cowboy than this: on the outskirts of Real de Catorce you can wander in the remains of a former bullring. You'll have to use your…
Must see attractions in Mexico
- PPlaza de Toros
- MMuseo de la Restauración de la República
If you can read Spanish or are a real history buff, this museum covers Querétaro's role in Mexico's history, particularly the French occupation and the…
- TTorre Reforma
This 246m (807ft), 57-story, wedge-shaped tower became Mexico City's tallest building when it opened in 2016, displacing the Torre BBVA Bancomer (235m…
- TTribuna Monumental de las Águilas
This 'Fallen Eagle Monument,' known also as 'el Tribuna Monumental,' is an obelisk dedicated to fallen Mexican soldiers who joined the Allies in the…
- TTemplo de San Marcos
The handsome 18th-century Templo de San Marcos is across from the Jardín de San Marcos and overlooks the end of the city's main pedestrian street.
- GGalería Vega m57
Real's only dedicated art gallery hosts exhibitions and installations of contemporary work in a variety of media in a restored colonial building.
- BBiblioteca de la Historia de las Californias
Across from the Jardín Velasco, La Paz’s former Casa de Gobierno is now the Biblioteca de la Historia de las Californias, a history library.
- CCasino de la Feria
This is Mexico's only legal casino (built in 1962); during the annual feria, it's also the the city's cockfighting arena.
Tehuantepec’s dim indoor market is open daily on the west side of the plaza, and spills out into surrounding streets.
- IIglesia de La Compañía
Finely carved facades adorn the colonial Iglesia de La Compañía on the opposite side of the Zócalo to the cathedral.
- BBodega Quetzalli
The second exhibition space of leading commercial gallery Galería Quetzalli.
- PPalacio Municipal
This handsome 17th-century building, occupied by local government offices, faces onto the zócalo.
- GGlorieta de la Cabeza Maya
A roundabout and a landmark featuring a large statue of a Maya chieftain’s head, at the west end of town.
- PParroquia de Guadalupe
A small Gothic church that shows its age and is all the more beautiful for it.
- TTemplo de San Miguel Arcángel
Comala's parish church is at the northeast corner of the Plaza Principal.
- TTemplo de la Compañía
Built by the Jesuits in 1675 with a baroque facade.
- PPalacio Municipal
On the plaza's north side is the Palacio Municipal.
- IIglesia de San Rafael
Iglesia de San Rafael was founded in 1742.