Attractions

Top Choice Waterfall in La Huasteca Potosina

Cascada de Tamul

Tamul is the Huasteca Potosina’s most spectacular waterfall. Water plunges 105m into the pristine Río Santa Maria (which becomes the Tampaón). Its setting, in a canyon surrounded on all sides with thick forest, is q…
Top Choice Museum in Aguascalientes

Museo Nacional de la Muerte

The excellent Museo Nacional de la Muerte exhibits all things relating to Mexico's favorite subject – death – from the skeleton La Catrina to historic artifacts and modern depictions. The contents – over 2500 items,…
Top Choice Architecture in Xilitla

Las Pozas

Whimsical would be an understatement for this remarkable jungle creation, where stairs that lead nowhere, bizarre concrete platforms, thousands of butterflies and the sound of rushing water combine to create a surre…
Top Choice Museum in San Luis Potosí

Museo Federico Silva

This excellent museum devoted to the work of Mexican artist Federico Silva (b 1923) should not be missed. The 17th-century building was once a hospital and later a school, but has been exquisitely transformed into a…
Top Choice Museum in Guanajuato

Museo y Casa de Diego Rivera

Diego Rivera's birthplace is now an excellent museum honoring the famous artist, who was persona non grata here for years. It's worth spending an hour here – longer if you're a Rivera fan. Rivera and his twin brothe…
Top Choice Museum in Querétaro

MUCAL

The first of its kind in the world, this extraordinary museum is the labor of love of its owner Señor Landin, whose family has been producing calendars in Mexico for decades. There are two parts to the museum: 19 ex…
Top Choice Church in Guanajuato

Templo La Valenciana

On a hill overlooking Guanajuato, 5km north of the center, is the magnificent Templo La Valenciana. Its facade is spectacular and its interior dazzles with ornate golden altars, filigree carvings and giant paintings…
Top Choice Museum in Zacatecas

Museo Rafael Coronel

The excellent Museo Rafael Coronel is not to be missed. Imaginatively housed in the ruins of the lovely 16th-century Ex-Convento de San Francisco, it houses Mexican folk art collected by Zacatecan artist Rafael Coro…
Top Choice Museum in Zacatecas

Museo del Arte Abstracto Manuel Felguérez

This superb abstract-art museum is worth visiting for the building alone; originally a seminary, it was later used as a prison and has been renovated to create some remarkable exhibition spaces, transforming the for…
Top Choice Museum in Zacatecas

Museo Pedro Coronel

The extraordinary Museo Pedro Coronel is housed in a 17th-century former Jesuit college and, given that it was recently remodeled, is one of provincial Mexico's best art museums. Pedro Coronel (1923−85) was an afflu…