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Mexico is situated in the northern region of the American continent linking the Gulf of Mexico on the east and the Pacific Ocean on the west. It is encircled by the United States on the north and by Guatemala and Belize on the south and is divided into six tourist regions. These regions are Northern Mexico, Central Mexico, Southern Mexico, The Yucatan Peninsula, The Pacific Coast and The Baja California Peninsula.
The historic city of Aguascalientes, the capital of the state of Aguascalientes, is situated in north-central Mexico, 504 kilometers from Mexico City and 130 kilometers from Zacatecas. The climate is lovely, with an average year-round temperature ranging from 17 to 20 degree Centigrade and summer highs reaching 23 degree Centigrade.
Aguascalientes, founded 430 years ago, offers an impressive variety of old churches, neighborhoods, gardens, plazas, modern edifices, museums, architectural monuments, bullfight arenas and swimming resorts with thermal waters. In this city, you can also attend a variety of traditional events, such as the Festival de las Calaveras that means the Festival of Skulls and the San Marcos National Fair, one of the finest and oldest showcases of regional culture and tradition. The fair’s diverse contribution includes cultural events, art exhibits, cockfights and dance performances.
Also of interest are the city’s five traditional neighborhoods that include La Salud, La Estacion, Guadalupe, El Encino and San Marcos, each with its own rich history, strong religious traditions and captivating baroque architecture. The churches of Aguascalientes include Nuestra Senora del Rosario, San Diego and the Basilica-Cathedral in the Historic Center, all of which invite you to welcome the religious magnificence of the colonial age. This place also produces some of the best wines in the country, which mix completely with local dishes like lomo de la abuela and a wide range of other regional culinary delights.

Mexico, the country that has it all, beach resorts, colonial cities, archeological sites, and countless natural settings. You can simply relax absorbing their rich cultural heritage and relish the culinary delights that make Mexico a modern country, yet full of customs and tradition.

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