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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.

Monterrey, known as the Sultan of the North, is located in Mexico’s northern region, 729 kilometers northeast of Guadalajara and 993 kilometers north of Mexico City. The climate is hot, with an average temperature of 23 degree Celsius. However it can reach 45 degree Celsius during the summer.
Monterrey is the state capital of Nuevo Leon and it ranks among Mexico’s three most important cities. In addition, it offers countless tourist attractions, such as its colonial and contemporary architecture. Here one can see the contrast of new and old as one marvel at beautiful buildings like the Palacio Del Obispado and the Museo de Arte Contemporaneous. At the Macro Plaza, the heart of Monterrey, one will see imposing civic and religious edifices.
In the surrounding areas one can enjoy gorgeous natural scenery at the Cascada Cola de Caballo National Park and Cumbres de Monterrey National Park. The latter, one of the nation’s largest parks, consists of the Chipinque Ecological Park, the Canon de la Huasteca and the Cerro de la Silla, ideal spots for camping, ecotourism and adventure tourism. Due to the city’s importance as an industrial center and its proximity to the United States, Monterrey is an excellent place for shopping. As for regional cuisine, during the visit one can try cabrito asado, the roast kid, one of the state’s most famous dishes.

Monterrey can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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