World Heritage Sites in Mexico

Agave Landscape and Ancient Industrial Facilities of Tequila (Mexico) Editor Sun, 12/09/2018 - 12:42
The Agave Region is one of the most important cultural landscapes in Mexico, not only for the importance of the natural landscape that it offers but also for the cultural tradition that has been kept for several centuries and from which has arisen one of the main icons that identify this country: the tequila.

Ancient Maya City and Protected Tropical Forests of Calakmul, Campeche (Mexico)

The Ancient Maya City and Protected Tropical Forests of Calakmul, Campeche is both a World Heritage site and a Biosphere Reserve. The largest forest mass in Mexico and the second largest remnant forest left in Latin America, it is the heartland of the area in which the Maya civilization reached its climax.
Aqueduct of Padre Tembleque Hydraulic System, World Heritage Site (Mexico) Editor Thu, 12/20/2018 - 20:23
The Aqueduct of Padre Tembleque Hydraulic System encompasses a water catchment area, springs, canals, distribution tanks and arcaded aqueduct bridges. It incorporates the highest single-level arcade ever built in an aqueduct.
Archipiélago de Revillagigedo: National Park and World Heritage Site (Mexico) Editor Mon, 11/05/2018 - 17:05
Located in the eastern Pacific Ocean, the Archipiélago de Revillagigedo is made up of four remote islands and their surrounding waters. Part of a submerged volcanic mountain range, the islands provide critical habitat for a range of wildlife and are of particular importance for seabirds.
Camino Real de Tierra Adentro, World Heritage Site (Mexico) Editor Fri, 01/04/2019 - 16:27
Camino Real de Tierra Adentro was the Royal Inland Road, also known as the Silver Route, which constitutes a part of the Spanish Intercontinental Royal Route from Mexico City to Santa Fe. The route was actively used as a trade route for 300 years, from the mid-16th to the 19th centuries.
Central University City Campus of UNAM World Heritage Site (Mexico) Editor Wed, 10/17/2018 - 12:40
The Central University City Campus of UNAM constitutes a unique example of 20th-century modernism integrating urbanism, architecture, engineering, landscape design and fine arts with references to local traditions, especially to Mexico’s pre-Hispanic past.

Earliest 16th-Century Monasteries on the Slopes of Popocatépetl World Heritage Site (Mexico)

These 14 monasteries stand on the slopes of Popocatépetl to the southeast of Mexico City. They are in an excellent state of conservation and are good examples of the architectural style adopted by the first missionaries who converted the indigenous populations to Christianity in the early 16th century.

El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve, World Heritage Site (Mexico)

The Biosphere Reserve comprises the Pinacate area, Gran Desierto de Altar, and Bahía Adair on the Gulf of California’s border in northeastern Mexico. Geological volcanic formations with craters, dunes, oasis and beaches, as well as the diversity of plant associations, create its special landscape.