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Best Places In Mexico That History Buffs Should Travel To
In Morelia, there are many wondrous historical sites, such as Morelia Cathedral and an 18th century church, Santuario de Guadalupe y Exconvento de San Diego. There are also several museums highlighting pre-Hispanic exploration to the state's colonization, orchid and mask museums, and the annual Zapata Vive Morelia Festival.
12. Morelia, Michoacán
Zihuatanejo boasts many archaeological sites, such as the Museo Arqueológico de la Costa Grande, which contains artifacts dating back to Mesoamerican civilizations. The Xihuacan Archeological Zone & Museum has tours to experience what Mesoamerican culture was like prior to Spain's arrival to Mexico in the 1500s.
11. Zihuatanejo, Guerrero
A pivotal location during the Mexican-American War, Monterrey is home to some amazing museums, historical battle sites, and the 17th-century Catedral Metropolitana de Nuestra Señora de Monterrey. During the 1846 Battle of Monterrey, the cathedral was the last point of defense for the Mexican Army before their surrender to America.
10. Monterrey, Nuevo León
The capital of San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí City is famous for its careful preservation of numerous mansions and buildings dating back thousands of years into the past, such as the Mesoamerican ruins of Tamtoc and Tamohi, dating back to 300 A.D. It also has a number of museums, historical churches, and famous government buildings.
9. San Luis Potosí City
The Museo de las Momias de Guanajuato in Guanajuato City has naturally-mummified remains collected between the 19th and 20th centuries. Visitors can also tour silver mines, the site of the Mexican War of Independence's first major battle, and the immaculate Basílica de Nuestra Señora with a famous bejeweled carving of the Virgin Mary.
8. Guanajuato City, Guanajuato