23 Must-See Landmarks in Mexico You’ll Love

There are so many fascinating landmarks in Mexico. From historic and sacred places that give you a glimpse of ancient Mayan life to museums and cathedrals in the city. And of course, there are tacos and tequila to be sampled in between visiting these attractions.

Here is your guide to the must-see landmarks in Mexico. And if you can’t fit them all into one trip, you’ll just have an excuse to plan a trip back.

Chichen Itza is one of Mexico’s most visited and most famous landmarks. The stepped pyramid structure was once inhabited by Mayans and is believed to have been one of the most important places of their empire.

Chichen Itza


The fortress built along the coast, with pyramid-shaped ruins and various dwellings is what you’ll see when you visit the ruins.

Tulum Ruins


This site has more than 4000 structures within the city walls and it is believed that there were additional dwellings outside. It’s worth taking a private tour to see this wondrous ruined city.



Among the stone carvings, you’ll find remnants of the Main Plaza and Ball Game Court. These impressive structures depict what life was once like in Monte Albán.

Monte Albán


Located in the state of Chiapas, it’s worth a day trip if you are staying in the region. The on-site museum is a great place to check out Mayan glyphs, pottery and ancient carvings.



The Great Pyramid of Cholula is one of the largest pyramids in the world. Over recent years, archaeologists excavating this once great pyramid have discovered a network of tunnels and altars.

Great Pyramid of Cholula


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