Campeche


Campeche Tourism

Mixed Heritage of Mexico

The state of Campeche is located in the southwest of the Yucatan Peninsula, southeast of the Mexican Republic. It limits to the north with the state of Yucatan, to the south with the state of Tabasco and the Republic of Guatemala, to the east with the state of Quintana Roo and Belize, and to the west with the Bay of Campeche in the Gulf of Mexico.

When the Spanish town was established in what is now the main square, being a town located by the sea, it followed the Renaissance model of the grid line.

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Tourist Attractions of Campeche

We invite you to walk through the Historic Center of Campeche, a place full of stories and legends of pirates, admire its forts and bastions that for a long time protected this city.

Historic Center of Campeche
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Historic Center of Campeche

Campeche Historical Center is a whole piece of history in its streets and alleys can feel the presence of the Spanish conquerors, pirates invaders, civil strife of the nineteenth century. At present the capital’s historic center of Campeche, the main nerve of...

Casa No  6, Cultural Center
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Casa No. 6, Cultural Center

Casa 6 building is only one level, its facade is austere, consisting of a door and four windows, the door is framed by stone jambs and lintel and the crown molding so undulating pediment, surmounted by a cross.

Fort of San Jose
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Fort of San Jose

At the end of the 18th century, several exterior works were built that increased the radius of action of the Campeche square; One of them is this building completed on August 19, 1792, with King José Sabido de Vargas being Lieutenant of the King.

Fort of San Miguel
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Fort of San Miguel

The San Miguel Fort is located to the west one of campeche and is one of 6 fortifications that were constructed to the neighborhood of the city, this acts it was finished in 1801 and it possesses drawbridge, police officer’s body, official’s quarter, store of gunpowder...

Palizada Magic Town
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Palizada Magic Town

Palizada is a magical town that has symbolic attributes, legends, history, momentous events, Cottian in order magic that emanates from each of their socio-cultural manifestations, which today means a great opportunity for tourist use.A friendly town whose houses

City Trams
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City Trams

With super cute and handsome “city trams” could make a tour of the main sites and historical monuments of the city of Campeche Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Through traditional neighborhoods, along the seawall of the city, their other routes...

Campeche's Sea Gate
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Sea Gate (Puerta de Mar)

As an elementary part of the Campeche wall, the Puerta de Mar was built along with the canvas that faced the sea at the end of the 17th century. This gate received travelers and products from...

Campeche's Land Gate (Puerta de Tierra)
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Land Gate (Puerta de Tierra)

It conserves most of its original elements, such as gunboats, gunpowder stores or casemates; embrasures, machicolations and the rebellion with its moat three meters wide by three deep.

Mayan Architecture Museum, Bastion of la Soledad
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Mayan Architecture Museum

This bastion was built around 1690, where the fortification known as El Bonete was located in 1610. It is the third and largest of the Campeche defensive system, which served as support for the Puerta de Mar.

Forts and Bastions of Campeche, Military Architecture
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Military Architecture

From s. XVI, after the founding of the town, began construction of military buildings. The Military Architecture of the first phase was altered or destroyed over time, the second stage begins with the construction of the wall in 1686 and the third stage in the lates.

Edzna Mayan Ruins
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Edzna Mayan Ruins

Edzna means “House of the Itzaes”, Edzna Mayan Ruins are located to 61 kilometres to the south-east of Campeche’s City. The access fulfils for the federal road 180; in the km 45 a diversion takes towards the road 261 that he leads to the archaeological zone.

Calakmul Mayan Ruins
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Calakmul Mayan Ruins

Calakmul Mayan Ruins represents Mexico, is one of the most important reservations, not for his territorial extension but for the variety of animal and vegetable species that there coexist in a zone which climate is favoured, sheltering to one of the cultures most...

Xpuhil Mayan Ruins
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Xpuhil Mayan Ruins

Xpuhil Mayan Ruins, it is the head of the municipality of Calakmul, in the vicinity of the population are of Mayan archaeological sites Xpuhil, Becán, Chicana, Balamcan, ant and southwest is the most important Maya city of Calakmul. Maya comes from cat tails

Chicanna Mayan Ruins
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Chicanna Mayan Ruins

Chicanaa Mayan Ruins. Its name means “the house of the mouth of the serpent”, this archaeological site was an important city of the region of river Bec, salesman of Becán. His development was from 300 B.C. reaching his height between 550 and 700 A.D., t



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