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Monterrey City Sightseeing Tour
"Your Monterrey city tour starts with hotel pickup by your guide who will show you the city’s top landmarks and introduce you to its history and culture. Head first to Barrio Antiguo the old town where colonial architecture mixes with many restaurants shops and bars. Visit the State Museum of Popular Cultures located in Casa del Campesino once the palace of the governor and the oldest civil building in the city. Tour the museum with your guide to see its exhibitions about different cultures in Mexico and around the world. Next head a few blocks west to Macroplaza
From $100.00
 
Private Day Trip: 7 Bays of Huatulco from Puerto Escondido
"During this private tour you will visit 7 of the most beautiful bays in Huatulco in the Mexican Pacific Coast and have the chance of swimming and enjoying its fresh waters. You will begin at the Bahia of Santa Cruz to embark a catamaran that will take yo which distinguished for its heart shaped and isolated beach. At the Bay of Maguey you will have time to swim and snorkel in its tranquil and cristaline waters. If you want to try one of the dishes from the coast there will be plenty of options to choose from. Before returning to Puerto Escondido you will go to the center of Huatulco better known as La Crucecita there you wlll have the chance to visit the church of Virgen de Guadalupe famous for having the biggest Virgin of Guadalupe paint in the world on its roof besides visiting the public main park and its traditional stores."
From $535.00
 
Cola de Caballo Waterfall and Villa de Santiago Day Trip from Monterrey
"After pickup in Monterrey head with your guide by comfortable van to Cola de Caballo about 1 hour south of the city on the edge of Cumbres de Monterrey National Park just outside Villa de Santiago. Meaning Horse Tail in English the 82-foot (25-meter) Cola de Caballo waterfall is one of the most popular natural attractions in the Monterrey area. Find out why as you admire the falls from all angles by climbing up the steps that provide different viewpoints some of which are so close to the falls that you’ll feel the spray of the water. To get to the waterfall you can either walk with your guide along the 1-mile (1.6-km) path from the entrance
From $100.00

El Obispado Tips (6)

Obizpado

To the west of the city you could find the Palace of the Obispado, that has become a Regional Museum of History of the state of Nuevo León.The municipality of Garza García, in the metropolitan zone of...
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lucyguajardo
Sep 12, 2002

Beautfiul View

Obispado is up in the hills of Monterrey overlooking part of the city. It is a museum that has historical artifacts including swords, guns, cannon balls, military uniforms, and paintings of Mexican...
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DriftingDavila
Jul 27, 2004

Another view of the Bishop,...

Another view of the Bishop, take a tour inside the museum, entrance 3 USD, this hill have a lot of history, some people belive there are many tunnels from here to downtown, American flag was raised...
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arteimagen
May 26, 2003

Obispado

Go up the hill to the 'Obispado' and have a beautifaul view over Monterrey!It´s the former palace of the bishop of Monterrey, now a state museum displaying artefacts from the colonial era. I didn´t...
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TinyTuck
Aug 25, 2002

EL Obispado (The Bishop's...

EL Obispado (The Bishop's Palace)There is a recently remodeled museum and great views of the city from the top of this large hill. There are benches to sit and enjoy the view. This is a spot where...
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wbozic
Aug 24, 2002

Historical highlight in the centre of town

In the middle of Monterrey's modern day concrete jungle, the Obispado is to be found perched on a hill overlooking the city. Being the former episcopal residence, it is now transformed into a museum...
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Sinjoor
May 05, 2013
 
 
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Things to Do Near Monterrey

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MARCO

The excellent MARCO (35 peso entry) had an incredible exhibit of Maestros Mexicanos. There were two paintings I especially appreciated, one of birds that were trapped in ribbon (speaking of...
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Barrio Antiguo

The majority of entertainment options are concentrated just a few blocks from the hotel zone in the downtown area, in the Barrio Antiguo (Historic Downtown) which is easily accessed from other parts...
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Cerro de la Silla

If you have the breath enought to climb Cerro de la Silla to the Teleferico, you will see a post card like this, seeing the 3 million people city below your feet. This is an easy 2.5 Km hike travel...
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Plaza Sésamo

Spend a day in Plaza Sesamo, there are a lot of funny activities for all ages, gifts, pictures and a great view of the Cerro de la Silla, bring your swimming suit in the Acuarama area and get fun.!!!...
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Cervecería Cuauhtemoc

Take a free tour of Cuahtemoc Brewery (makers of Sol, Dos Equis, Bohemia, among others). Tours are offered during regular business hours and on Saturdays until 2:00 pm. No photos allowed...
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Museo de Historia Mexicana

The Museo de Historia Mexicana (only in Spanish) was fantastic; my first trip to Monterrey I spent an hour here but felt I could have done much more! This hands-on museum offered much insight into...
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Getting to Monterrey

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Rafael José Vergel S/N, Col. Obispado

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