South America

Meeting Point Of Cultures: Mexico

The geography of Mayan culture Mexico offers a unique experience that will make you forget all the landscapes you are used to in the world, with its turquoise sea and coral reefs, the legendary beaches of the Caribbean Sea and its unique natural beauty.

From North American countries, Mexico is the destination that offers a unique experience around the world. The country is the meeting point of different cultures, and with its unique natural beauty, it gives life to the photo frames resembling postcards.

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Located in the heart of the Yucatan Peninsula, Cancun has grown into one of the most popular tourist destinations in Mexico in recent years thanks to the influence of social media.

The Yucatan Peninsula is famous for its spectacular resorts such as Tulum and Cancun, as well as its obruxes and natural landforms. The natural swimming pools formed as a result of the collapse of the caves are also the places where the images used for the international promotion of Mexico have been filmed recently.

To follow the Mayans, one of the most ancient cultures in the world, you must break your route to Chichen Itza, which is on a similar route to Cancun and Tulum. One of Mexico’s best-preserved Mayan pyramids, El Castillo, is a favorite of visitors to the region.

Every year during the Equinox period, daylight hitting the corner ledges of the pyramid creates a luminous line starting from the top of the pyramid and extending to the snakehead bust below. This visual that creates a shadow game with Snakebite will literally blow your mind.

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The pyramid consists of four stairs, which symbolize the seasons. These four stairs to reach the platform at the top of the 364 steps need to exit. This number, which reached 365 with the platform, represents a year. The pyramid is one of the most important historical buildings in Mexico, having topped the popular vote on the list of seven new Wonders of the world.

Historical spots around the pyramid include the Temple of the High Priest, The Temple of the Warriors, The Great Ball Field and the Caracol observatory.

Cozumel Island is a corner from paradise, accessible by ferries departing from Playa del Carmen. The island is a tourist destination with water sports, colorful nightlife, natural beauty and unique restaurants.

Located on a cliff overlooking the Caribbean Sea, Tulum is one of The Last settlements of the Mayans. Surrounded by archaeological sites from the Maya, the city is of great religious importance.

Isla Mujures (women’s Island), a 20-minute ferry ride from Cancun, is famous for its crisp white beaches. Playa Norte is the most famous beach on the island. You can explore all sides of the island with boat tours. The island centre and the surrounding area can be reached by golf carts.

Moses is the world’s first underwater sculpture museum. The statues were placed in different areas to protect them from the relentless influx of tourists.  Although the temperature values are almost the same in the region where tropical weather prevails, it is better to be prepared for the sudden rains.

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