Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Mexico

Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Mexico
Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Mexico

When you think of travelling to Mexico you might think of Acapulco or maybe Guanajuato. But you might want to think about seeing something a little more unusual like this little list of amazing places…


Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Mexico


Island of the Dolls, Xochimico
Island of the Dolls, Xochimico

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Just south of Mexico City there is a small island that features thousands of creepy toys hanging from the trees. While not the happiest place in the world it has become quite the tourist trap.

The Shell House, Isla Mujeres
The Shell House, Isla Mujeres

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SpongeBob SquarePants lived in a pineapple in the sea, so it makes sense that us humans like inside giant Sea Shells!

San Juan Parangaricutiro, Michoacán
San Juan Parangaricutiro, Michoacán

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There are thousands of amazing churches to see in Mexico, but not many that are halfway buried in lava rock!

The Macro Mural, Pachuca
The Macro Mural, Pachuca

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This massive mural (probably one of the biggest in the world) covers over twenty thousand square meters on 209 houses and it took five months to draw!

The Cave of Crystals, Naica
The Cave of Crystals, Naica

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Located 300 metres (980 ft) below the surface in Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico is a cave that features some of the world’s biggest crystals.

Paricutin Volcano, Michoacán
Paricutin Volcano, Michoacán

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It might not look like it, but this dormant scoria-cone volcano is one of the youngest to form in the Northern Hemisphere and is now a farmer’s cornfield!

The Sacred Sinkhole, Cenote
The Sacred Sinkhole, Cenote

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It might look like some sort of magical cave, but this is a limestone sinkhole!

Hierve el Agua, Oaxaca
Hierve el Agua, Oaxaca

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It might look like a waterfall, but this is a rock formation that is made from natural minerals.

Las Pozas, Xilitla
Las Pozas, Xilitla

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This unusual garden of creations was made by a very eccentric English poet. While surrealist in nature there is also something peaceful and beautiful about it.

The Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, Michoacán
The Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, Michoacán

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Every autumn monarch butterflies from North America return to this site and cluster in a small area of the forest. This leaves each tree with millions of butterflies on each! The results are a little scary, but also beautiful in a natural way.

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