Blessed with endless attractions, such as architectural masterpieces, beautiful landscapes and green areas to visit, Monterrey is frequented by a wide variety of tourists. It is ideal for people who enjoy the city life as well as for visitors looking for peaceful areas away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
The felicitous combination of history and modernism is reflected in the city's streets. Also, colorful and natural landscapes can be enjoyed such as forests, canyons and wildlife refuges.
In the central area of the city the well known Gran Plaza or Mega Plaza (the Main Square) is located. One of the main attractions that can be found within this square is a seventy meters tall modern lighthouse that is lit when the sun sets. Moreover it is surrounded by important buildings such as one of the world's best museums of Contemporary Art and a Cathedral built in the XVII century in a typical Baroque style.
Even sports lovers and people who enjoy challenges will hugely enjoy themselves, since it is possible to do sports such as climbing, cycling, and horseback riding along the large pine forests.
When the night falls, a broad variety of bars and restaurants become the chief attraction. Visitors can consult menus offering international food or typical Mexican dishes such as the famous flat maize pancake and fritada de borrego (lamb stew).
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