UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES IN MEXICO

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From one end of the country to the other, Mexico boasts a total of thirty-four UNESCO World Heritage Sites—more than any other country in the Americas. Simply click on any of the sites in the list below to find out more from UNESCO.


Mexico – UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Cultural (27)

Agave Landscape and Ancient Industrial Facilities of Tequila

Aqueduct of Padre Tembleque Hydraulic System

Archaeological Monuments Zone of Xochicalco

Archaeological Zone of Paquimé, Casas Grandes

Camino Real de Tierra Adentro

Central University City Campus of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)

Earliest 16th century monasteries on the slopes of Popocatépetl

El Tajín, Pre-Hispanic City

Franciscan Missions in the Sierra Gorda of Querétaro

Historic Center of Mexico City and Xochimilco

Historic Center of Morelia

Historic Center of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Monte Albán

Historic Center of Puebla

Historic Center of Zacatecas

Historic Fortified Town of Campeche

Historic Monuments Zone of Querétaro

Historic Monuments Zone of Tlacotalpan

Historic Town of Guanajuato and Adjacent Mines

Hospicio Cabañas, Guadalajara

Luis Barragán House and Studio

Pre-Hispanic City and National Park of Palenque

Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza

Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan

Pre-Hispanic Town of Uxmal

Prehistoric Caves of Yagul and Mitla in the Central Valley of Oaxaca

Protective Town of San Miguel de Allende and the Sanctuary of Jesús Nazareno de Atotonilco

Rock Paintings of the Sierra de San Francisco

Natural (6)

Archipiélago de Revillagigedo

El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve

Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California

Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve

Sian Ka’an

Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino

Mixed (1)

Ancient Maya City and Protected Tropical Forests of Calakmul, Campeche