The best introduction for tourists to the sightseeing attractions of Monterrey is the stroll through the central square Macroplasa. It was established over 30 year ago. The large square is sinking in rich greenery. The main attraction on the square is Neptune Fountain graced with statuary bronze group. The curious feature is that there are no water basins on the territory of the city except of the river of Santa Catarina which for its most part flows under the ground.
Still the fans of on-water recreation and entertainment will not get bored in the city as the most important landmark of the city is the Canal De Santa Lucia. Each day engaging canal excursions are held for the guests and visitors of the city which at best perform the majesty of the manmade canal and the breath-taking beauty of the sightseeing attractions set around the canal. The same important tourist attraction of the city is the Faro del Comercio. The unveiling of this novel landmark was coincided with the first anniversary of chamber of commerce and industry, the height of the pharos is about 17m.
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