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Shopping in Mexico - outlets, shopping streets and boutiques

Mérida Every tourist needs to know where to buy food and souvenirs so as not to be deceived and what kinds of things it's better to bring home from the trip. Reforma 222 Shopping Mall in Mexico City is considered one of the best in the country. It is housed in one of three new-built towers, two of which are office and residential complexes. Be attentive when doing shopping here, as you can find both overpriced and cheap products. Therefore, it's worth to stroll through several shops and compare prices before choosing one of them. The mall has a cinema, as well as Starbucks, Subway, and several more cafes and restaurants. In addition to local brands, here you can find Swarovski, Nike, Bershka, Body Shop, and other international chains.
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In Cancun, there is popular La Isla Shopping Village where you can buy products of the most significant regional and international brands (for example, Hugo Boss, Pandora, and Victoria's Secret), as well as many great restaurants. Here are "Cinemex" cinema and a unique humane interactive aquarium containing more than a hundred species of marine creatures where you can safely swim among sharks and dolphins. The shopping center often hosts entertainment events.
On “Market 23” in Cancún, you can buy food, medicinal herbs, wood and clay products, clothes, and grab a snack. Prices are low, so the market is popular with locals. It is worth to come here just to plunge into the real Mexican atmosphere. Tianguis de la 100 in Cancun is a huge market full of vintage items, local products, and home appliances. Making one circle around the market may take more than one hour. The colorful San Juan Market in Mexico City is known for exotic food like insects, crocodile and lion meat, and similar fancy gourmet products. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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The Ciudadela Market in Mexico City has been operating since the 1970s and sells delicious homemade food, ceramics, glassware, painted wood products, textiles, silver, guitars, jewelry, home furnishings, traditional clothing, and much more. People come here for gifts and souvenirs. Many products sold here are unique and not found anywhere else, especially when it comes to handicrafts. It is a large and beautiful but surprisingly quiet market guarded by the police, there are clean bathrooms and a small restaurant on-site.
Plaza mayor, San Jose del Cabo La Caja Orgánica in Cancún is a small cozy shop ideal for vegetarians, vegans, and just lovers of bioproducts. It sells fresh vegetables and fruits, soy products, all kinds of sweets and natural eco-friendly cosmetics. Every month the shop opens a market where sellers and producers of natural products gather. The store name can be translated as "Organic Box" - it really looks like a small tidy box surrounded by plants.
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Colorful Mexico is rich in unique items that can be brought home as souvenirs. Handmade fabrics, naturally colored comfortable t-shirts and sweaters, colorful carpets and warm wool blankets can be quite practical souvenirs. Be sure to buy at least one brightly painted Mayan wooden mask. The variety of the masks is amazing, and it can be quite difficult to make a choice because each one is beautiful and unique in its own way. Mexico is famous for its clay products, which can be found in most markets - brightly colored or polished to a shine, they will decorate any kitchen or dining room.
Acapulco de Juarez, Guerrero Wooden instruments - maracas and flutes - are great souvenirs not only for musicians but also for fans of the Mexican culture. Besides that, children like brightly painted, safe toys making sounds. Jewelry lovers should pay attention to coral beads and earrings. In the city of Taxco de Alarcon, you'll find very cheap high-quality silver - jewelry and tableware. This silver can also be found in the capital, but the price will be much higher. And, of course, every tourist must bring home the famous Mexican chocolate.
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♥   Shopping area ' Acapulco Diamante' Acapulco. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Acapulco Dorado' Acapulco. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Altavista Street' Mexico City. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Andares' Guadalajara. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Angelópolis' Puebla. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Calzada del Valle' Monterrey. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Kukulcán Avenue' Cancún. On the map   Photos

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Earliest 16-Century Monasteries on the Slopes of Popocatepetl

From the series “Famous Unesco Sites in North America”
Popocatepetl is one of the most important natural attractions of Mexico. The height of this active volcano is 5 426 meters, but it is famous not because of scale. Several ancient monasteries that are considered the historical heritage of world significance, have survived on the slopes of an active volcano.

These monasteries were built in the 16th century. Their founders were the representatives of the Dominican, Franciscan, and Augustinian orders. All monasteries share majestic appearance. In total, there are 14 monasteries on the slopes. One of the most interesting and well preserved monasteries is located in Huejotzingo area at the foot of the volcano.

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Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza

From the series “Famous Unesco Sites in North America”
Ancient Mayan city of Chichen Itza, located in the northern part of the Yucatan Peninsula, is one of the most visited attractions in the world. Every year, tens of thousands of travelers come to the Mayan cultural center to stroll through its streets, admire the mysterious pyramids and unique places of worship. According to scientists, the city was founded in the 7th century BC.

The main mystery of the ancient city is the reason for its depopulation, which occurred in 1194. For unknown reasons, the large and prosperous city, which had recovered from attacks and looting, went deserted overnight. For many years, Chichen Itza was being a regular venue for the archaeological research. Scientists managed to discover lots of historical monuments. The center of the ancient city is the Temple of … Read all
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The Largest Observation Wheel in the World Opens in Dubai

The addition of the 250-meter observation wheel is in line with the emirate’s vision to become one of the major tourist and entertainment hubs in the world. At Ain Dubai, tourists can enjoy various activities. They can see the mesmerizing city views day or night from luxurious event cabins or family-friendly cabins, enjoy fine dining, make parties or romantic dates. The observation wheel will have a grand opening with more details to be revealed soon. Overall, the new attraction should bring more visitors to Dubai – this is what the emirate’s leaders are accounting for. Read this

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Shopping malls, boutiques and outlets in top cities of Mexico

Mexico City
If you’re interested in visiting the most expensive and prestigious shops, head to Paseo de la Reforma. The avenue has become home for elite designer boutiques, luxurious perfume and jewelry stores. Travelers, who prefer to add only the trendiest and exclusive items to their wardrobes, will be pleased with the choice of clothes and accessories. Besides shops, there are many popular restaurants on the avenue. Many excellent branded shops can be found in Colonia Condesa, which is also known as … Read more
Cancun
Plaza Kukulkan & Luxury Avenue Boutique Mall is a no less popular destination for all shopaholics. Actually, this is a complex that consists of two shopping centers. In Plaza Kukulkan, there are many shops that offer men’s and women’s apparel. It is also the location of the popular Harley Davidson men’s store. Ladies will not feel bored in this center because in addition to boutiques with clothes they can visit a small spa and pamper themselves with exclusive treatments. Don’t forget … Read more
Guadalajara
The city has an original Dekko Woman store which will certainly impress women. It offers wonderful accessories and costume jewelry in Spanish style and luxury antiquities. Here, you can pick up brooches and even antique buttons for your favorite outfits. Men will also be interested in coming to this store. There are interesting accessories for them, as well. Frugal tourists prefer Ekus store, which offers a large choice of inexpensive clothes and accessories. Men's and women's pants are sold … Read more
Acapulco
One of the most prestigious is Galerias Diana shopping center, where you can get excellent cosmetics among other things. This center pleases with several restaurants and cafes. Its popular CASA DE LOS ABUELOS national restaurant is familiar to many tourists. Many frugal visitors in Acapulco go shopping to Mercado de Artesanias market. Here, many goods and popular souvenirs can be purchased at significant discounts. This market is a cluster of small shops and stalls where you can buy colourful … Read more
Monterrey
Avanta Gardens shopping mall doesn’t offer a wide variety of stores, but makes up for it with its striking design and a spacious lounge zone with a fountain located on the first floor. Here, visitors can pick up new fancy clothes from well-known European brands, as well as relax at upmarket restaurants with outdoor seatings on the top floor. The mall also has a modern multiplex cinema, open all day for recreation and entertainment. Nuevo Sur offers various types of stores and … Read more
Merida
A beautiful historic building houses the popular antique store Antiguedades La Casa Antigua Le 'Uuchben Naj where you can always find some interesting souvenirs. The selection of antiques is really wide, from chic antique chandeliers and furniture to works of art and old suitcases. Most goods are quite expensive, however, budget tourists will be offered a good choice of miniature figurines and vintage jewelry. B&G Atelier is a shop with its own workshop that sells designer shoes and … Read more
Cozumel
Los Cinco Soles will appeal to those looking for interesting souvenirs. Here they can choose cute magnets, miniature paintings from local artists, beautiful hand-painted ceramic tiles, and chic glassware made in local craft shops by hand. Ladies are attracted by a huge selection of affordable jewelry with semiprecious stones. The most unusual shopping district on the island is Puerta Maya, which is quite different from shopping centers in the ordinary sense of the word. The shopping … Read more
Cozumel Island
A sombrero is the first thing you should buy on the island. This is not just a beautiful wide-brimmed hat that will protect you from the sun, but also a real symbol of Mexico. Most of the hats are decorated by hand, and you can easily find a truly unique headdress. Poncho is another traditional souvenir that is sold in all souvenir shops. It is usually a small piece of good quality fabric that is embroidered and painted by hand. You can find sombrero and poncho of any colours, from incredibly … Read more

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