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City break in Monterrey. Active leisure ideas for Monterrey - attractions, recreation and nightlife

In Monterrey, a great variety of interesting entertainments awaits travelers, who can visit some of the most beautiful parks and reserves out there. Listed among the most notable ones is Chipinque Park, which received the status of an ecological reserve a few years back. Within its territory, a unique ecosystem has been preserved, with rare species of plants and animals for tourists to observe during excursions. A sizeable part of the park lies in a complex mountainous area, and hidden in its most innermost areas are beautiful waterfalls and geological formations.
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Within the city itself, you can find the unique park complex El Parque Fundidora (a.k.a. Fundidora Park), considered one of Mexico's most beautiful parks. It was opened in 1988 and currently covers an area of about 120 hectares. Once, a large metallurgical plant was located here, which lost its relevance over the years and was eventually closed. Some of the industrial constructions were preserved during the formation of the park, now rendering its appearance truly unique. Dozens of entertainments are to be found on the park's vast territory, including a modern exhibition center, several museums, and an ice rink. In the warmer months, sports facilities and playgrounds for children are installed here and multiple cultural events are held. The park is an interesting place to visit at any time of year, but its beauty is fully revealed in spring and summer.
The zoological park Bioparque Estrella is another interesting spot for nature lovers. Not only is it indescribably beautiful, but it also is a habitat for rare animals. This park is home to a large population of elephants, rare birds, and other exotic creatures. The habitat for animals here is as close as possible to natural, so it's really captivating to observe their behavior. A considerable percentage of visitors to this park are locals and tourists with children. Copyright
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There are several curious theme parks in Monterrey too, worth visiting for both children and adults. The colorful Loroventura Park is located in an incredibly beautiful natural area and has entertainments to every taste. It offers its visitors an interesting site with models of prehistoric animals, where you can take spectacular pictures, and quad bike excursions. There is also a large pavilion with parrots, and visitors are even allowed to feed them and hold them on their hands. One of the most popular entertainments is the show with lemurs. Performances and fascinating workshops for children are held daily as well.
Young children will be thrilled by the Plaza Sesamo amusement park, dedicated to the famous children's show "Sesame Street." Here, kids are entertained by a team of animators dressed in costumes of famous TV characters. The park has playgrounds and rides for children of all ages, with trampolines and inflatable slides offered for the smallest of the family. For adults, the park has comfortable recreation areas and a great caf.
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Monterrey is famous for its numerous casinos, the largest and most popular of which is the Casino de Monterrey. Located in a restored historic building with its unique architectural elements preserved, it offers gamblers a variety of gaming tables, roulette options, and modern slot machines. For those who aren't keen on gambling, the casino offers an excellent bar with a rich selection of drinks. During the warmer seasons, an open terrace with tables is installed on the roof of the historic building. The Paradise Casino can boast a stylish and modern setting and an unrivaled multiplicity of slot machines.
The city has many nightclubs and bars, Country Sound Bar being popular with both tourists and locals. Here, you can chill and have a glass of your favorite beer; also, football matches and other sporting events are frequently broadcasted in the bar. The Macarena Club's visitors can indulge in its rich selection of treats and beautiful design. In the warmer months, some of its tables are set up on outdoor terraces, so that visitors can watch sports broadcasts outdoors. Fans of exotic cocktails, modern music, and fiery dancing are sure to enjoy the club. It offers curious themed events several times a week, including sports broadcasts, performances by contemporary artists and DJs, theme parties, and discos.
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National and city parks around Monterrey
♥   National Park 'Cumbres de Monterrey' , 25.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Ing. Gerardo Cruickshank García' , 33.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'El Sabinal' , 83.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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