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Good humor and positive attitude are the main features of local people, they are open to communication and are eager to make new acquaintances. They meet international travelers warmly welcoming and respectfully, but it is worth noting that the local people are wary of tourists from Spain and the United States. The local people are true patriots, they value their culture above all and guard it from the influence of various novelties of modern days.
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 … Open
As many centuries ago so now the city folk organizes spectacular city festivals which at best perform the traditions and customs of the people. The first thing most travelers arrived at Monterrey notice is dazzling, kindly smile with which the local people meet a traveler and start every chat. The greeting is the same important identifying feature of locals – to greet a stranger on entering public establishments or getting on transport is a common practice.
Following a chat of old friends or relatives, their freestyle communication can not go unnoticed. At the same time talking to new acquaintances the city folk keeps to politeness and courtesy in accordance with rules of decorum. Only good friends can take the liberty of free word during the chat. Neatness is another distinctive feature of local people, they always look neat and undoubtedly give preference to formal dress or trig suit for business meeting. Copyright
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The travelers should also take care of their outfit. It should agree to the peculiar culture of the city. Bright and revealing clothes should be avoided for the city stroll, classic style is more preferable for day to day life. Local people prefer to spend leisure time only with families. Visiting entertaining centers, sport grounds or organizing picnics are the most popular types of leisure activities among urban residents. Nightlife fans are not numerous in Monterrey that is why local bars and night clubs are mostly visited by tourists.
MR Nuevo Leon Having an appointed meeting with new acquaintances or business partners one should undoubtedly come in time. Local people appreciate accuracy and punctuality and accept the excuses rather unwillingly. The main symptom of wealth according to local folks is a luxury car meanwhile other luxury add-ons and accessories are not as appreciated and do not matter much. Discussing of material wealth and financial troubles is not common during occasional meetings as this topic is considered one of the taboo ones as well as children upbringing.
In Monterrey, lots of interesting music festivals are held. One of them is Festival P’al Norte that is annually visited by 130 thousand people. It is the most famous festival in the city. It takes place in mid-April in the Auditorio Citibanamex that is located in the Parque Fundidora. Every year, its organizers try to arrange a real party for visitors, so they invite musicians from all over the world (in particular, from the USA, the Caribbean, and Mexico). They are always famous headlines, for example: Muse, Queens on the Stone Age, 50 Cent, Lou Bega, and Zoé.
Nuevo Leon Government Palace Another attractive festival is Beyond Wonderland that is held before the P’al Norte in early April or late March. The Parque Fundidora where it is held is decorated as Wonderland, so it is easy to believe that you are in a real fairy-tale. In the park, there are different sectors of the fairyland. You can listen to all genres of electronic music here. The festival participation is an opportunity to gain popularity, so it is visited by those musicians and DJs who want to introduce their music to the world. Also, well-known DJs, such as Tiёsto, Marshmello, and the band Fancy Folks, performed here.
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Another event, Wish Outdoor Festival, is dedicated to electronic music too. Its headliners were Tiёsto and Armin Van Buuren. The open-air fest is held in late May in the Parque Fundidora. In late June, another interesting music open-air festival is held. It is dedicated to rock music. Besides Mexican bands, due to which you can learn about new rock bands and musicians, famous foreign bands (for example, 30 Seconds to Mars and Mon Laferte) perform here. All music addicts are attracted by not only a music program, but also different entertainments and gastronomic services.
Teatro de la Ciudad The Hellow Festival held in late August is an amazing festival, for which the Parque Fundidora is decorated too. Music concerts are held in cafes and bars. Almost all genres of music are presented at the festival, so everyone can listen to favorite music here. In Monterrey, music festivals are held not only in spring and summer. In late October, you can visit Live Out that takes place in the Parque Fundidora too. It is dedicated to such underground genres, as indie, alt-rock, and hardcore.
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♥   Catedral Metropolitana de Nuestra Señora de Monterrey, Monterrey, 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Catedral de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, Ciudad Valles, 10.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Catedral de Santiago, Saltillo, 73.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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