There is no doubt about why Monterrey is considered one of the most prosperous cities in Mexico. Its prestige in the business area and the importance that it has in the financial affairs of the country, along with the fact that it’s the third largest city, are counted among the reasons that make Monterrey the business capital in the northern part of the country.
As it is a 100% cosmopolitan city, Monterrey has a superior level when it comes to tourist services as well as the best hotels of the most important hotel chains to fit every budget and need.
What to visit in Monterrey:
One of the most important attractions and a distinctive area of the city of Monterrey is the Macroplaza, a modern urban complex located at the heart of the city, where old colonial buildings contrast with the most modern constructions. It has 40 hectares from the old Federal Palace to the monument called Homage to the Sun, a piece by the famous Mexican painter and sculptor Rufino Tamayo.
The building was made in 1908 by the Engineer Francisco Beltran. It was built by the hands of artisans with pink stone and neoclassical style. It’s located in the heart of Monterrey’s Macroplaza.
The temple was founded by Don Diego de Montemayor in 1596. Nevertheless, the process was long and it wasn’t officially concluded until 1899. The curious history of its construction made this a temple with different architectural styles, achieved with intelligence to make them look harmonious.
It’s such a huge precinct that it contains other places of great capability. You can rent bicycles to explore the area. In the Fundidora Park you will see some of the most outstanding precincts of the state and the country, the Ice Skating rink, the Coca Cola Auditorium and the Sopladores esplanade; there are also two museums: the Arts Centre and Museum of Industrial Archaeology, the Center Arts Theater and the Cineteca-Fototeca.