The City of Veracruz has a historical importance very relevant in the history of the continent, as it was the first place where Cristobal Colon and Hernan Cortes step on American Continent soil, starting a whole new culture, new races and a new way of life.
The Veracruz port is nowadays the most important in Mexico, receiving an immense amount of boats from Europe, being the entrance door of everything that comes from Europe to Mexico, as always has.
The culture and architecture are main pieces of this beautiful port of the State of Veracruz, some of the main architectonic monuments in the city are: Baluarte de Santiago, San Juan de Ulua Fortress, Municipal Palace, Cathedral of Nuestra Señora de la Asuncion, Mail and Telegraph Office, Francisco Javier Clavijero Theater, Reforma Precinct, Cristo del Buen Viaje Church, Venustiano Carranza Lighthouse, City Hall, Las Atarazanas, Portal de Miranda, Railroad Station, Civil Registry Office, among many other.
Its museums are a huge window to the pre-Columbian cultures, to the conquering process of the Aztec Nation and the Independence of Mexico, some of them are: Veracruz Aquarium, Veracruz City Museum, Reforma Precinct Museum, Naval Historic Museum, Main House, Baluarte de Santiago Museum, Agustin Lara House Museum, Salvador Diaz Miron House Museum, Arts Archive and Gallery and the Mexican revolution Museum.
The traveler, who wishes to spend an excellent vacation, counting with activities full of intensity, historic places and a beautiful jungle landscape, won’t regret of choosing the City of Veracruz as your next destination to be visited.