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Campeche
Campeche

Campeche, together with the states of Quintana Roo and Yucatan, forms the peninsula of the same name that gives off historical reminiscences of the Mayans and the conquerors and pirates that feed so many history books and adventure novels. To the south, the border closes with two neighboring countries, Belize and Guatemala, first cousins in climate and numerous historical events.

Its sheltered location in the Gulf of Mexico has made it privileged to be coveted to the point of suffering attacks, robbery and looting by pirates and corsairs with marquees in convulsive moments when the Caribbean was a chessboard. The bastions of the state capital are the most significant trace of the interest that Campeche’s resources aroused.

Less excavated than other areas of southern Mexico, Campeche has yet to bring to light many archaeological sites that remain hidden or pending study. Calakmul, Edzná, Jaina, Becán, El Hormiguero, Chicanná or Xpujil are some representative but the range is immense.

The gastronomic fame of Campeche is preceded by its seafood, but no less succulent are the dishes of cochinita pibil, breaded shrimp and garlic mojo sauce, venison in salpicón and pipián, tamales stuffed with chaya leaf and boiled egg wrapped in Banana leaves, Pibipollos during the days of the dead, shrimp cocktails with oyster, coconut shrimp and the traditional lime soup, as well as excellent fruits.

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San Francisco de Campeche
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Campeche City

Campeche is a city immersed in the typically colonial atmosphere with towers, bastions and walls. The state of preservation and quality of its architecture earned it the status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999.… Leer Más

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Calakmul
Archaeological Sites

Archaelogical Sites in Campeche

The centers of the cities were filled with foundations for the temples, palaces, ball courts, astronomical observatories and rooms; like those seen in the Campeche Petén, the Puuc region, that of Los Chenes, that of Río Bec and that of the rivers and lagoons.… Leer Más

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Campeche - Isla Aguada
Interesting Sites

Interesting Sites in Campeche

Campeche is one of the states in the Mexican southeast that is worth visiting for its charming corners full of nature and cultural richness. Therefore, on this occasion, we present some of the most striking interesting sites in Campeche that will surely leave you speechless on your next trip. Take the best photos, fall in love with the best views, let yourself be surprised by its little towns full of history and learn more about the richness of this place.… Leer Más

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