Investing in rehabilitation of the Historic Center will attract tourism to Campeche
Published by campechehoy.mx on May 26, 2023
Campeche‘s Historic Center is set to attract more tourists with ongoing investments in its revitalization. Several significant public spaces within the city’s first square have already been completed, creating a welcoming environment for visitors exploring the “World Heritage” site of Campeche.
The rehabilitation efforts encompass a range of restoration work, including renovating old facades, conducting thorough cleaning, maintaining bastions, gates, walls, and preserving traditional parks. These initiatives aim to enhance the overall image of the city, undoubtedly enticing more tourists to visit the state.
Recognizing the significance of this administration’s commitment to the state’s Historic Center, Francisco Estrada Gómez, President of the Association of Restaurant Entrepreneurs of 59th Street, expressed his appreciation for the substantial investment made thus far. Approximately 100 million pesos have been allocated, ensuring that both national and international visitors will be drawn to the city, particularly during celebratory occasions and the year-end period. This surge in tourism will greatly benefit bar, restaurant, and hotel entrepreneurs, as it guarantees increased revenue.
It is worth highlighting that the investment has already yielded remarkable results in notable locations within the capital, such as the Plaza de la República and the Parque Principal. These areas have been reopened to the public following the completion of the restoration work.
Furthermore, these restoration projects play a vital role in reaffirming the designation of Campeche’s walled city as a “World Heritage Site.” Other upcoming works will focus on parks situated in traditional neighborhoods, including Guadalupe, San Román, and San Francisco parks. These endeavors aim to preserve the city’s cultural heritage and further elevate its appeal to both locals and tourists alike.
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