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5 Things You Didn’t Know about Mexico

April 12, 2018

There are endless curiosities in Mexico that create the perfect excuse to in dig into its rich historical past and learn about the numerous indigenous languages ​​and colorful Mexican gastronomy. Discover the customs of Mexico while you tour its beautiful cities and take in the unique and varied landscapes.

Among the best places to visit in Mexico is the forest of Chapultepec. This is one of the greenest areas in Latin America. Interesting that there are several large museums and famous cultural centers located in the Chapultepec forest area. Here you can learn more about the indigenous languages ​​and customs of Mexico. The Chapultepec forest is twice the size of Central Park in New York City.

Did you know that Mexican languages refer to the linguistic variants of the pre-Hispanic indigenous languages ​​that were spoken within the national territory? Data from Mexico shows that only 10% of Mexicans continue to speak indigenous languages. At present, more than 40 Mexican languages ​​are on the verge of extinction. The loss of indigenous languages ​​is a problem that occurs worldwide.

Another interesting fact: The Mexican food, itself, was recently recognized by UNESCO as part of the International Cultural Heritage. It’s impossible to talk about the customs of Mexico and its culture without mentioning the world-renowned Mexican cuisine. The flavorful mix of rich textures, colors, smells and flavors, send us traveling through time while savoring elements such as chilies, seeds and salsas, that are the fundamental ingredients in Mexican gastronomy. Chili was also an important part of the diet of the Mayan civilization.

The flora and fauna of Mexico are an important part of the culture and customs of the country. Data reveals that it’s the fourth country with the greatest biodiversity in the world. This means that between 10% and 12% of all the world's species can be found within Mexico.

There might be many things that you didn’t know about Mexico and that you can discover during your stay at the Best Western Royal Courts in the city of Monterrey, Mexico. Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy Mexican cuisine in its exclusive restaurant.

Book now on our website and discover the most convenient way to discover the unique and rich Mexico culture during your next visit to Monterrey.

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