aaaaaaaaaaaaaaVisiting Monterrey, whether it is a leisure or business trip, is always an excellent chance to get to know the plenty of activities the city has to offer.
Being one of the most important cities in the country, Monterrey has a great variety of tours, activities and events throughout the year, as well as incredible tourist attractions that you can surely enjoy during your stay.
Here is our Top 5 of the best activities you can do for the whole weekend in Monterrey, where the only thing you need to do is to keep your eyes wide open and enjoy the journey.
1. Paseo Santa Lucía
With your family, your partner or simply for the pleasure of meeting with yourself, the magnificent views during this tour will make you capture moments that will last in your memory and will surely make you want to return. The Paseo Santa Lucía is located inside the famous Parque Fundidora, one of the most emblematic places of the city. You can walk along this artificial watercourse while enjoying spectacular artist murals, bright light fountains, restaurants, museums and much more. Both by foot or aboard on a boat, this place is ideal to enjoy the beautiful scenery offered by the “Sultana del Norte”.
The park entrance is free and the cost per ticket for the boat ride is: Adults $60 MXN (pesos) Children $40 MXN (pesos) Children under 5 years get FREE ride Hours: Daily from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
2. El Obispado, Regional Historical Museum
This place is located in the oldest building of the city, where you can take a walk through the rich history, culture and rising from the idiosyncrasy of the first settlers until the development of Monterrey’ industry. Enjoy this tour and discover the wonderful history of the city.
The cost for the entrance to El Obispado is: Adults $41 MXN (pesos) Children under 13 are free Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
3. Marco Museum In the Contemporary Art Museum of Monterrey you can find a vast and impressive collection of great art works from recognized artists like David Alfaro Siqueiros, Brian Nissen, Leonora Carrington and Rodrigo Pimentel. This place organizes temporary exhibitions that have even become itinerant displays that have toured several points in the country. On Wednesdays admission to the museum is free.
Adults $80 MXN (pesos) Children $60 MXN (pesos) Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. to 7:15 p.m.
4. Alfa Planetarium
This site is a center that has focused on the interaction of children and young people with science and technology through an interactive concept. It is a magnificent space of modern architecture, it also holds an aviary, pre-Hispanic garden, observatory and fun different activities organized throughout the year.
Adults $100 MXN (pesos) Access only to the Museum: $70 MXN (pesos) Hours: Tuesday to Friday from 14:30 to 20:00 hrs, Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 to 20:00 hrs.
5. Mexican History Museum
Opened in 1994, this museum has one of the largest and most important collections in the north of the country. This site is dedicated to narrating the history of Mexico, from pre-Hispanic times to the 20th century. It also has excellent exhibitions throughout the year so keep an eye out for its billboard and do not miss the opportunity to attend this journey through the history of Mexico.
Adults $40 MXN On Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays admission is free. Hours: Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Enjoy your weekend in Monterrey with all these incredible activities and when it comes to accommodation, it is always easier to choose a hotel that has all the amenities and above all that makes it easier to transfer to any point of the city thanks to its location. That is why, Best Western Plus Royal Courts is your best go-to option, offering you equipped rooms and a privileged location to enjoy during your stay in the city of Monterrey.
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