The beautiful Monterrey offers a variety of interesting places worth visiting. Without a doubt, one of the most important, beautiful and historical is Fundidora Park.
If you’ve never heard of it, you may wonder what’s so special about a park? Well, this is not your ordinary park. Fundidora Park covers an area of more than 140 hectares and offers a wide variety of recreational and cultural activities. Without further ado, here are some of the activities offered at Fundidora Park.
Within the park you’ll find several cultural venues where you can see beautiful works of art. These include the Arts Center and the Kids CONARTE play space. You’ll also find murals, interesting sculptures and other artistic exhibits such as “Cineteca Nuevo Leon” and the “Auditorio Citibanamex.” Additionally, the the park offers many museums. Among which are the “Muscera,” the “Horno Alto 3” Steel Museum and the “Papalote Museo del Niño.”
For the majority of the 20th century, the Fundidora Park was known as the “Fundidora Fierro y Acero de Monterrey,” a steel foundry company. The once important industrial company now serves a recreational and education purpose for the city and its visitors. The park still contains many of the original structures from the old foundry, such as stoves, furnaces and foundry boilers which are on display around the park.
One of the main attractions at Fundidora Park is the “Paseo Santa Lucia.” A river you can navigate in a small boat for a scenic tour. Here you can admire the beautiful scenery the park offers as well as the city of Monterrey. You may also walk or bike. Numerous bike rental stations are situated around the park for your convenience. Either of these options allow you to take your time, enjoy the monuments, and capture some incredible photos.
The Fundidora park also offers many attractions for kids. These include: Sesame Street Park, playgrounds, “Loroaventura” Park and an ice rink.
Of course, within the park you’ll find a variety of dining options -- a great way to enjoy the mouth-watering local cuisine offered in Monterrey.
The Fundidora Park, with its beautiful “Paseo Santa Lucia,” and abundance of activities makes it one of the best places to visit in Monterrey.
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