Coahuila Sights and Landmarks Guide, Mexico
The state of Coahuila offers to its tourists array of opportunities to convert their tour of Mexico into one of the most memorable ones. Each city of Coahuila is famous for something unique and hence there might pop up a situation when you will find yourself confused about what to visit and what to leave.
Plaza de las Culturas (known as the plaza of cultures in English) is one of the most famous sights for Piedras Negras. If you are interested in the pre - Columbian style of monuments then you must visit this famous hot spot of Coahuila. The awesome dancing fountain of this area has become very famous amongst the tourist. It dances on the ballad which is played along with it. This place is also famous for many pyramids like the pyramid of Sun, El Castillo, and 365 Niches Pyramid etc. The huge planetarium of this plaza is also very famous amongst the students. Here you will find many local students visiting this place to enjoy some educational movies. Art lovers are also invited to this place so as to enjoy various painting exhibitions.
Another famous place which tourists must visit is the tiny city of San Pedro de las Colonias. It is located around 40 miles from Torreon City and hence is easily accessible for tourists. You can assume this city to be the hub which will reflect complete history of Mexico. This city also participated in the famous Revolution of Mexico. You will get the chance to enjoy the collection of weapons that were used during this revolution and various fossils related with that revolution.
Some years back the huge observatory in Coahuila was opened for the general public and since then it has become an important tourist hot spot. The unique selling point of this huge observatory is the 16 inches lens which has the capability to magnify any object by around 3000 times.Zone of Silence is another famous tourist hot spot. It is actually a desert which is located at the meeting point of three different states namely Durango, Coahuila, and Chihuahua. This deserted land is spread over an area of around twenty five square miles and along with tourists many scientists regularly visit this desert to perform various researches
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