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Palenque Sights and Landmarks Guide, Mexico

The city of Palenque is not so small when it comes to visiting it as a tourist in a single day. Be sure that you will have to reserve more than one day in your schedule when it comes to visiting the city of Palenque. The archeological sites of this city are enigmatic, awesome, and for sure a must see due to their beauty. Once you are done visiting hot spots then it is time to hit various natural wonders in the city of Palenque like lakes, falls, lush green forests, and great lagoons.

The city of Palenque has many expert tour operators who will plan your trip according to your time and budget. You will either book some tour guide or you might go on this tour all by yourself, but do remember that you are in the city of historical treasure and you must not miss the chance of enjoying some of the major sights in this city.

Palenque Archeological Site happens to be one of the most interesting and talked about sites in the city of Palenque. This historical monument acts as the doorway to the Mayan culture. This is the place where history lovers can enhance their knowledge related to that of advanced Mayan culture. This monument also has a museum which is famous for the historical relics that have been collected after a lot of hard work.

Yaxchilan Archeological Site is said to be around 2000 years old and happens to be a unique monumental city of Mayan times. Tourists’ excitement increases when they are asked to pass through River Usumacinta which happens to be the deepest river in Mexico and the largest river of Central America.

Misol – Ha Cascade is situated around 21 kilometers from the city of Palenque. It is actually a very beautiful cascade of 25 meters. Its water falls into a pool and creates the perfect atmosphere for swimming. Adventure lovers can always climb the rock to test their skills.

Some other tourist hot spots in the city of Palenque are Agua Azul Cascades, Catazaja Lagoon, Lacandon Jungle, and Miramar Lagoon.

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