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Piedras Negras Sights and Landmarks Guide, Mexico

The city of Piedras Negras is famous for the multiple historical monuments and various natural tourist hot spots. It is this blend of modernization, history, and nature which makes the city of Piedras Negras a famous tourist hot spot for various international tourists. You will get the chance to enjoy fishing or hunting if those are your favorites.

You can start your tour for the city of Piedras Negras by visiting various San Bernardo Mission ruins which are said to have been built during the early years of the 18th century. Although the monument has by now become totally dead, the remaining part and its architecture is something which regularly attracts many tourists to this city. Other then the beautiful architecture, this monument is also famous due to various theories which are attached to the history of this monument.

The Culture House is the next big thing in the city of Piedras Negras. The government for the city of Piedras Negras has worked hard to create a culture house which has reserved the historical culture of this city even when this city started to run quickly on the path of modernization. It is the presence of this historical culture in today’s modern times which has become the reason why this culture house attracts so many tourists.

Cultures’ Plaza (which is famous by the name of Plaza de las Culturas amongst the locals) is one of the newly created parks for the city of Piedras Negras. The importance of this plaza increases as it has successfully preserved three different cultures from the history of Mexico namely Olmec, Mayan, and Aztec. This plaza has replicas in form of pyramids for various cultures thus making the sight much more interesting for those who really want to learn more about these cultures.

Another famous historical monument to visit in the city of Piedras Negras is El Santuario de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe. This beautiful church was built in the year 1859. The main materials which were used for the construction of this church were cement, wood, and ashlars. This huge church survived various battles like the cristero movement in 1927 and the severe explosion in the year 1934. It has been renovated many times but it hasn’t lost its real touch due to the immense care which the government of Piedras Negras has shown for this church.

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