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Tlalnepantla Sights and Landmarks Guide, Mexico


If you are planning a trip to Mexico but are not sure where to being your travels, you may want to visit Tlalnepantla.  It is a small area of Mexico yet it is a great place to start especially if you do not want to involve yourself in the polluted and stressful Mexico City life.  This is your vacation so you should be relaxed while here and Tlalnepantla is the perfect place for a tranquil and serene atmosphere.  Its name means Middle Land from the indigenous native language Náhuatl.

You will find a variety of international and national cuisine in Tlalnepantla that is excellent.  You can find Argentinian food in the Punta Recoleta Restaurante and Mexican food in the Boca del Rio, La Antigua, Real de Catorce and Tacos el Paisa.  The latter restaurants are perfect if you are looking for local cuisine to experience. 

Part of your sightseeing in Tlalnepantla should consist of visiting some of the major avenues in Tlalnepantla because of their history, architecture and adjoining sights such as museums and theatres.  The streets you should visit include Presidente Juárez Avenida, Mario Colin Avenida, Adolf Lopez Mateos Boulevard and Gustavo Baz Avenida.  On the latter street, you can visit the Gustavo Baz Square.

Stunning structures that you will also be able to see in the city of Tlalnepantla are: the ancient Tenayuca Pyramids, the Monastery of Corpus Christi beautiful because of the gray and pink stones used; the Mexican Aqueducts; the Caja del Agua which is from the colonial era of the Spanish; the well conserved Hacienda de Santa Monica and the Hacienda de Enmedio. 

De la Cruz was a famous poet and writer who was a nun.  Her ideologies were quite modern and she decided to enter the monastery as she thought the life of a woman during her time was treacherous and she rather dedicated herself to God so that she could continue her studies despite her professed doubts in the church. Centro Cultural Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz is a cultural center, there are a variety of photographs that range from the 1800s until the 1960s documenting the most historical and cultural aspects of Mexican life.

Another ancient area that you can visit is Santa Cecilia Acatitlán which is a place of vast archeological interest and has a fascinating museum that you can visit.  If you are looking forward to seeing nature in Tlalnepantla you may want to visit the Sierra de Monte alto Cruz, Cerro Grande, Cerro de la Cruz, Cerro del Tenayo, Rio San Javier, Rio de los Remedios and Rio Tlalnepantla.


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