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Cancun is situated on the northeastern coast of the Yucatan Peninsula,
Quintana Roo, Mexico. It is a well-known tourist destination within the
country. The entire city can broadly be divided into two areas- El Centro
(the traditional downtown) and Zona Hotelera (the long beachfront strip).
Cancun is famous for its adventure & ecotourism tours. While here,
visitors can enjoy mountain biking, drive through the jungle in an open top
jeep, or swim with dolphins. Those interested in water sports can indulge
in scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing, or sailing. With several wedding
venues, the city is also famous amongst couples looking for destination
Things to Do in Cancun
El Meco Archaeological Site
El Meco Archaeological Site is located at the north end of the main beaches
and can be accessed easily. Originally inhabited around AD 300, it rose to
prominence as a Mayan trade center from the 1100s until its decline after
the arrival of the Spanish in the 16th century. Of interest here is the
12.5-meter-tall El Castillo, the only pyramid of its kind to have been
built in the area. Perched atop the pyramid are the remains of an old
temple from where you can enjoy amazing views of the coastline.
The Scenic Tower (Torre Escenica)
While in Cancun, do take out time to visit the Scenic Tower. It will not be
wrong to call it a city’s landmark. The tower is nearly 110 meters tall and
has a pencil thin base. It is a perfect place to enjoy bird’s eye view of
the city and its surroundings. Visitors can reach the top through the large
round elevator. The night view from the observation deck of the tower is
Best Time to Fly to Cancun
The best time to visit the city of Cancun is between the months of
December-April (peak season). During these months the city can be heavily
crowded. However, the weather is pleasant between these months. Avoid
travelling to the city during summer season as it can be sweltering. Book
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