Where to Go / What to Do in Ciudad Juárez

Ciudad Juarez offers great business, entertainment and culture options for its more than 1.4 million tourists visiting each year for being the key border town for US-Mexico affairs. There are abundant and interesting shows, exciting car and motorcycle races, “charreadas”, bullfights and golf tournaments. Its neighbor city of El Paso, Texas is one of the plazas with greatest commercial activity along the US Southern area. Guadalupe Cathedral and Mission Ciudad Juarez Cathedral is notable for the beauty of its stained windows and its façade of neoclassic style. It began to be built in 1935 to be attached to the Mission of Our Lady of Guadalupe of Paso del Norte, then under the leadership of Franciscan Friar Garcia de San Francisco for indoctrinating the Indians. It is currently the corner stone for truly understanding the history and legend of Ciudad Juarez. Ciudad Juarez History Museum This beautiful building has been the scenario of memorable historical events, not only for the city but for the whole country. It was inaugurated in 1889 as the Border Customs Office. Outstanding among its historical anecdotes is the first interview between the then president of Mexico, Don Porfirio Diaz, and United States, William Taft, in 1909. This is where the Ciudad Juarez Treaties were signed, the culmination of the Mexican Revolution’s first stage, after which, Don Francisco I. Madero set in this space his office as Republic’s provisional president. Currently, it shows an interesting collection of photographs and documents related to the Mexican Revolution and the city.

Artículos Relacionados con Ciudad Juárez

Las 13 Maravillas de México hechas por en Hombre

Without rivaling nature, human beings’ intelligence, creativ...

Generación de Electricidad en México

Until 2013, Article 27 of the Constitution gave exclusively ...

Invasiones a México II; La Intervención Francesa

The French intervention of Mexico by the army of the Second ...

Comidas Navideñas y de Año Nuevo en México

Mexican cuisine, rich in its variety and ingredients, shines...

José Luis Cuevas, Figura del Arte Mexicano

José Luis Cuevas was born on February 26, 1934 in Mexico Cit...

La Guerra de Reforma, Historia de México

Mexico’s War of Reform, also known as the Three Year War, oc...

Most Viewed

5th of February, Commemoration of the Constitution’s Promulgation

The 1917 Constitution is the result of a long historical ...

The Most Important Natural Disasters Occurred in Mexico

Undoubtedly, the centuries of human activity have left their...

Migration in Mexico

One of Mexico’s fundamental problems is migratory flow. A...

Mexico's Main Power Plants

Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) is the State’s enterp...

Miguel Hidalgo, Mexican Independence

Miguel Hidalgo is one of the most recognized characters i...

The Cristero War

The Cristero War is also known as Cristiada. It was an arme...

The War of Reform, History of Mexico

Mexico’s War of Reform, also known as the Three Year War, oc...

Day of the Dead Celebration in Pátzcuaro, Michoacán

The Day of the Dead in Mexico originated in the prehispanic ...