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Tijuana has been recommended by the New York Times as the eight best site to visit in 2017.

Tijuana is a multifaceted city with vibrant culture, is a melting pot of Mexico diverse customs as well as international cultures. This eclectic city is the Mexican border town with every virtue and vice that this implies. More than 36 million people cross the border to Tijuana Mexico every year, the vast majority of them staying only a few hours. It could be said with some justification that Tijuana is the "World's Most Visited City." There's no shortage of reasonable Tijuana hotels, although as you'd expect, most things are far more expensive than they are further south.


Tijuana, the gateway to Baja California's gold coast is less than 30 minutes from downtown San Diego. On the one hand, in Tijuana, you'll find museums, art galleries, and the Cultural Center, where you can enjoy both permanent and temporary art exhibits and other expositions.

Tijuana Mexico deals with hordes of day-trippers, which means hundreds of inexpensive souvenir stands, cheap doctors, dentists and auto-repair shops, and countless bars and restaurants, pricey by Mexican standards but cheaper than anything you'll find in San Diego. 

If you want to shop in Tijuana then a visit to the city's lovely, tree-lined Zona Ri­o, where shopping of every kind awaits you amidst the most up-to-date surroundings. The Zona Rio area in Tijuana is one of the best examples of the growth and modernization of the city of Tijuana Mexico. Tijuana shopping centers contain exclusive department stores and specialty shops, offering fine perfumes, clothing, jewelry and imported items from every part of the world.

Tijuana is big on gambling, with greyhound racing every evening; and bullfights throughout the summer (May-Sept) at two rings, one right on the coast, the other a couple of kilometers southeast of the center in Tijuana. At the off-track betting lounges all around Tijuana, you can place money on just about anything that moves and monitors progress on the banks of closed circuit TVs.




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