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The third-largest city in Mexico, capital of Nuevo León and the nation's industrial stronghold, MONTERREY is a contradictory place. While the vast network of factories, the traffic, urban sprawl, pollution and ostentatious wealth that characterize the modern city are relatively recent developments, the older parts retain an air of colonial elegance. The city's setting, too, is one of great natural beauty – ringed by jagged mountain peaks (which sadly serve also to keep in the noxious industrial fumes), the Cerro de la Silla, or "Saddle Mountain", dominates the …
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Gran Plaza o Macroplaza

This is one of the largest plazas in the world with 40 hectares of esplanades, fountains and gardens, around which the main public and historic ...

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El Rey del Cabrito

One of the most famous restaurants in Monterrey, this restaurant's speciality—as its name suggests—is cabrito (kid goat). The other dishes, like the magnificent grilled beef ...