"Veracruz" Top 5 Page for this destination Veracruz by darthmilmo
Veracruz Travel Guide: 61 reviews and 118 photos
Veracruz has seen it's face in many a movie. The historic first Spanish fortress in Mexico, the Fort of San Juan de Ulua, makes the trip to the humid city of Veracruz worthwhile. If you think it looks familiar, you are probably right! It's been shown in several movies, including "Romancing the Stone". Michael Douglas spent 2 months in Veracruz filming that movie. That same movie contains a scene in the Cascadas de Texolo (check out my Xico, Veracruz or Xalapa, Veracruz page for info on that interesting waterfall).
Anyway, don't forget to walk around the many plazas and enjoy your stay. Check out some more pics and tips on my Veracruz page.
This is a really impressive fort. It was build using the corral rock nearby. If you take a close look on the walls where... more travel advice
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