"My Lovely Monterrey City" Top 5 Page for this destination Monterrey by lucyguajardo

Monterrey Travel Guide: 305 reviews and 582 photos

MoNtErReY CiUdAd De LaS mOntAñAs

In Monterrey you can have the best of two worlds, you can enjoy the Mexican traditions and colonial architecture of its buildings and churches, altogether with world-class services and attention. If you are looking for nature, culture, art, music, sports, show business, hospitality, parks, and museums, you are sure to find the best service and treatment in Monterrey.


Monterrey is placed in the middle of a lot of mountains. Where ever you look you'll see a mountain.That's why is difficult to notice the size of the city, but let me tell you is a big one!!!.

Is located in the North of Mexico at only 300 km from the USA boundary.

The Metropolitan area of Monterrey is a composite of other cities like <i>Guadalupe, San Nicolas de los Garzas, Santa Catarina, San Pedro Garza García, Apodaca </i> and ,of course, <i>Monterrey</i>. There is no distance between that cities so they are like one, even they have differents mayors and laws.

People on Monterrey live because their industry and the commerce. It have an adventage in comparision another industrial cities of Mexico: the nearness with USA.

The city is clean and full of fast food restaurants, all the new stores and malls have American styles and the names are in English, and the local people is starting to speak spanglish (mixture of Spanish and English) but we still have mexican traditions and way of life (family, religion, etc)

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:You can find everything you need
  • Cons:THE TRAFFIC!!!
  • In a nutshell:The good things of a big city with great nature arroun
  • Last visit to Monterrey: Jun 2007
  • Intro Updated Sep 4, 2007
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  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Mar 7, 2007 at 11:49 AM

    Great tips Lucia!

  • rcsparty's Profile Photo
    Dec 7, 2006 at 7:30 AM

    Enjoyed your Monterrey page, I loved my visit there. Happy Birthday.

  • Mandy23's Profile Photo
    Feb 7, 2006 at 9:59 PM

    Nice page! Looks like a good place to visit.

  • manuelEB's Profile Photo
    Oct 21, 2004 at 11:46 PM

    orale! muy linda esta pagina!

  • chancay's Profile Photo
    May 22, 2004 at 2:19 AM

    Parque plaza sesamo, que bueno!! Linda pagina, llena de informacion y bonitas fotos!! Quiero probar el fideo seco, gracias por la receta ,-)

  • KimberlyAnn's Profile Photo
    Nov 23, 2003 at 4:34 PM

    I haven't been to Monterrey for years, so it was fun to see how the city has changed. I am sorry that I missed visiting the Cascada cola de Caballo. Nice pages.

  • XenoHumph's Profile Photo
    Sep 12, 2003 at 8:48 AM

    What a beautiful city! Great page!

  • Waalewiener's Profile Photo
    Aug 31, 2003 at 9:47 PM

    Hi Lucita , Walito thinks that you made a great page of Monterrey you country Mexico is beautiful Nice ,very nice Lucia.

  • Ronald_T's Profile Photo
    Jul 15, 2003 at 11:14 AM

    Intersting page Lucia. Good pics and info. Thanks for the recipies too. I heard that the Monterrey people like lots of beers too ;-)

  • goga4444's Profile Photo
    Jun 21, 2003 at 3:00 PM

    Great page , and nice stories about Mexico :)

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