Tijuana…the mere point out of the phrase conjures up photographs of a sultry afternoon spent enjoyable beneath the shade with a chilly drink in hand or strolling leisurely alongside the brightly coloured avenidas searching for a memento of your journey to take house with you. Whereas you’ll definitely discover many alternatives to do these issues in Tijuana, there’s a lot extra that the town has to supply.
Positioned on the U.S.-Mexican border proper subsequent to San Diego County in California, Tijuana is visited by numerous hundreds of vacationers yearly, not simply from the U.S. however from different international locations as effectively. This has given the town the popularity of being the “Most visited metropolis on this planet”, a distinction that’s the supply of no small quantity of satisfaction.
In some ways, Tijuana serves because the gateway into Mexico from america. That is mirrored within the metropolis’s motto, “Aquí empieza la patria”, which when translated means “The homeland begins right here”.
Whereas there’s definitely no scarcity of enjoyable and leisure actions you can partake of within the metropolis, some folks could also be shocked to search out that Tijuana is definitely gifted with a wealthy and diverse cultural heritage that usually takes a again seat to its extra tourist-oriented options. The town is in reality house to a flourishing arts and leisure scene, with many world-renowned galleries, museums and cultural facilities that function works from each native and worldwide artists and performers. Amongst these are the Tijuana Cultural Heart, the Museum of the Californias, Municipal Institute of Artwork and Tradition, the Tijuana Wax Museum and the Trompo Museum. The Tijuana Cultural Heart is a very extremely regarded cultural middle within the metropolis, having hosted the Orchestra of Baja California since 1992, and serving because the headquarters of each the Heart of Scenic Arts of the Northwest and the Hispanic-American Heart for Guitar.
In fact many individuals come to the Tijuana for enjoyable, and naturally the town has lots to supply in that space as effectively. The Avenida Revolución or Revolution Avenue is the place to be in that respect, and it’s the place you’ll find just about all the things that you simply got here to Tijuana for. Meals institutions abound and something that you may attainable need–from worldwide delicacies to a bunch of flavors from many various international locations–could be had. In fact, you’d be lacking out for those who didn’t at the very least attempt among the native delicacies and that is the very best place to get it.
The Avenida Revolución can also be the place to go for that all-important procuring spree. Leather-based items, jewellery, perfumes, cigars and tobacco merchandise, and naturally, real handmade Mexican handicrafts…they’re all right here and at amazingly low costs.
Now for those who can have this a lot enjoyable visiting Tijuana for a number of days, think about residing right here for an prolonged time frame…and even retiring right here. With the ever-rising costs of actual property within the U.S. and all the things that Tijuana has to supply, it’s a prospect that simply could also be value a more in-depth look.