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Arts & Museums
Zona Arqueológica El Rey is worth a visit and is closely situated in the resort area of Cancún. Here you can appreciate the vestiges of one of the most interesting civilizations of North America: the Mayans. These ruins are a window into the history of Mexico and are Cancún's largest archaeological site. This was an ancient city that had its splendor between the years 1250 and 1521. Tours can be arranged through Cancún hotels and travel agencies. You'll hear an explanation of the structures and their historical significance in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian or Portuguese. You can get here by taxi or local bus.
It's not just fun in the sun and Cancún's shops that attract visitors, but in fact, the city is full of cultural activities for those who like exhibitions or are interested in photography, sculpture and the arts. At the Museo Maya de Cancún (Mayan Museum of Cancun), you will find great exhibitions year-round, displaying works by Mexican and foreign artists. Don't miss the best national exhibitions on your next visit to Cancún, a heavenly place full of fun and culture.
This gallery is located inside the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Cancun. On the walls, you'll see Mexican art displayed. If you're in Cancun and you want to take a break from the usual beach and party scene, stop by this gallery to see the cultural side of the city. It's a great daytime outing, and you're guaranteed not to get sunburned!
The Casa del Arte Popular Mexicano (House of Popular Mexican Art) contains an exquisite collection of more than 3,400 pieces of popular art from three different parts of the country. This museum contains a real symphony of forms including materials, textures and colors created by the most popular Mexican artists. The pieces are exhibited according to different subject matters: native symbols, musical instruments, masks, virgins of Guadalupe, churches, births, crucifixes, life trees, sirens, angels and Mexican toys.
Also known as the Cancun Underwater Museum, the Museo Subacuático de Arte (MUSA) is an interesting and unique attraction since this museum is entirely underwater. View various sculptures such as "Man on Fire" a sculpture of a man with fire coral on it. However, it should be noted that you will need to scuba dive or snorkel to get to this interesting location.