Tourist Places to Visit in Cuautitlan Izcalli, Mexico, America

Tourist Places to Visit in Cuautitlan Izcalli, Mexico, America

Cuautitlan Izcalli is a city as well as municipality in the state of Mexico in Mexico, is located around 85 km from the state capital, Toluca de Lerdo and 40 km from the national capital, Mexico City. The major landmarks in the city include San Miguel, San Marcos and Centro Episcopal Mexicano.


Geography of Cuautitlan Izcalli:

Cuautitlan Izcalli coordinates with 19°39′ degree north latitude and 99°15′ degree east longitude is positioned at an altitude of 2260 meters. The municipality of Cuautitlan Izcalli covers an area of 109.9 sq. km.


Etymology and History of Cuautitlan Izcalli:

The name of Cuautitlan Izcalli is said to be derived from the Nahuatl language, meaning ‘your house between the trees’.  Cuautitlan Izcalli municipality came into existence in 1970 by carving out from Cuautitlan de Romero Rubio.


How to reach Cuautitlan Izcalli?

Cuautitlan Izcalli is served by Mexico City International Airport which has connection with all the American countries including USA, Canada, Brazil and European and Asian countries, operated by major national airlines such as Aeromar, Aeromexico and Aeromexico Connect. The airport is located around 50 km from the heart of Cuautitlan Izcalli.

Because of its nearness with national capital Mexico City, it has good connection with the major cities of the country by roadway. Buses are regular and safer for both shorter and longer journey.

Rented bikes, cars and taxis are options for local travel.


Food and Shopping in Cuautitlan Izcalli:

Cuautitlan Izcalli is a city with full of traditional and modern shops with items of handicrafts, daily usable items, jewelry and hand woven clothes. Also Cuautitlan Izcalli is known for food corners such as:

  • Al Forno Pizzeria
  • Piacenza


Things to do in Cuautitlan Izcalli:

  • Car races
  • Horse racing
  • Shopping
  • Sport events


Places of interest in Cuautitlan Izcalli:

Palacio de Bellas Artes (Fine Arts Palace Museum):

Palacio de Bellas Artes is an exhibit centre featuring some finest murals of Mexico. Art Deco interior is the prime attraction of the museum.

Basilica de Guadalupe:

Basilica de Guadalupe is the most sacred place of Catholicism in Americas receiving pilgrims from all around the globe, especially during the annual celebration on 12th of December every year.



Xochimilco is a World Heritage Site located around 60 km away from Cuautitlan Izcalli. It features stunning waterways and flower gardens and also tourist can enjoy trajineras boat riding here.


Other places of interest in Cuautitlan Izcalli are as follows:

  • Plaza Estado De Mexico
  • Plaza de la Constitución
  • La Catedral
  • Angel de la Independencia
  • Plaza Garibaldi-Mariachi
  • Alameda and Paseo de la Reforma
  • Torre Latinoamericana
  • Mexico City US National Cemetery
  • Chapultepec Park and Zoo
  • Plaza Garibaldi-Mariachi
  • Parque Mexico and Parque España
  • Viveros de Coyoacan
  • Plaza de las Tres Culturas
  • Rufino Tamayo Museum


Best time to visit Cuautitlan Izcalli:

Cuautitlan Izcalli can be visited all year round but the most ideal time to visit the place would be the during the months of March, April and May.


Accommodation options in Cuautitlan Izcalli:

Cuautitlan Izcalli has several fine hotels providing excellent accommodation facilities to the visitors visiting the city. Other than upgraded facilities, Cuautitlan Izcalli hotels also serve visitors with fine Mexican and other North American dishes. List of major hotels located in Cuautitlan Izcalli are:

  • Fiesta Inn Cuautitlan
  • Fiesta Inn Perinorte
  • ibis Mexico Perinorte
  • Real Inn Perinorte
  • Fiesta Inn Tlalnepantla
  • Crowne Plaza Mexico City North
  • Holiday Inn Perinorte
  • City Express Tepotzotlan
  • NH Valle Dorado
  • Casa Roa
  • Hotel Camino Real Perinorte Mexico
  • Hotel Habita
  • JW Marriott
  • Hotel Melia Mexico Reforma
  • Hotel Imperial
  • Sevilla Palace Hotel

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