Thousands of tourists cross the border to Tijuana, Mexico on a daily basis. More and more adventurous people are travelling to experience the culinary & scene and to discover the life & the culture of this Southern California neighbor. They also cross to Tijuana seeking inexpensive healthcare and quality medical services.
Those days of shootings on Avenida Revolución are long gone. Foreign countries and companies are looking at Tijuana as a viable option. Foreign Direct Investment in the industrial sector of Tijuana is diversified. This border city is attracting Companies from electric and electronics such as Samsung, Panasonic and Sony. Other manufacturing companies in aerospace, medical devices, metallurgical and plastic industry are also expanding their business in Tijuana. Uber launched its services in 2015 and is getting a foothold in Tijuana.
Emerging wellness tourism industry in Tijuana offers cosmetic & weight-loss surgeries, joint replacements and stem-cell therapies. Medical tourists (most uninsured) come to Tijuana to get skilled and experienced bariatric & metabolic surgeons at affordable prices. Tijuana is Mexico’s number one destination for weight loss surgery, but patients can enjoy the beautiful attractions of this great border town. Look at these great attractions in Tijuana:
Tijuana boasts many attractions that will satisfy your whole family. Tijuana has golf courses, museums, bullfight rings, racetracks for dogs & horse, beautiful beaches, soccer team, night clubs and taco stands.While white sand beaches and lobster by candlelight are part of a typical vacation for many tourists, Tijuana offers both elitist forms of pastime and middle-class joints.
A border town, Tijuana offers “taste of Mexico” for food lovers without traveling farther south. For people who want to take a long trip to Mexico or Latin America, a two or three-day visit give them a chance to get ready for the more extended trip.
Cost of Tijuana
Tijuana can be the perfect quiet town, if you, stay away from the common visitor traps and are reasonably cautious. It’s close to Rosarito Beach (about 15 minutes), where you will also find good deals on rooms and restaurants. Located 50 miles south of Rosarito, Ensenada is a relaxing spot and has a lot to offer to people who love sightseeing, art, and culture. But the point is if you are ready to take a 10-minute cab ride that costs a couple of dollars you can save even more money by remaining in Tijuana. In fact, a taxi to just about anywhere in the township is under $5, and you can eat well for $15 to $20 a day. Double the cost you can dine like royals. An American style hotel will cost about $40, but you can get a particular room with TV for about 20 bucks.
Many people think that Tijuana is deprived and unattractive with rough streets, urban mass and several citizens live in severe poverty because of Mexico’s fluctuating economy. Certainly, Tijuana has all the constraints of developing towns have, but, there is much beauty to be found here. There are grand buildings and public monuments, museums and churches to see, admire and appreciate. Most significant are the people who symbolize the pure loveliness of Mexico.
Avenida Revolución is the main shopping attraction in Tijuana. At the Avenue, you can listen to mariachi music, walk around the El Arco Reloj Monumental, the Cathedral de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, and other attractions.
El Centro Cultural
El Centro Cultural has a concert hall, Omnimax Theater, and El Museo de las Californias, a museum. El Centro Cultural is famous for hosting some of the world’s foremost artists while the museum boasts some of the premier artifacts from California to Baja California.
The Tijuana Xolos
The Club Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles de Caliente, or Xolos de Tijuana, is a Mexican association football team from Tijuana, Mexico. Founded in 2007, the Tijuana Xolos club is currently the champions of Mexico’s top soccer division, Liga MX. Xolos have gone from a completely new team to a team that is getting respect across the border to the north and as far as South America.
After seeing all these monuments, theaters, statues, you’ll love Mexico and Tijuana. Tijuana is the Baja California’s biggest city. It is a center of commerce and tourism, and can change your impression about the country and its people. You can be confident that you can find whatever you’re looking for when you travel there.
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