Tijuana is located 198 kilometers
from Mexicali on Federal Hwy No.2. Tijuana is said to be the most
important and cultural border town to the United States. It is
cosmopolitan, with a population of over a million inhabitants, and is
always in a state of constant growth.
This dynamic and sophisticated city
is only 25 minutes away from downtown San Diego, and is the most visited
city in the world. Tijuana's tourist and commerce district is
centralized at Avenida Revolución, which caters to an enormous number of
tourists every year from all parts of the world. Just
as American tourists visit the city of Tijuana, so do Mexican tourists
visit the United States and Southern California across the well traveled
Visitors from the US come for a
variety of attractions, such as the abundant shopping,
culinary delights of Mexico, and even for special events such as the Jai
Alai games that are held in Tijuana on a regular basis.
The city also has two important
bullrings, greyhound racing, various sports books in both Tijuana and
Ensenada, as well as the beautiful ocean links golf resorts. There is also
a world class cultural and entertainment center, an OMNIMAX theater, an
anthropological museum, art gallery and theater arts where famous
international or local presentations can be experienced. Other attractions
in Tijuana include a wax museum and Mexitlán, containing 200 scale models
of Mexico’s most famous archeological sites. Another advantage
offered by the city, is the ability to shop in the tax free stores, where
you can take a break from shopping to walk into one of the many Mexican
gourmet restaurants that offer Mexican cuisines, international cuisines
and the best margaritas and beers in the most fun atmospheres.
Tijuana, being a large metropolitan
area, also has an international airport, a large convention center and
plenty of 4 and 5 star hotels to accommodate the many conventions and
conferences that make their home in Tijuana each year.