Its fortresses and bastions compose the main attraction of this magnificent place.
Its imposing walls that in some moment of its history helped the city to be protected from the pirates as well as its systems of defense represented in its fortresses and bastions compose the main attraction of this magnificent place. This military architecture represents an exceptional universal value recognized by UNESCO. The city has been rescued receiving new life in its walled enclosure and its traditional quarters, framing a culture fulfilled in traditions, color, holidays and in its people.
The city of Campeche was inscribed in the List of the World Patrimony, on December 4, 1999.
Along with 1,600 facades of houses and buildings, streets, sidewalks, parks and urban heart of the city, the city has been rescued taking new life in its walled city and its traditional neighborhoods, framing a culture full of traditions, color, festivals and people.