Monterrey, the industrial capital of Nuevo León, is home to multiple multinational corporations with international prescence such as Vitro, Cemex, among others. This is the second largest city in Mexico, and is located in proximity to the United States border. Its key symbol is the Cerro de la Silla, and gives its name to the city, translating to King Mountain.
The city counts with multiple attractions for tourists and citizens, providing natural beauties such as the mountainous ecological reserve Chipinque, the Cola de Caballo waterfalls, Estanzuela Natural Park, the Presa de la Boca dam, and Huasteca canyon. The Grutas de Garcia are impressive caves with stalagmites and stalactites. The Bio Parque Estrella is also an interesting location, due to its variety of zoological animals and impressive display of distinct plants.
Monterrey has a number of Museums: the Museo del Noreste, Marco, Historia Mexicana, and the Lewis Naval, among others. These are located in Monterrey’s downtown, near sightseeing locations such as the Macroplaza, the governmental residence, as well as Parque Fundidora with its accompanying Santa Lucia Walkway and Theme Parks Parque Plaza Sesamo and Bosque Magico.