Welcome to Morelos
The state of Morelos is located south of Mexico City and offers a pleasant climate all year round, beautiful landscapes and a memorable historical journey. Cuernavaca is the main city and capital of the state, also nicknamed “The City of Eternal Spring“.
It is a region with a rich historical tradition dating to the time when the Colony was a place of rest for governors. The pre-Hispanic towns had settlements in this place and they emphasize Xochicalco and Coatetelco. This is perfect place to spend a weekend and rest, besides visiting small towns and even worth a visit to the lake of Tequesquitengo.
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Tourist routes in Morelos to travel by car:
The state of Morelos offers various tourist routes that are easy to navigate. The National Park of Tepozteco houses the famous and enigmatic pyramid. You can also visit various places of great beauty such as the former Hacienda de Cortes, the former convent of Tepoztlán and the archaeological sites of Xochicalco and Coatetelco.
In the southern part of the state, Cuautla is a perfect place to rest, having a very pleasant climate and different spas with sulfurous waters and some ruins of pre-Hispanic settlements. In Temixco it is possible to visit the hacienda that is among the prefer of Mexican and foreign tourists.
In the east of the state you can take a tour of the hot springs of Atotonilco and try the typical sweets of Zacualpan de Amilpas where a convent is listed as a World Heritage Site.
Cuernavaca is, of course, one of the places allowed for tourism. Its short distance from Mexico City, pleasant weather all year round and beautiful downtown make it a fantastic alternative. It is possible to visit the old house of Maximilian and Carlota called Garden Borda, the Palace of Cortes and the Cathedral.
The Highway 95 D is the main one of this entity because it connects to Mexico City and continues heading south until Acapulco, passing through Chilpancigo that is the capital of Guerrero. Temixco, Xochitepec and Lake Tequesquitengo can also be reached by this road. When you cross the road 95, you enter the state of Guerrero and you pass through Taxco and Iguala.
Highway 115 D connects with the previous one shortly before reaching Cuernavaca and departs for the towns of Oaxtepec and Cocoyoc, and finally Cuautla.
Most important cities:
The main cities in the state of Morelos according to the latest population census in 2010 are:
Cuernavaca with 365,168 inhabitants.
Jiutepec with 196,953 inhabitants.
Cuautla with 175,207 inhabitants.
Temixco with 108,126 inhabitants.