Travel By Fingertip...Tijuana

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Points of Interest in Tijuana / Rosarito Beach

US/Mexico Border Crossing

For a visit to Tijuana only, many opt to park on the US side and make the easy mile-long walk to downtown. The stroll is largely through the entertaining open-air shopping mall, Viva Tijuana.

Rio Tijuana

Area between the US border and Boulevard Agua Caliente that best reflects Tijuana's new and attractive visitor-friendly renovations. Considered the most popular downtown shopping area.

Paseo de los Heroes

Rio Tijuana's main boulevard, notable for its grand statues of Mexican heroes and Abraham Lincoln.

Culture Center

Centerpiece of Tijuana's bid to attract more than shopping visitors. Stunning structure housing Mexican history exhibits, Omnimax Theater, planetarium, Concert Hall and Spanish/English Bookstore. Open daily. Addr: Paseo de los Heroes.

Mexitlan

Cultural and entertainment complex whose highlights include detailed scale models of Mexico's major attractions, from Chichen Itza to the Mexicana skyscraper in Mexico City. Lots of shops, restaurants, folkloric dancers and live music. Open daily (5 days in winter). Addr: Av. Ocampo.

El Palacio Fronton

Impressive Moorish style palace arena where the best jai a lai in North America is played. Addr: Av. Revolucion and Calle 8.

Las Playas de Tijuana

A less hectic entertainment, beach and residencial area about five miles down the coast from downtown. 

Rosarito Beach

Once considered a sleepy, southern suburb of Tijuana, Rosarito Beach is now a thriving and lively beach resort area for the Baja Peninsula and Southern California. 18 miles south of Tijuana.