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Surprising historical facts about Mexico

Mexico is no doubt one of the most popular places to visit in the whole world but there are also lots of interesting facts about Mexico from which most of the people are unaware. These facts have to connect with its tourism or adventures, while these facts portrait the history and amazement of this city.

So, here are some of the historical facts about Mexico that you should know.

1.    Yucatan was Named After a Misunderstanding

Yucatan is one of the most popular places to visit in Mexico. Lots of people visit this place from all around the world but no one ever thought about its name. There is an interesting history about the name of Yucatan. In past times, when Spaniards came to this place, they asked people about the name of this place. people replied to them saying “Yucatan”, which means, “I don’t know”. This was the actual meaning of this word or phrase in the local’s language, but Spaniards considered that they are telling them the name of this place, and in this way, this place was used to called “Yucatan”.

Yucatan landscape

2.    Chichen Itza is One of the Seven Wonder of the World

Another one of the interesting facts about Mexico is that Chichen Itza is one of the seven wonders of the world. It is a kind of pyramid that was a part of the Mayan Empire, but in 2007, it was announced as the seven wonders of the world. It is quite a famous place to visit in Mexico. There are lots of people, especially archaeologists visit this place from all around the world. Additionally, you can easily get to this place by booking cheap flights to Mexico from any of your nearest airports.

3.    Color TV was Invented in Mexico

Almost every person knows that the first television was black and white and it was invented by John Logie Baird, but there are very few people that are known about the fact that the first color television was invented in Mexico. A person named Guillermo Gonzalez Camarena was the first man in Mexico who was the inventor of chromoscopic adaptor that is further used in televisions to offer color transmissions.

Old television

Well, above has described some of the surprising historical facts about Mexico. consider all of these facts and make sure to book any of the cheap flights to Mexico in the off-season and explore all of these amazing and adventurous spots.