Monterrey (/ ˌ m ɒ n t ə ˈ r eɪ / ⓘ MON-tə-RAY, Spanish: ⓘ) is the capital and largest city of the northeastern state of Nuevo León, Mexico, and the second largest city in Mexico behind Mexico City.
Monterrey, city, capital of Nuevo Leon estado (state), northeastern Mexico. It sprawls over the semiarid floodplain of the Santa Catarina River, and parts of the city are set against the scenic backdrop of Mount Silla. Monterrey is the heart of one of Mexico’s largest urban agglomerations.
About Monterrey. The industrial city of Monterrey is reigned over by the mighty Cerro de Silla, a mountain that galvanizes adventurers with its steep hiking trails. Within the city, an 18th-century neighborhood impresses with its architecture and harbors what’s hailed as Mexico’s most beautiful bookshop.
01 / Attractions Must-see attractions for your itinerary Horno3 Monterrey Blast Furnace No 3 in the former industrial site of the Parque Fundidora has been converted into Horno3, an exceptionally impressive high-tech, hands-on… Parque Ecológico Chipinque Monterrey This stunning mountainside reserve is just 12km from downtown Monterrey.
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Monterrey—Mexico’s third largest city and capital city of the state of Nuevo Leon—is set in the spectacular Sierra Madre mountain region of north-west Mexico. Three million residents populate Monterrey’s metropolitan area and when you visit here, you realize that Monterrey is more like the United States and less like Mexico.
Monterrey is the capital of the northeastern Mexican state of Nuevo León, in the foothills of the Sierra Madre Oriental. Monterrey lies some 222 km (138 miles) west of the US border at Reynosa/McAllen (Texas), 225 km (140 miles) south of the US border at Laredo, Texas, and about 910 km north of Mexico City.