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pueblos magicos near Mexico CityMexico’s best tourist destinations include more than just its bustling capital and serene beaches. Across the country, 132 towns have earned the designation “Pueblo Mágico,” part of a national program started more than twenty years ago to highlight rural areas known for special qualities, from natural attractions to distinctive cuisines and historic sites. These five magical towns are within a few hours’ drive of Mexico City and are relatively safe to visit, especially if you travel with a trusted driver (such as one hired through a travel agency), take the highways in the daytime only, and stay in groups.Bernal, QuerétaroThis colonial town is known for its rock monolith, one of the tallest in the world, which towers 1,420 feet above the village. The site is…

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