Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico


Reynosa is the most populous city of Tamaulipas. Since It is located on the border with McAllen, Texas, it has a strong commecial trade with the United States, as well as numerous factories and industrial parks

About Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Located in the coastal region of the Rio Grande, by the Texan cities of Hidalgo, Pharr, and McAllen, Reynosa is the most important urban, economic, and social development pole north of Tamaulipas.

The city was founded in 1749 by Jose de Escandon and is known for its oil and factories; it is one of the five cities with the highest growth and development in Mexico. Reynosa has three international bridges: Anzaldúas, Benito Juárez, and Nuevo Amanecer, having an intense border trade. In addition, Reynosa is a city with a growing number of manufacturing companies and industrial parks.

In Reynosa, there are many places to visit and first-class services for tourists. The downtown area offers an architecture worth admiring, featuring the Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe, a neoclassical building. The Main Square, founded as the garden of the mission of San Antonio, has a beautiful gazebo occasionally enlivened by the municipal music band. Another important attraction is the Hidalgo pedestrian street, decorated with posts and colonial lamps, and lined with a variety of souvenir shops, jewelry, candy, and Mexican curiosities. Also, don't miss the Zaragoza Historic Market, pioneer in offering food and products since 1882.

The Reynosa Historical Museum displays furniture, archaeological pieces, weapons, photographs, and other items that are part of the culture and history of Reynosa. All information derived from the municipal civil service is concentrated, organized, and guarded by the Municipal Archives. The House of Culture presents musical events, exhibitions, and workshops.

Visit Reynosa Cultural Park, where there are exhibitions of art, music, dance, and theater. In addition, you can find the Adolfo López Mateos baseball stadium, where the Broncos de Reynosa Mexican League plays.

Reynosa offers encounters with nature and ecotourism options. La Escondida, considered the only natural body of water in the northern region of Tamaulipas, is a resting place for thousands of migratory birds that come from as far away as Asia and Canada. You can see the biodiversity of the Rio Grande in El Santurario, while enjoying horseback rides, pedal boats, kayaks, and Jet Skis. If you want to cool off, visit La Playita, a water recreation center located on the banks of the Rio Grande, at the height of the Anzaldúas Dam.

***The official currency of Mexico is the Mexican Peso (MXN).