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is the largest city in the Mexican state of Baja California.
Tijuana is the westernmost city in Mexico as well as one
of the northernmost. For this reason Tijuana is referred
to as the corner of Mexico. Tijuana Mexico is located
less than 20 miles south of downtown San Diego. The international
border crossing between San Ysidro, CA and Tijuana is
considered the busiest port of entry in the world with
over 300,000 people crossing daily. Tijuana is particularly
popular among US youth, who cross the border in order
to drink alcohol prior to their 21st birthday (Mexico's
legal drinking age is 18). Tourist flock here daily to
go shopping on the famous Avenida Revolución. Tijuana
is known for its economic prosperity, popular discos,
and shopping areas, Tijuana is also considered to be Mexico's
biggest illicit drug and prostitution center. All in all
Tijuana Baja California offers a quick change in culture
and environmetn from San Diego…
Tijuana has long been a popular area for college student
who travel here to drink. The legal drinking age in Tijuana
is 18. Avenida Revolución has many open bars nightclubs
and discos. Avenida Revolución is also famous for
its nearby red-light district "La Coahuila"
(also known casually as Zona Norte) which boasts a large
number of street prostitutes.
Attractions in Tijuana
Shopping is perhaps Tijuana's major tourist attraction.
The city is a duty-free zone, and it is truly a shopping
paradise, with an impressive and astounding variety of
merchandise, ranging from silver jewelry, leather goods,
designer clothing, tile, ceramics, blown glass, glazed
pottery, woven blankets, embroidered dresses, onyx chess
sets, Mexican liquors and much more...