The Cathedral. Campeche. Mexico
Campeche is the capital city of the Mexican state of Campeche, located on the shore of the Bay of Campeche of the Gulf of Mexico. Founded in 1540 by Francisco Montejo, Campeche was terrorized by pirates and marauders until the city started fortification in 1686.
The state of preservation and quality of its architecture earned it the status of a World Heritage Site in 1999.