El Dia de Los Muertos is a three-day festival, when tens of thousands of people in Mexico dress up to celebrate and remember the dead. It starts on October 31 and lasts for three days until 2 November. This unique tradition dates back 3,000 years, during Aztec era. It even survived through the 16th century, when the Spanish arrived in central Mexico. Colorful decorations, street parades and delicious traditional food, it’s no wonder why this Mexican holiday attracts people from all over the world.
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Day of the dead parade in Mexico city in October.
Skulls for Sale on the Day of the Dead festival, at Chichen Itza.
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Street Decoration in Puerto Vallarta.
Day of the dead in the center of Mexico city.
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People dressed and painted for Dia de los Muertos, in Oaxaca, Mexico.
Day of the Dead altar with cempasuchil flowers and candles.
Mexican handicraft (skeletons) for the Day of the Dead.
Photo from the parade of Paseo de la Reforma Avenue, Mexico.
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Dia de los Muertos parade, in the streets of Mexico City.
Hotels and resorts in Mexico are welcoming travelers coming for a visit during the period of El Dia De Los Muertos, offering interactive events and displays, for a complete cultural experience.