León is a city in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato. It’s known for its production of leather goods, sold in the Zona Piel district. Murals tracing the region’s history adorn the halls of the Palacio Municipal. The neo-Gothic Templo Expiatorio de la Sagrada Corazón de Jesús church has a crypt with catacombs. In the Catedral Basílica, Museo de Arte Sacro is a museum of religious paintings and sculpture.
Mexico is a country between the U.S. and Central America that's known for its Pacific and Gulf of Mexico beaches and its diverse landscape of mountains, deserts and jungles. Ancient ruins such as Teotihuacán and the Mayan city of Chichén Itzá are scattered throughout the country, as are Spanish colonial-era towns. In capital Mexico City, upscale shops, renowned museums and gourmet restaurants cater to modern life.