Located just 53 miles south of Mexico City, Cuernavaca has been a retreat from Mexico City since colonial times Its mild climate (The City of Eternal Spring) and rich history attracts visitors, writers, and artists from Mexico and abroad. The city is home to numerous Spanish language schools.

Here are but a few of the numerous places of interest to be found in Cuernavaca.

The Palacio de Cortés, built around 1532, houses the Cuauhnahuac Regional Museum.

The Brady Museum displays over 1300 works of art collected by the American art collector Robert Brady.

The Borda Gardens is the site of the Morelos Cultural Institute. Formerly the summer residence of
Emperor Maximilian and Empress Carlota, one can tour the house and gardens to get an idea of how
Mexico’s aristocracy lived.