Tijuana is a city in northwestern Mexico in the state of Baja California. The city is situated on the border with the United States . The corresponding checkpoint in San Ysidro is crossed by 40 million people annually and 14 million vehicles. Because of the many commuters of the crossing is often congested, especially in the USA. Another border crossing is located in Otay. Are irregular in Mexico, instead of a traffic signal based controls. In the 1980s a tramway network was built up to the limit, so you can easily reach Tijuana from San Diego. Many American tourists leave their cars on the U.S. side and walk on foot in the city, since one needs while driving a Mexican insurance, the U.S. is not valid.
Tijuana International Airport General Abelardo L. Rodriguez International Airport is used by the airline Mexicana de Aviacion , Avolar , Aero Mexico , Aero California and more recently by Ryanair’s subsidiary Viva Aerobus served. The airport is famous for the spectacular flight maneuvers, which necessitates a landing to flying fence. This fence separates Tijuana from San Diego and will keep illegal immigrants back to the United States.
The border town is sometimes referred to as a mixture of good and bad sides of Mexico. On the one hand, well known for historic sites, legendary bullfighting arenas and beaches of Tijuana is notorious as well as on the other hand Mexico’s largest center for illegal drugs and prostitution . Tijuana is especially among college students, known in Mexico as the age limit for the consumption of alcohol is lower than in the United States. For decades, Tijuana is also popular among sailors of the U.S. Navy, which has major bases in San Diego. Today, the Navy tried to control the behavior of their soldiers better, and some bars and nightclubs are prohibited sailors. Most people visit Tijuana from San Diego, however, to get cheaper medical treatment and medicines. Popular are as typical Mexican souvenirs such as sombreros and tequila. Similarly, Tijuana is known because of its numerous restaurants.