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Laredo ?The City Under Seven Flags? is a Mexican city located in Texas. The city lies on the north bank of Rio Grande a river found in South Texas. The city is known as The City Under Seven Flags as Laredo is the only city with seven flags; the flag of Rio Grande along with the six flags of Mexico. This city is considered to have the major inland trading port in whole America. It enjoys a moderate weather with partially dry summers and mild winters. The city was established in 1755 as a Villa de San Agustin de Laredo. The name of the villa was after the Spanish town Laredo and the Saint Augustine of Hippo. The basis of the name of the original Spanish town Laredo remains a mystery according to some scholar it evolved from Glaretum meaning ?sandy, rocky place?. Others believe it's a Basque word Laredo connoting ?beautiful pastures? but speculations doesn't end here. There is another group that says Laredo is originated from a Latin word Larida signifying gulls.
The name of this city might be a mystery but one thing is imminent that this city is a heaven created on earth. The city forming a beautiful blend of mountains and plains is endowed with numerous natural reserves. The city has six amazingly soothing creeks Sombrerillito Creek, Zacate Creek, San Ygnacio Creek, San Ildefonso Creek, Santa Isabel Creek and Chacon Creek. All these creeks converge in the Mexican river of Grande. The recreational activities in the city are pretty exciting including the major Lake Casa Blanca. This artificial lake also has a state park offering entertaining activities like camping, skiing, boating, hiking, biking, boating and fishing. This city in total holds 8 recreational centers, 56 parks, several basketball courts and plazas. The city carries the same spirit that Mexicans are known for and it is evident from all the electrifying festivals happening in the city around the year. The Washington Birthday Celebration organized since 1898 is the major festivals of the region. The celebration continuing for 30 days incorporates various carnivals, live concerts, parades, air show and fireworks. The celebrations also include a downtown festival called Jamboozie. The Birthday celebrations are further adorned with Mr. South Texas Luncheon, Stockmen's Ball, The Jalapeno Festival, Princess Pocahontas Pageant and parades.
Laredo is a historically significant city with predominant Spanish architecture. The city has David B. Barkley Plaza named after the only Congressional Medal of Honor holder of Laredo David B. Barkley. The Plaza collectively honors all the Hispanic soldiers who have earned the Congressional Medal of Honor. The plaza entails the longest American flag pole and the bronze statue of David B. Barkley. The city has made a deliberate effort to stay intact with its bygone days by creating various museums and art centers. The Rio Grande Capitol Building Museum, The Laredo Center for the Arts, The Nuevo Santander Museum Complex and Imaginarium of South Texas are the noteworthy museums of the city. The Laredo city has a lot to offer; its art n culture, entertainment, nightlife and festivities make this region an attractive place to see. To see these Mexican mountains and plains get Laredo Tickets now!
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