Historic Center (Centro Historico), Mexico City

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Tread the paths of the many historic streets found at Historic Center (Centro Historico), the central neighbourhood in Mexico City and a hotspot for historic architectural beauty. Just over 9 sq-km (3.4 sq-mi) of 668 densely populated blocks host an impressive 1,550 buildings that have been certified historically significant. Ramble slowly around this UNESCO World Heritage Site, at the heart of which “The Zocalo”, the largest plaza in all of Latin America, regularly plays hosts to a lively selection of popular cultural events. Many of the most important buildings and architecture, dating back to the 16th century, are found around this square, including the Metropolitan Cathedral, The National Palace and the “Templo Mayor”. Put Historic Center (Centro Historico) into our Mexico City trip itinerary builder site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Mexico City.
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  • The Historic Center of Mexico City is my place of work, I have walked it for decades. I love the closeness with the history, culture and customs of Mexico. He always has a corner to show me. If you travel or live in Mexico City, walk one morning in this place and eat here, there are numerous corners...
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  • The historic center of Mexico City can not impress, if you look at it from a historical point of view! The ancient Aztecs who lived here before the conquistadors arrived; houses and streets of the colonial era... But I don't like modern Mexico City: it's not safe!
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