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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  • Very picturesque place with a lot of culture to visit, tremendous square and more than one is in a central place, the photos we took were spectacular 
    Very picturesque place with a lot of culture to visit, tremendous square and more than one is in a central place, the photos we took were spectacular  more »
  • Worth wondering about and absorbing the very rich heritage of Mexico during distinct periods of time. Very atmospheric and alive 
    Worth wondering about and absorbing the very rich heritage of Mexico during distinct periods of time. Very atmospheric and alive  more »

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