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”. By using our Mexico City trip builder, you can arrange your visit to Historic Center (Centro Historico) and other attractions in Mexico City.
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  • The Center historical and, particularly, the Park of the solidarity is great, nice sources and well preserved. All well care and very clean.
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  • Explore the historic centre is an experience, too much to see and do, there is sufficient time to explore everything would be endless, which leaves you desire of wanting to always return.
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  • Make a whole day out of it. Start with the cathedral-huge, beautiful, gold decorated. View its enormous organs, listen to church music. Then, go to the National gallery ( same central square) to admir...  more »