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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  • It is a forced walk, it is also step one of many tourist attractions that can be made on the same day. Not to be missed
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  • It is a very touristic place, its structure is unique, a place with great history. Where we learn something from Mexico
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  • You can visit this place and a lot of places near. Its very good to take some pictures. Its a very common place to turists and near this place you can find a Craft market, in the street. There you can...  more »