Historic Center (Centro Historico), Mexico City

Neighborhood · Historic Walking Area
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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  • This center is good attractions , historical sights and architecture, taco stands, stores and usually police presence in most areas  more »
  • A MUST SEE place, it is the hart of Mexico City, a lot of history and culture. Every corner has a story  more »
  • Historic CDMX can be very beautiful, full of charming buildings and lively crowds of locals especially on weekend evenings. Though it is not without risk and danger, yet I never felt particularly in.....  more »

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