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 of Mexico City holds a heritage that you must discover... Every corner is a wonderful world.
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  • We stayed down in the Centro Historico district when we visited Mexico City. Very safe. Tons of cops everywhere. Shops, eating places, etc.. too many to mention. Also lots of historical buildings. Bea...  more »
  • The CDMX Center is one of the most beautiful and cultural we have in Mexico, full of magic and art, it asks you nothing elsewhere in the world, various attractions and activities make it majestic. Worth walking here, don't know him!
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