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Visiter Historical Center

Historical Center

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On the site of the current historic center was the Aztec town of Tenochtitlan, which was largely destroyed by the...

Visiter Catedral Metropolitana

Catedral Metropolitana

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Shortly after the conquest of Tenochtitlan, the conquistadores decided to build a church instead of the great Aztec...

Visiter Plaza de la Constitución

Plaza de la Constitución

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His other name is "el Zócalo" (the Socle); this huge 192 m square by 240 is the center of the city. This is also the...

Visiter National Palace

National Palace

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The very long façade of the palace (200 m), oriented north-south, occupies the entire east side of the square;...

Visiter Palacio de Bellas Artes

Palacio de Bellas Artes

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The Palace of Fine Arts was built between 1904 and 1934 on the plans of the Italian architect Adamo Boari....

Visiter Torre Latino Americana

Torre Latino Americana

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This skyscraper was designed by the Mexican architect Augusto H. Álvarez and inaugurated in 1956, after 8 years of work;...

Visiter Garden of the Triple Alianza

Garden of the Triple Alianza

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It is actually a set of 3 bronze bas-reliefs representing the three Indian chiefs of the cities of Tenochtitlan,...

Visiter National Museum of Antropologia

National Museum of Antropologia

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This beautiful museum has been designed by Pedro Ramírez Vázquez, Jorge Campuzano and Rafael Mijares Alcérreca;...

Visiter Frida Kahlo Museum

Frida Kahlo Museum

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The father of Frida Kahlo, of Hungarian origin, built this typical Mexican house, with a patio surrounded by rooms, in...

Visiter Museo Dolores Olmedo (1908-2002)

Museo Dolores Olmedo (1908-2002)

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This property has been the home of Dolores Olmedo who has collected works by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, as well as...

Visiter Sagrario Metropolitano

Sagrario Metropolitano

Religious building

This sanctuary was built between 1749 and 1760 on the drawings of Lorenzo Rodríguez, during the Baroque period....

Visiter History of the National Palace

History of the National Palace

Palace

At this place was the palace of Montezuma II, almost completely destroyed during the capture of the city....

Visiter Antiguo Palacio del Ayuntamiento

Antiguo Palacio del Ayuntamiento

Palace

The first town hall was built between 1526 and 1532 by order of Hernán Cortés, in the form of a fortress, to ward off...

Visiter Teatro de la Ciudad Esperanza Iris

Teatro de la Ciudad Esperanza Iris

Theater

It was built in the early twentieth century. for the famous actress and opera singer Esperanza Iris, on the plans of...

Visiter Antiguo Colegio of San Ildefonso

Antiguo Colegio of San Ildefonso

Middle School

Around 1588, the Jesuits built a college and seminary to be rebuilt later in the eighteenth century....

Visiter Colegio de San Ildefonso after 1767

Colegio de San Ildefonso after 1767

school

In 1767, the Jesuits were expelled by King Carlos III; the school declined and was used for other functions....

Visiter Iglesia de Santo Domingo

Iglesia de Santo Domingo

Church - Chapel

This baroque church of the eighteenth century. is all that remains of the great convent of the Dominicans....

Visiter Palace of the Counts Santiago de Calimaya

Palace of the Counts Santiago de Calimaya

Palace

This palace was built for a count of Santiago de Calimaya in 1530; it was remodeled in 1777, but the family had...

Visiter Museo de la Ciudad

Museo de la Ciudad

Museum

The city museum, opened in 1964, deteriorated rapidly and it closed in 1992. But it reopened in 1997, after...

Visiter Hospital of Jesus Nazareno

Hospital of Jesus Nazareno

Clinical

This hospital was built by order of Cortes (1485 -1547) to treat wounded men during the capture of Tenochtitlan, both...

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