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Historic Center (Centro Historico)

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Address: Juarez, 66, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
Phone Number: 52-5-5121012
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Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining
Description: The designated location of many of Mexico's older colonial structures.
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wow... just breathtaking

Liked to walk around the Zocalo. Liked the Cathedral. Missed the rising of the Flag by the soldiers... The weather was just perfect, too

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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El Paso, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

Liked to walk around the Zocalo. Liked the Cathedral. Missed the rising of the Flag by the soldiers... The weather was just perfect, too

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Redwood City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

Rivera murals are on display in the colonial palace and the enormous plaza is very impressive. The National Cathedral is an impressive piece of colonial Baroque. Many cafe's nearby to people watch.

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Tampico, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

So much to see. Had a no travel day. Well walked for hours. Great architecture ,lots of things to explore. Cathedral,palace art museum local vendors.

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Were amazed at lovely Mexico City is with wonderful avenues, parks, statues and buildings. The hop on hop off bus is a must as it gives a wonderful overview of the city and surrounds.

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New Delhi, India
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Huge, incredible and a historic outlook. The city center here is really huge! I just stood at one place and kept wondering how they built these massive structures. A feeling like being in the middle of the Ocean.. The Cathedral Church stands tall and beautiful. Amazing place.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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379 reviews 379 reviews
90 attraction reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

A visit to the Centro can be challenging. You need to know where and when to go. There are some areas that can open your eyes and delight your mind. Some others where you need to be cautious. The things have been improved a lot during the past years... now there are many pedestrians streets, security cameras and police. Anyhow... More 

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tegucigalpa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

A very nice place to walk around. There are alot of stores and cafes to sit and enjoy the scene. Theres alot of artists in the streets and bars.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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60 reviews 60 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Crowded, busy, lively, energizing, the city center of the 4th largest city in the world. Definitely must see it at least once. Walk around, visit templo mayor, palacio nacional, the cathedral, etc. Many options of good restaurants in the area. Avoid wearing jewelry.

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Barcelona, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

The largest plaza (square) in the world... The centre of the old Aztec and Colonial city. Easy to access via metro. Barriers and police make it hard to navigate through or around. But a magnificent Flag!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Walk around, visit museums and public buildings for free; admire the beautiful architecture, tread carefuly though because the street surface is not in tiptop shape.

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