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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: Dining, City walk sightseeing
Description: The designated location of many of Mexico's older colonial structures.
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Well if you have time to travel for sure you need to find time to see historic center I love culture art and history Beautiful place to see the whole family

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Well if you have time to travel for sure you need to find time to see historic center I love culture art and history Beautiful place to see the whole family

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Although always very crowded, this is an obligated visit when in Mexico City. The landmarks around this area are marvelous and very well maintained. The best way to visit it is in the "Turibús", since you can step down and up wherever you want, and do not have to park cars or pay for taxis that are jammed in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful architecture to see and admire. This historical center is full of little side streets where you can find interesting shops, restaurants and also churches and other historical buildings. There is a sense of deep history and pride when you are in this historical center. Especially when you see the HUGE Mexican flag in the centre.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

What a place. If you want it you can find it here. Bring an umbrella. It was a beautiful sunshiny day when, in less than an hour, we were caught in a monsoon.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

El Centro Historico is an absolute must visit on any trip to Mexico City. There are many many museums and places to visit, principally the large Zocalo square from which you'll find the Cathedral, the impressive Palacio Nacional and Temple Mayor all of which are worth a visit. There are also many restaurants and bars nearby, the best are rooftop... More 

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Aesch, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The historic center is an important point of interest for all Mexico City tourists. It completes the picture you get of the city with its different angles and facettes, and especially the Zocalo and the streets around it show Mexico City daily life

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Visited last time about ten years ago. Was curious how it would be now. I was pleasantly surprised. Part of shopping center was nicely renovated. Beheind Zocalo however it was the typical chaos as always.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

It starts with a beautiful park with pretty architecture, and more stores and buildings to see if you keeping walking to the heart of it. The area is nice to walk around, gets crowded sometimes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

There are so many things to learn about this place. That the place is built above aztec pyramids and a lake says a lot. The area is maintained and it is worth having lunch or dinner on one of the restaurants atop for a nice view. the aztec museum is a must visit. If you are looking for shopping, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

It is hard to evaluate such an heterogeneous and extensive place. Some areas of downtown are beautiful and have been renovated, it is nice to walk by them and see the architecture. The area between Bellas Artes and the National Palace is in great conditions, however, stay away from the areas beyond the Santo Domingo Square, beyond Palacio Nacional or... More 

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