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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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If you are a seasoned traveler, don´t miss Tepito

Right near the city center, Tepito is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Mexico City. The open air market of Tepito is just amazing. You could spend the whole day getting lost on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Eugene, Oregon

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Right near the city center, Tepito is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Mexico City. The open air market of Tepito is just amazing. You could spend the whole day getting lost on the many streets the market comprises. Just keep an eye out for your stuff. Tepito is also known for its troubles. Nowadays though it is not as... More 

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Tampere, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

While we went there, there was this huge streak againts the government. It was packed with the police and that showed us that how big really is this city of Mexico. Architecture is very nice and it's on the way while you walk around the center. You can't miss it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I occasionally felt like I was in Europe. A Very nice area to walk around, some parks, shops, a market, restaraunts and historical sites around. This is a great way to spend several hours on the weekend or even a whole day. Great sight-seeing around. Safe and fun.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Love the old bakery, the corner taco stand, the Aztec dancers and just wandering around this historic area

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Nanjing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Delight in the place, and real female company, at 2am. Find a spot that allows a little elbow room for mice, plan a "go get what you want and regroup in 30 minutes" activity, and promise to think about your friends who did not have flying husbands who were usually gone. They might be good references when you do not... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This area is best seen on foot. Take the time to visit the churches and other buildings. And it's easy to combine site seeing with shopping.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

If this is the only place you make it to in Mexico City, go! It's mind boggling to experience. Influences from so many different countries are apparent. It's like a history lesson in one place. We actually went twice, just to soak it all up and make sure we didn't miss anything!

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I spend 4 days walking this place, so many thing food, history, food, shops, food, drinks, food, dont forget the real maxcan food for really cheap price.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Mexico's city center is historically rich and beautiful. There are plenty of cafés and places where you can eat tipical food. Bit be aware: it is not that safe, mainly at night. I do not recommend Plaza Garibaldi, which stays nearby the historical center.

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Loveland, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The zocalo, the virtual center of the historical center, is a bit shabby and dirty. But the architecture surrounding the zocalo is exceptional, and many of the structures are museums of one sort or another. The national palace is free and very much worth a visit, not least of all to see Diego River's murals. There are too many restaurants... More 

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Additional Information about Historic Center (Centro Historico)

Address: Address: Juarez, 66, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
Phone Number: 52-5-5121012
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro

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