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Paseo por el Centro Historico

Juarez, 66, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
52-5-5121012
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Ranked #16 of 286 attractions in Mexico City
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Type: Neighborhoods
Description: Ride a tram or simply walk through this area in the center of the city with its interesting historic buildings.
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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91 reviews 91 reviews
9 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

As one of the oldest parts of the cities, many pedestrian streets that are closed to traffic, shops, restaurants, and of course the Zocalo and the Metropolitan Cathedral

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Elk Grove, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

Several of the main Centro Historico streets have been converted in peatonal streets, Now you can visit Mexico's downtown better than never. Its environment is now comparable to historic headquarters of European cities.

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Barranquilla, Colombia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Don't miss the Paseo....but be wise and program you visit during the day. It´s well guarded and you will have a better look of the architecture. Just don't go walking around with a map.

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Mexico
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

You have to go, walk, visit and eat in Mexico City Downtown area to really get a flavor of what Mexico is all about. The history of the builidings, the sounds and movement of people (can get a bit crazy) and all the eating options make it a fantastic 4 to 6 hour visit. Afterwards you will really feel you... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
42 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

The Centro Historico is currently swarming with armed police as part of an anti-crime crackdown. We were stopped by two police demanding money in the Calle de Republica de Cuba. Be aware that you can wander two blocks from the cathedral and be in a very dangerous part of town. Don't repeat our mistake!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Walk downtown... spend some hours there, go up the Cathedral, go to Templo Mayor and visit the public building where you have afreschi done by Diego.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

You simply cannot visit Mexico City without strolling through the Historic District! You will be amazed by the age of the buildings and all there is to see in a walking radius. Enjoy!

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

As there is so much to see here, allow yourself enough time to really enjoy all it has to offer. Be sure to look up at the buildings as the antique architecture is a joy to see. People watching is just as enjoyable as checking out the sights and look to see where the locals are eating to get real... More

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BRASILIA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

The old centre of Mexico City now has a few newly-pedestrianised streets, so walking around is much easier than it once was. The huge Cathedral is a gloomy affair although one can never forget that it was built on top of an equally huge (and presumably gloomy) Aztec pyramid. Some interesting archaeological excavation work is being conducted to the right... More

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Montreal, Canada
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

The "gate form statue is easily seen when you walk by or drive by on a bus tour. A nice part of Mexican cultural statues.

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