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Mexico City - Cultural

 

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Chapultepec Castle
Ranked #1 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: This 18th-century palace, known for its impressive gardens, served as the home of the Mexican President until 1939 and now... more » Owner description: This 18th-century palace, known for its impressive gardens, served as the home of the Mexican President until 1939 and now houses the famous Museo Nacional de Historia. « less
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Ranked #2 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
Category: Neighborhoods
Owner description: Coyoacan, a former village and now one of the 16 boroughs of Mexico City, is a historic center. It is a popular place to... more » Owner description: Coyoacan, a former village and now one of the 16 boroughs of Mexico City, is a historic center. It is a popular place to visit, especially on weekends, because many of the original layouts, plazas and narrow streets have been preserved and date from the 16th to the early 20th centuries. « less
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Ranked #3 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Architectural Buildings; Government Buildings; Historic Sites; History Museums
Owner description: This historic building was once occupied by Hernán Cortés, the Spanish explorer who conquered the Aztecs, and includes a... more » Owner description: This historic building was once occupied by Hernán Cortés, the Spanish explorer who conquered the Aztecs, and includes a famous panoramic mural of Mexican history by Diego Rivera. « less
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Ranked #4 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
Category: Neighborhoods
Ride a tram or simply walk through this area in the center of the city with its interesting historic buildings.
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Ranked #5 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites
Owner description: This famous church, located on the site where an Indian claimed to have seen the Virgin of Guadalupe in 1531, contains an... more » Owner description: This famous church, located on the site where an Indian claimed to have seen the Virgin of Guadalupe in 1531, contains an image of her that is the most famous religious icon in all of Mexico. « less
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Ranked #6 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
Category: Tours
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Ranked #7 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
Category: Religious Sites; Ancient Ruins; Historic Sites

The Metropolitan Cathedral in Mexico City is without a doubt one of the the grandest sights in all of the world. It is amazing.  You do not have to be a Catholic to step inside... more »

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Ranked #8 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
Category: Neighborhoods
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Ranked #9 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
Category: Art Museums

Founded as a Jesuit College, it became the Escuela Normal after the revolution. A baroque building, and one of the first to be decorated with murals by Rivera and Orozco in the... more »

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Ranked #10 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods; Historic Sites
The designated location of many of Mexico's older colonial structures.
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Ranked #11 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
Category: Educational Sites; Architectural Buildings
This neighborhood is the home of the National University of Mexico.
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Ranked #12 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
Category: Libraries
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Ranked #13 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
Category: Neighborhoods; Nature/ Wildlife Areas

Condesa usually refers to an area comprised of three Mexico City neighborhoods or Colonias, Condesa, Hipodromo, and Hipodromo Condesa.   It is often refered to as the Soho of... more »

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Ranked #14 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #15 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
The oldest and largest cathedral in Latin America.
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Ranked #16 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
One of Mexico City's more upscale neighborhoods with a variety of interesting shops and quality restaurants.
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Ranked #17 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #18 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
Category: Ancient Ruins; Religious Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest

This is perhaps the most moving spot in Mexico City. In pre-Columbian times it was the centre of the city of Tlatelolco, whose people sided with the Spanards against the Aztecs of... more »

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Ranked #19 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
Category: Ancient Ruins
Some of the ruins at this ancient archaeological site date back to 500 B.C.
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Ranked #20 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
Category: Historic Sites; Ancient Ruins
A famous mountain village south of Mexico City famous for its Day of the Dead celebration in November.
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Ranked #21 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
Category: Neighborhoods
A large suburb of Mexico City, located on the city's southern border.
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Ranked #22 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
Category: Religious Sites
One of many old churches located in the city's Centro Histórico.
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Ranked #23 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
Category: Historic Sites
This site was once a major Indian city that rivaled and eventually was conquered by the Aztec empire.
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Ranked #24 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
Category: Religious Sites
A 16th-century church known for its well-preserved artwork.
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Ranked #25 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
Category: Architectural Buildings; Educational Sites

The Ministry of Education is a large office complex only a short distance from the Zócalo.  The building stretches a long block from Republic of Brazil to Republic of Argentina... more »

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Ranked #26 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest

No longer considered the hip place for young folks, it is actually a popular neighborhood for gays and tourists.  Many restaurants and nightlife abound in this area.  For... more »

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Ranked #27 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
Category: Monuments/ Statues
A monument honoring six young men killed while trying to defend a military academy.
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Ranked #28 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
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Ranked #29 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
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Ranked #30 of 92 Cultural in Mexico City
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