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“Holiday Inn Terrace” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Historic Center (Centro Historico)

Historic Center (Centro Historico)
Juarez, 66, Mexico City 06000, Mexico (Centro)
52-5-5121012
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Ranked #14 of 273 Attractions in Mexico City
Type: Historic Sites, Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods, Cultural
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining
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Owner description: The designated location of many of Mexico's older colonial structures.
New Hampshire
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Holiday Inn Terrace”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Wow, what a view! The view is spectular of the Cathedral, Zocalo and the street grid of the city with all the beautiful buildings.

Visited April 2014
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“No downtown visit? No Mexico experience”
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 have been in Mexico.

Visited February 2014
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“Be very careful”
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!

Visited April 2014
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“Walk downtown”
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.

Visited April 2014
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“Downtown Mexico City is must!!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Full of contrasts from the Cathedral to the beautiful 300 year old buildings, archeological site to the hundreds of stores that operate their day to day business. Thousands of people still do all their daily lives downtown Mexico. The tourist part of it you can not miss when visiting, its amazing !

Visited April 2014
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