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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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The designated location of many of Mexico's older colonial structures.

The designated location of many of Mexico's older colonial structures.

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They filmed a Jame's Bond movie here!

Downtown (Centro Historico) is great. The architecture is wonderful. The streets are beautiful - a must see part of Mexico

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Downtown (Centro Historico) is great. The architecture is wonderful. The streets are beautiful - a must see part of Mexico

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Some nice buildings. Good walking around for a while. Nothing to write poetry about. It is impressive however how they manage to keep the city so clean with all the wild chaos out there

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this place and enjoyed the park in the afternoon after our visit to the Museum Bellas Artes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the Cathedral to the many gorgeous buildings in the historic centre. This place has bags of character and soul. A must visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing place, so much history, great place to people watch, lots of activity and things to do. The architecture all around is amazing and I loved being here every minute.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the Hemiciclo a Juarez and it was quite an extraordinary experience. About a block away there are dozens of kiosks selling anything from food, handmade dresses, quilts, hats, and local drinks. Across the street from Plaza Alameda and about 1.5 miles away from the US Embassy off Paseo La Reforma

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the slanting buildings subsiding into an ancient lake bed, shaken there by countless seismic events over the centuries. This is history at its best. GO.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a place that everyone must visit when in Mexico city, always bursting with activity, lots of people, sounds and aromas, but this is the real city

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Historic Center along Reforma is one of the many things to do in Mexico City, beautiful, full of energy and a well preserved mix of the past and the present.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Magnificent buildings in the city centre (Centro Historico). There is the cathedral and the national palace. The view of all the old buildings is just amazing. There is tons of shopping near by also.

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Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit the wide variety of markets and plazas where any vintage item, handicrafts and jewelry characteristic of each state in Mexico can be found on Sundays. Admire majestic views of the city from the Monumento a la Revolución and Torre Latinoamericana, and round out the experience with restaurants of all cuisines nearby.