Historic Center area
We are located within the Historic Center area, where you will find various points of interest such as:
1) Plaza de la Constitucion: Also known as Zocalo, considered the third largest square in the world.
2) Cathedral: Considered the largest Baroque cathedral in Latin America. Beautiful construction with 450 years of history, built on the ruins of the Templo Mayor.
3) National Palace: Very visited because of Diego Rivera´s murals, being the most important: “Mexico through the centuries.”
4) Templo Mayor: Remains of what was the main temple of the Mexicas, ancient culture, sacred place dedicated to Tlaloc, and Huitzilopochtli, gods of rain and war. There is the museum that houses the pieces from that site.
5) La Ciudadela Craft Market: One of the most visited artisanal markets by locals and foreigners is located next to La Ciudadela Square: there is a complete sample of handicrafts from different parts of the country.
6) Mercado San Juan: Located on the Ernesto Pugibet street. It is a unique place, where it is possible to get from native foods such as escamoles or maggots, to exotic meats of crocodile, ostrich, deer among others; fruits and vegetables, sweets, spices, sausages, cheeses and the finest and finest products, impossible to find anywhere else.
7) Alameda Central: It is the oldest public park in Latin America, with the longest tradition in Mexico City for its numerous works of art and is considered an open-air museum. It is located in the Historic Center next to the Palace of Fine Arts.
8) Palace of Fine Arts (Palacio de Bellas Artes): The Palace of Fine Arts is a cultural venue located in the Historic Center of Mexico City, considered the most important in the manifestation of the arts in Mexico and one of the most renowned opera houses in the world .
9) Folk Ballet: Spectacular representation of typical dances from the different states of the country. Wednesday nights and Sunday mornings this ballet performs at the Palacio de Bellas Artes with live music.
10) Torre Latinoamericana: It is a skyscraper located on the corner of the streets of Madero and the avenue Lazaro Cardenas in the Historic Center of Mexico City. Its central location, its height and its history have made it one of the most emblematic buildings in Mexico City.
Tourist sites to visit:
1) Napoles-WTC Zone: The World Trade Center Mexico City, includes a convention center, cultural center, shopping center and a large tower with the largest revolving restaurant in the world.
2) Polyforum Siqueiros: Considered the nation’s artistic heritage, it houses the greatest work of the mexican painter, David Alfaro Siqueiros.
3) Condesa – Roma Zone: It is well known for the large number of cafes, bookstores, restaurants, galleries and boutiques, as well as for its cultural and nightlife. The Colonia Condesa shares its border and bohemian spirit with Colonia Roma, and together they form the so-called Roma Condesa Cultural Corridor, also known as the SOHO of Mexico City and one of the main current characteristics of the Condesa neighborhood is the youth of its settlers , which gives it a cosmopolitan air, represented in a more visible way by its nocturnal and gastronomic life, a casual lifestyle, where retro bicycles and the company of dogs as pets dot the streets. It has different attractions such as:
4) Museum of Anthropology: One of the most beautiful in the world located in the forest of Chapultepec, I have 25 rooms that exhibit archaeological pieces from all over Mexico, with a total distance of 5 km.
5) Chapultepec Castle (Castillo de Chapultepec): Space allocated to the National Museum of History, has been the scene of important battles, currently houses our cultural heritage.
6) Children Museum (Papalote Museo del Niño): Offers families an interactive forum in which the game is the main tool for experimentation and the discovery of technological advances.
7) National Auditorium (Auditorio Nacional): One of the largest entertainment centers in Mexico City, located on Paseo de la Reforma and surrounded by the forest of Chapultepec, the National Auditorium offers its visitors the best national and international shows has a capacity of 10,000 people. It has a monumental organ that was inaugurated on November 23, 1958. At that time it was considered the third largest in the world by the number of voices that it had.
8) Basilica de Guadalupe: The third most visited religious center in the ancient and modern world, exhibits the blanket with the image of the Virgin of Guadalupe who appeared before the Indian Juan Diego, recently canonized as a saint.
9) Xochimilco: Where decorated canoes called “trajineras” run through the canals and are accompanied by musical groups. Place very similar to the ancient Tenochtitlan, where instead of streets there were small channels.
10) Dolores Olmedo Museum: Xochimilco is the perfect setting for this museum, the result of the efforts of a mexican woman committed to her culture, which has brought together the most important works of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo throughout her life.
The tourist information module of Mexico City is open every day from 09:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and can be found at:
Juarez Avenue and Eje Central Avenue, Plaza de la Solidaridad, Colonia Centro, Centro, 06010 Mexico City, CDMX. Phone number: +52 (55) 5518 2799