Sights & Attractions in Mexico City

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Things to Do in Centro Histórico and Alameda Central

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Alameda Central
Strolling around this park is a great way to break up sightseeing...
Parks Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso
The college, a colonial building with lovely patios, started...
Museums / Galleries Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Casa de los Azulejos
This 17th-century masterpiece acquired its name, House of Tiles...
Houses / Mansions Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Catedral Metropolitana
Construction on the largest and one of the oldest Latin American...
Religious Sites Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Centro Cultural de España
The Cultural Center of Spain is in the heart of the downtown...
Arts / Performance Venues Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Centro de la Imagen
This pioneering photography center, housed in a former colonial...
Arts / Performance Venues Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Iglesia de San Francisco
On the site of Mexico's first convent (1524), this 18th-century...
Religious Sites Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Laboratorio Arte Alameda
The facade of this refurbished building from the 1950s has a...
Museums / Galleries Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Museo de Arte Popular
This ultramodern museum is one of the best places to learn about...
Museums / Galleries Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Museo de la Ciudad de México
The city museum is on land that was originally owned by Juan...
Museums / Galleries Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Museo del Estanquillo
In Mexico an estanquillo is a small store that sells a wide variety...
Museums / Galleries Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Museo Franz Mayer
Housed in the 16th-century Hospital de San Juan de Dios, this...
Museums / Galleries Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Museo José Luis Cuevas
Installed in a refurbished former Santa Inés convent, this inviting...
Museums / Galleries Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Museo Mexicano del Diseño
This museum with a big gift shop and café features small expositions...
Museums / Galleries Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Museo Nacional de Arte (MUNAL)
The collections of the National Art Museum, which include more...
Museums / Galleries Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Museo Nacional de San Carlos
The San Carlos collection, housed in a handsome, 18th-century...
Museums / Galleries Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Museo Palacio Cultural Banamex (Palacio de Iturbide)
In 1780 this baroque palace—note the imposing door and its carved-stone...
Castles / Palaces Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Construction on this colossal white-marble opera house was begun...
Arts / Performance Venues Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Palacio Nacional
The grand national palace was initiated by Cortés on the site...
Government Buildings Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Palacio Postal (Dirección General de Correos)
Mexico City's main post office building, designed by Italian...
Architectural Sites Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Plaza de Santo Domingo
The Aztec emperor Cuauhtémoc built a palace here, where heretics...
Squares Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Templo Mayor
The ruins of the ancient hub of the Aztec empire were unearthed...
Archaeological Sites Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Torre Latinoamericana
This is Mexico City's version of the Empire State Building. It...
Architectural Sites Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Zócalo
Zócalo literally means "pedestal" or "base": in the mid-19th...
Squares Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
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