Mexico City Sights

Torre Latinoamericana

  • Eje Central Lázaro Cárdenas 2 at Calle Madero Map It
  • Mexico City
  • Building/Architectural Site

Published 01/11/2016

Fodor's Review

This is Mexico City's version of the Empire State Building. It took eight years to complete; construction began in 1948 and ended in 1956. It has 44 floors and a TV-radio tower, and weighs 25,000 tons; its mass is held up by 361 concrete pylons. You can get a great view of the city from the skyscraper's observation decks, restaurant, and cafés on floors 37, 42, 43, and 44. Stop off at floor 38 to visit a museum on the history of the tower and the city (included in admission). A second Bicentennial Museum on the 36th floor has documents from the early independence era and carries an extra MX$20 admission fee.

Sight Information

Address:

Eje Central Lázaro Cárdenas 2 at Calle Madero, Mexico City, Quintana Roo, 06000, Mexico

Map It

Sight Details:

  • MX$60 (plus MX$20 admission to Bicentennial Museum)
  • Deck daily 9 am–10 pm

Published 01/11/2016

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