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The designated location of many of Mexico's older colonial structures.
Avenida Juarez 66, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
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The historic center of Mexico City provides a very diverse array of sites from the Cathedral to the Palace and the Templo Mayor as well as the crazy markets and streets massed with people. The Zogalo is the center piece which by itself is not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 3 days ago

This city's unitqueness is defined by an afternoon at El Centro, the downtown of CDMX. You can take a walk and simply observe the millions of people everywhere, go eat at a delicious historic restaurant such as Cafe Tacuba or Potzocalli. The architecture is a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rosansashida
Reviewed 5 days ago

There are countless things to do and see here. I would recommend setting aside at the very least two days to see it all. From the Palacio de Bellas Artes, to Templo Mayor, the Diego Rivera murals at the palace, the markets, etc you cannot...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Abigail F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This neoclassical monument honors Benito Juarez. It's in the middle of the marvelous Alameda Park in Mexico City. Nearby are many wonderful sights including a small Diego Rivera museum, the magnificent Bellas Artes building, the amazing post office building, numerous restaurants and cafes and Chinatown....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MissMem
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great starting point to get to know about the country of Mexico and it's culture. Two days to appreciate

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank thomaslS7009WS
Reviewed 1 week ago

The entire area surrounding my hotel is designated as the Mexico City Historical downtown area. It has been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site and it just blew me away…..thousands of people walking the streets into thousands of bars and shops and restaurants……...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gary c
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mexico city is huge but the centre is pretty and easy to walk around, public transport works very well although the traffic is impossible sometimes.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cristina Edith P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just walk in the historic center of Mexico city! Unique and Safe!!! We didn't feel unsafe at all!!!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Freedom_Ele
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Centro Historico in Mexico City is a really vibrant and beautiful part of the city. Its open spaces are therapeutic and offer a bit of respite from the bustling city. There are many landmarks nearby such as the Natural History Museum and the Anthropological...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WilliamThomas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

with all the propaganda (fake news) one would be led to believe that mexico city is not safe.true there areas the stay away from but this is definitely not one. my wife and i are in our sixties and we walk all over cdmx. we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dana s
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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
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Gary J
26 June 2018|
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Response from IRW1127 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Brenda D | Reviewed this property |
As Bob C noted above, it's easy to get into Central Mexico City by cab. You can't carry luggage on buses going to/from the airport. However, ONLY get a taxi at the airport that provides a SET rate and is licensed. These... More
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Response from hilda s | Reviewed this property |
sure! its on the nineth floor of a beautiful renovated building a few meters away of the Benito Juarez monument. it is furnished and ready to move in. the monthly rent is 1,000 dollars it has laundry machines, a gym and... More