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Historic Center (Centro Historico): Tours & Tickets

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The designated location of many of Mexico's older colonial structures.
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Avenida Juarez 66, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
Cuauhtemoc District
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

While the old town is a bit noisy and full with cars and people walking we found it still deserves a visit for walk for its many heritage old colonial buildings including many churches, national palace, and lots of shops and restaurants.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Suwatss
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived at 6:30 am in the area, walked around the Zocalo, neighborhoods, went to a local diner for breakfast. Watch the sunrise at the Church. Went to the museums when they opened, watched a dance ritual. It was an incredible morning that made me love...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Lucia W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great, but a little busy. We loved the Aztec dancers! The old church was beautiful The Templo Mayor was great!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you hate crowds, this may not be for you, but the main things you want to see in DF are here and it's amazing, even though overwhelming. Avoid weekends and holidays for a more tamed experience.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank veronicaedit
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best part of Mexico City. Don't get swayed by those who may say Polanco or Reforma or Roma are where you should be. You need to be in Centro Historico to get a sense of Mexico's past and present. Great food places,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank R R
Reviewed 17 September 2019 via mobile

Nice historical buildings and traditional restaurants, walk around carefully. Usually crowded, park in Palacio de Bellas Artes underground.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank RamonFP1
Reviewed 8 September 2019

The 4 of us walked the Historic Center of Mexico City with Mexcity Tour and Leo our tour guide guy from Mexico City. It was the best decision we could have made. The Historic Center is huge and can at times feel overwhelmingly huge and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank marceypaco
Reviewed 8 September 2019

You can spend a day here and not even get close to seeing everything there. Museums, great restaurants and history are everywhere. Want an off the beaten track suggestion? Go to the cathedral and take the tour of the roof. It costs about 2 bucks...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Dave M
Reviewed 3 September 2019

with the main cathedral, the huge government building, and lots of other buildings, you should just walk around and see the sites. the pedestrian streets, like madero, are very pleasant walks that are fine for people watdhing and ambling around the city center.

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank TheGringoInXalapa
Reviewed 22 August 2019

The Historic Center or in Spanish is Centro Historico is the area in Mexico City that is home of many wellknown landmarks and historic part of the old city. Landmarks such as the Metro potitan Cathedral and the Palacio de Bellas are among the recognized...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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The beating heart of the city lies within Centro
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and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico
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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
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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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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
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