Mexico City, México

Mexico City, México

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Mexico City México

Mexico City is a vibrant and cosmopolitan metropolis located on a plateau in the central highlands at an elevation of 2,286 meters. It is the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America. Spanish administrative buildings and private residences in the city center have replaced the temples of ancient Mexico, resulting in a blend of old and new architectural styles. The Metropolitan Cathedral, the country's largest, is located at the Plaza de la Constitución in the Historic Downtown. Its construction took 250 years, with the lower section being quite simple and the upper section featuring Baroque and Neo-Classical designs. It houses many altars, with the main one made of solid gold. The Torre Latino America, an earthquake-resistant tower built in 1958, has an elevator that leads to a viewing platform offering panoramic views of the Palacio de Bellas Artes, with its orange and yellow dome, and the Juárez Monument. A trip to Mexico City wouldn't be complete without experiencing Mariachi music. Visit Plaza Garibaldi in the evening to enjoy it. The ancient ruins of Teotihuacan, a former hub of trade, art, and ritual ceremonies, are located 50 kilometers from Mexico City. Its Sun Pyramid is one of the greatest architectural feats of ancient times and is considered one of humanity's most important cultural centers. The city's intriguing history is evident in its art and architecture, which combine age-old charm, indigenous roots, and elegant buildings. For a wealth of surprises, sights, and history, Mexico City is certainly worth a visit.
Recommended airport
Licenciado Benito Juarez Intl (MEX)
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Nearby destinations
  • Tepotzotlan a 32.71 km
  • San Juan Teothuacan a 39.21 km
  • Santa Fe a 11.09 km
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