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Mexico City Historic Center (Centro Histórico)

ATTRACTIONS · Monumental Mexico

classification

World Cultural Heritage

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Plaza de la Constitución s/n, Col. Centro. 06000, Historic Center

in detail

The Historic Center of Mexico City is the largest and most emblematic of Latin America, it is one of the tourist resorts in the world and the main destination for cultural tourism in all Mexico. Perhaps the greatest recognition is when it was declared a World Cultural Heritage site by UNESCO in 2007. 

In the area some of the most prized cultural treasures of the nation and true gems of architecture come together. It has approximately 1,500 buildings including temples, 13 museums, theaters and cultural centers. and 78 gardens and squares The delimited area is 668 blocks over 9.7 km2.

Different ideologies and historical periods converge in the area, from pre-Hispanic times, through the colonial period to modern times. It is no wonder that

The rich heritage was the reason why the Union of Capital Cities of Latin America (UCCI) declared Mexico City the "Latin American Capital of Culture 2010".

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