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Historic Center (Centro Historico)

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Address: Avenida Juarez 66, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
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52-5-5121012
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The designated location of many of Mexico's older colonial structures.

The designated location of many of Mexico's older colonial structures.

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Best part of Mexico City

Staying in the Historic Center is a must. We loved all the shops buildings and the HUGE park. Plus on Sundays they close the main street fro runners and bicyclist.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Staying in the Historic Center is a must. We loved all the shops buildings and the HUGE park. Plus on Sundays they close the main street fro runners and bicyclist.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed only a half block from the Alameda Park and never got tired of walking through the park and down to the center Zocolo. On weekends there are vendors, exhibits, musicians and, at night, a big screen simulcast of the ballet show outside the Palace Bellas Artes.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walk through the historic center and look up because the buildings are beautiful and very particular , some so ancient that are standing in an unbelievable state .unfortunately the small of the underground is very strong and spoils some of the views so just enjoy it looking up !

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The way Mexicans honor their heroes is amazing. The cultural aspect is more than wonderful. I love it.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This sprawling park is dotted with benches, fountains, and statues. It lies minutes from restaurants, museums, hotels, and other city attractions like the Palacio de Bellas Artes. I like the park for strolling, reading, and people-watching.

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Eugene, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I walked around the whole area with two friends from the city, who know it well. Then came back twice more on my own. So much to see. The monument pictured is fine, but hardly the core of the experience. Churches, museums, shops, all sorts of great and simple eating options, people-watching, public buildings, amazing architectural details... I came away... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here a few years ago and all the streets were torn up...now I know why. The area has been cleaned up and feels like a sophisticated urban center although there are still lots of small shops. Easy walking and seems safe at all times of the day.

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Holladay, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You gotta love crazy and disorganized to love this place. Hey, it's Mexico! loud and fun - lots of eating opportunities and fun things to see everywhere. It's a little crazy in some places, but it's fun to watch folks having a good time. On the other hand, if you like clean, sparkly and quiet - go somewhere else. Its... More 

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Rosarito, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this area of the city. There are great restaurants and museums, and shopping. Everything is within walking distance, Zocalo is also close by. If you need to get to other attractions, I suggest using Uber as it is very safe and convenient.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the Palaciio de Belles Artes.. gorgeous Mexican Art. Spent about 2 hours..Beautiful building.. Many restaurants in area.. Uber works well here.

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This beautiful park was once the playground for the wealthiest families in the colonial era, and is now the perfect place where locals and visitors can spend a sunny weekend afternoon to relax or shop for souvenirs at the market. Kids can run around or grab a bite of cotton candy while teens and adults wander around admiring the charming gardens and the sculptures that adorn it. Once the heat rises, it may be time to visit one of the many cozy restaurants or cafés with its characteristic art nouveau facades to cool down and call it a day.
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