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Visit the Metropolitan Cathedral: look carefully at the main altar, the beautiful "sagrario", and, if on time, you can hear the magnificent organ being played. If you are willing to climb the staircase, there is a tour to the bell top.
I've seen this Cathedral three times and I love it every time. And this time, the ruins they found years ago, the last time I visited, are now unearthed, exposed, and on display for visitors to view. I got to see the governmental palace this...More
This addition to the impressive Metropolitan cathedral has been known to function at one time or another as: baptistery, tabernacle, church or some combination thereof. The baroque carved reliefs that decorate its portals are ornate and impressive but once inside the church is not quite...More
The baroque architecture is very interesting and full of details, but as the "church complex" has many small churches, it is sad to see so many buildings and enter just two or three of them. It was build where the mexicas temple was before, so...More
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
vintage item, handicrafts and jewelry characteristic of each state in Mexico can be found on Sundays. Admire majestic views of the city from the Monumento a la Revolución and Torre Latinoamericana, and round out the experience with restaurants of all cuisines nearby.