Mexico City Historic Center

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Mexico City Historic Center was the limits of Mexico City itself historically until the 19th century. It's main focus is the Zocalo or main plaza, with the Cathedral and the National Palace. This same area was the focus for the previous Aztec capital Tenochtitlan. It occupies 668 blocks, and contains 9,000 buildings, 1,550 of which have been declared of historical importance.

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Around the Zocalo[edit]

Palaces and mansions[edit]

Street scenes[edit]

Museums and other cultural instituions[edit]

Government buildings[edit]

Churches, chapels and other religious buildings[edit]

Modern buildings[edit]

Monuments, plazas and parks[edit]

Barrio Chino (Chinatown)[edit]

Other buildings[edit]