Discover its colonial architecture, tour its neighborhoods and corners full of history,
its museums, and its modernity. considered one of the best in the whole world.
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Palacio de Bellas Artes
The Museum of the Palace of Fine Arts and the National Museum of Architecture and was declared an artistic monument by Unesco.
Inaugurated in 1934, some of the great artists of the country and the world have passed through its stage, such as María Tereza Montoya, María Callas, Luciano Pavarotti, Plácido Domingo and Teresa Berganza. The main national dance, theater, symphony and opera groups present their seasons there.
Basílica de Guadalupe
When Hernán Cortés arrived in Tenochtitlán, Captain Gonzalo Sandoval camped at that religious site, marking the beginning of the spiritual conquest of the Mexica.
Mexican tradition indicates that the Virgin of Guadalupe first appeared to Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin on December 9, 1531. She appeared four times to the indigenous on Cerro del Tepeyac.
Casa Frida Kahlo
Located in one of the most beautiful and oldest neighborhoods in Mexico City, the Blue House was converted into a museum in 1958, four years after the painter’s death.
Today it is one of the busiest museums in the Mexican capital.
The so-called Casa Azul Frida Kahlo Museum is the place where personal objects reveal the intimate universe of the most recognized Latin American artist worldwide.
Castillo de Chapultepec
Chapultepec Castle located in the highest part of Chapultepec Forest. This property was built between 1785 and 1787, designed as a rest house by order of Viceroy Bernardo de Gálvez.
Over time its uses have been diverse: from the headquarters of the Military College, the scene of battles during the US invasion, imperial residence of Maximiliano and Carlota, to presidential residence.
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Considered as the largest museum in Latin America and one of the most important works of world museology, it has its antecedents in the origin of the Mexican museum tradition, when in 1775 the documents that were part of Lorenzo Boturini’s collection were deposited, by order of Viceroy Bucareli, at the Royal and Pontifical University of Mexico, which, later, also housed the sculpture of the Coatlicue, found in 1790
Xochimilco still preserves ancestral chinampas, a particular system of cultivation and territorial expansion of Mesoamerican cultures. The chinampas of Xochimilco are considered Cultural Patrimony of Humanity. The axolotl or axolotl, a wonderful animal revered in ancient times and is in danger of extinction, is endemic to the lacustrine system of Xochimilco.
MAP OF PLACES OF INTEREST
MUSEO NACIONAL DE ANTROPOLOGIA MEXICO
CASA FRIDA KAHLO
CASTILLO DE CHAPULTEPEC
BASILICA DE GUADALUPE