This is the Palacio de Bellas Artes near the Zocalo. There are regular ballet performances and art exhibits.
This huge square is a stage for non-stop political demonstrations, people dancing Aztec dances, people just hanging out. This is the center of the city.
Stunning murals by Diego Rivera can be seen at the Palacio Nacional (National Palace) on El Zócalo, the main square in Mexico City.
The beautiful and historic Cathedral Metropolitana borders one side of the Zocalo. This is the view we had of the Cathedral from our hotel window.
Here you see the Zocalo, Mexico City's central square, with the huge Mexican Flag, the Palacio Nacional and the Cathedral.
Mexico City's main square: Zócalo
There are a lot of nice restaurants and bars as well as people selling their things in the street.
Visit the Zócalo (=central place) with the cathedrale and Templo Mayor. It´s an amazing spot right in the heart of matters.
Go to El Zocalo square by evening, to see the lower of the big National Flag in the center of the sqaure, by a military group. It needs 6 men to be carried out!!
And of course you have to go to the Zocalo, the Cathedral, the Palacio nacional, Torre Latinoamericana, ...
Artifacts unearthed from the ruins of this double Mexica temple can be seen in the Templo Mayor and in its adjacent museum.
The whole Zocalo - the Cathedral, Templo Mayor, Torre Latinoamericana.
The Sanctuary of Guadalupe.
Museo de Antropologia and Bousque de Chapultepec.
And of course the nearby Teotihuacan.