Mexico City is an enormous place and is the main gate to Mexico. It’s the biggest city in Mexico and its Metropolitan Area includes over 40 municipalities of the State of Mexico and even one from Hidalgo. Here are 6 amazing Mexico City pictures to add them in your bucket list of places to visit.
There are always interesting stories to tell about this metropolis and there are amazing sites you should visit at least once in your life.
Since the Benito Juarez International Airport is the busiest one in the country and a new one is being building at this moment that will increase significantly the number of flights. Mexico City is also known as the City of Palaces and has the largest number of museums in the world.
The Cathedral and Zocalo
By Jeff Kramer – Flickr: Cathedral, CC BY 2.0, Link
The very heart of the city and where the famous Grito takes place every September 15, when Mexicans celebrate their Independence. The president stands in the main balcony of the National Palace to recreate the speech that Miguel Hidalgo performed in 1810 in the village of Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato.
The Soumaya Museum
By Raystormxc – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link
A private museum owned by Carlos Slim, one of the wealthiest business men in the world. It houses hundreds of art pieces and paintings.
By Maximiliano Monterrubio – originally posted to Flickr as Biblioteca Central, CC BY 2.0, Link
The iconic library is also enlisted as a World Heritage Site due to the impressive mural painting by Juan O’Gorman.
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An icon in Mexico City. Currently under restoration, this statue is located between the MUNAL (National Museum of Art) and the Mineria Palace in the Historic Downtown.
You must visit the Xochimilco channels at least once in your life. Experience sailing in a trajinera while you eat delicious typical food and drink a shot of tequila.
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This beautiful place is in a neighborhood called Santa Maria La Ribera. If you want to take a closer look, watch the film Cantinflas tributing the acclaimed Mexican comedian.
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