Explore centuries of Mexican history and marvel at the fascinating collection of murals by Diego Rivera in the national palace of Mexico City.
Opened in 1910, the Independence Column is one of the most emblematic monuments not only of the Mexican capital, but of the entire country. With more than 100 years of history, “the angel” – as it is known colloquially – has witnessed the gradual modernization of Mexico City, home of cultural celebrations, social manifestations and even a victim of the inclemencies of Mother Nature.
The Templo Mayor and the Templo Mayor Site were the center of Mexican religious life and one of the most famous ceremonial buildings of its time, located in what is now the center of Mexico City.
Maximum work of colonial architecture in the Americas, the Metropolitan Cathedral of Mexico City stands majestically, in the capital Zócalo as the largest cathedral in Latin America and one of the most emblematic temples of Christendom in the world.
Either by its enigmatic origin, by the faith that the people of Mexico lavish or simply because its image radiates great tranquility and hope, the Virgin of Guadalupe is, today, one of the greatest symbols of our mestizo identity, distinguishing us as a devout, religious and more than catholic, guadalupano people.
The majestic Chapultepec Forest is located in Mexico City, an urban park crowned by the majestic Chapultepec Castle, a historic building of national importance.
Custodian of some of the most representative murals in Mexico, the Palace of Bellas Artes (Fine Arts) is one of the most imposing and important precincts in the country. It is the house of dance, theater, plastic, classical music, and of course, opera.
Hidden behind high cobalt blue walls at the corner of Londres and Allende in this charming southwestern suburb, the museo is where the surrealist artist Frida Kahlo was born, grew up and later lived with her muralist husband Diego Rivera, from 1941 until her death at age 47 in 1954.
Its colonial and European architecture and narrow cobbled streets set it apart from the rest of Mexico City. It has a huge amount of shops, street vendors and especially crowds. Without a doubt, this area is one of the most popular areas of Mexico City.
Opened on September 17, 1964, it attracts more than two million visitors every year, with 23 permanent exhibition halls, a temporary exhibition hall and two auditoriums.