The Historic Center of Mexico City is the oldest area of the city and is home to many of the country’s most valuable cultural treasures.
Visit the Zócalo or Constitution Square, one of the world’s largest plazas only a few steps away from the Metropolitan Cathedral, a masterpiece of colonial architecture in the Americas. Enter the great temple and visit the museum. Discover iconic places including the famous Tacuba Café where you’ll enjoy traditional Mexican food in a colorful setting. A little further on you’ll find one of the finest buildings in the Historic Center: The National Art Museum. It stands opposite the Tolas Square, where you can also visit the Palace of Mining, where the Book Fair is held. One of the other iconic buildings in this area is the Palacio de Correos post office building, a pearl of Venetian architecture, and the astonishing Palacio de Bellas Artes cultural center.