Mexico City It is a paradise for art lovers, as it is full of museums, palaces and churches. Curiously, it has earned the distinction of being the city with the largest number of museums in the world, did you know? Take note of the places you must visit if you want travel to this beautiful city:
- Anthropology National Museum
This is the national museum of Mexico. The museum exhibits pieces of the country's history, as well as archaeological objects dating from pre-Columbian times. It also contains treasures from the Aztec, Mayan, Olmec civilizations and the most famous is the Piedra del Sol, also called the Aztec Calendar. The museum also shows rural life in Mexico today.
- National Palace
This is a government building, and tourists can tour it through an interior tour to see the beautiful murals painted by Diego Rivera, representing the history of Mexico through the centuries. Independence Day is commemorated every year from the main balcony of the National Palace from where the president utters the Cry for Independence.
Formally known as the Plaza de la Constitución, this huge public plaza is located in the heart of Mexico City, with most of the major sights truly close by. Take a walk around this square and try the typical food in one of the premises. Then you can enjoy street artists. You can buy gifts for when you return but remember that you must know how to shower well. In winter, the square becomes a gigantic skating rink where concerts are also given.
Top 17 Coolest Places to Visit in Mexico | Mexico Travel Guide (January 2022)