Mexico City's historic centre
Mexico City, Mexico
With a rich and diverse history, Mexico City's centre offers a perfect introduction to the empires of the Aztecs and the Mayans as you explore the vibrant Zocalo and its surrounding palaces, museums and cathedrals.
Discover Mexico's Mesoamerican, colonial and revolutionary history as you explore the Zocalo, Mexico City's main plaza, built upon what was once the heart of Aztec Tenochitlan. Explore the fascinating buildings which surround the square, including the National Palace with its stunning murals by Diego Rivera, the Metropolitana Cathedral with its varying styles and distinctive slant and the ruins of the Templo Mayor with the scattered sculptures and Russian-doll like pyramids.