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Mexico City has incredibly diverse and numerous attractions. It will impress you with important cultural and historic heritage, great food, and fiestas, magnificent architecture and its vivaciousness.
El Zócalo and the Metropolitan Cathedral
El Zocalo square lies at the heart of the historic city center and is the second largest square in the world, only after Moscow’s Red Square. It is dominated by the Presidential Palace, a magnificent colonial building adorned with murals, and the majestic Baroque Metropolitan Cathedral on the north side – the largest and oldest cathedral in Latin America.
The square is always lively, it is filled with people, vendors, performers, tourists and locals. Many public festivals, celebrations, as well as rallies and demonstration take place on this majestic square.
Next to the basilica are the remnants of the Templo Mayor, the main pyramid of the Aztec city of Tenochtitlán.
Día De Los Muertos
The Day of the Dead is Mexico’s most characteristic fiesta, celebrated with much gusto on November 1-2. This ancient tradition has survived from pre-Colombian times and is still celebrated in Mexico and other Latin countries. It is a day when the living remember their departed relatives. They are remembered lovingly and happily and people build altars in their homes and visit graveyards where they bring flowers, food and other gifts.
Shops are full of special items for the Day of the Dead. These include all sorts of skeletons, horrifying dolls, crosses adorned with silk flowers, candles and votive lights. Flowers such as marigold and cockscomb symbolize death.
Sugar skulls and coffins, chocolate and amaranth seeds and ‘pan de are made and offered to the dead.
Teotihuacán, or ‘the place of gods’, is situated 50 km north of Mexico City. It is believed the site dates from 300-600 BC.
It is not known who its inhabitants were but it is known it was the religious center of Mesoamerica. The planned city of over 2,000 structures was home to over 100,000 people and was, at the time, the largest city in the Americas, and in the ancient world.
Teotihuacan was a ceremonial center and a powerful political city with a great strategic position.
The main buildings include the ‘Pyramid of the Sun’, ‘The Pyramid of the Moon’ and the Ciudadela (Citadel), all connected by a broad avenue called Calzada de los Muertos (Avenue of the Dead).