Friday, May 29, 2020

Luis Barragán House and Studio

One of the most influential works in contemporary architecture, three story concrete house built in 1948. Location, GPS coordinates: 19.4111 N 99.1924 W Categories: Family houses, villas Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where...

Tetzcotzingo

One of the oldest botanical gardens in the world. Imperial summer gardens for Aztec emperors of nearby Texcoco. Developed in the 15th century as...

Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve

Wintering habitats of the monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus Linnaeus, 1758). Some trees in Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve are covered with a thick layer of...

Historical center of México

Unique urban monument uniting prehistoric Aztec architecture with lush Spanish colonial architecture. Zocalo in the center of city is the second largest urban plaza...

Xochimilco

Unique monument of urban planning, inherited from Aztec times. Here has been preserved the network of ancient channels with chinampas – island gardens. Channels...

Teotihuacan

One of the largest ancient cities in the world containing numerous monuments of architecture and art. Established sometime around 200 BC and was abandoned...

Torre Latinoamericana

First skyscraper in the world built in highly seismically active land. 140 m (204 m with antenna) tall, with 44 floors, built in 1948...

Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral

The largest and oldest cathedral in Americas, built in lush Renaissance and Baroque style in 1573 - 1813. Location, GPS coordinates: 19.4340 N 99.1332 W Categories: Churches Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where...

Chapultepec Castle

Often called the only real castle in North America, this castle is built in 1785 – 1863. It has served also as a residence...

Casa de los Azulejos (Mexico)

Urban palace from 1793 with three walls covered with beautiful blue and white tiles, hosts restaurant with unique interior. Location, GPS coordinates: 19.4343 N 99.1401 W Categories: Palaces,...