Wednesday, February 26, 2020

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...

Xochimilco

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

Palacio des Bellas Artes

A beautiful, giant cultural center built in Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Neo-Classicism styles in 1904 – 1934. Centre of artistic life in Mexico. Location,...

UNAM Biblioteca Central

Large university library. Outside of the building is covered with the largest murals in the world, created by Juan O’Gorman of tiles in 1956. Location,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...