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Mexico City, or the City of Mexico, is the capital of Mexico. It is the
most populous city in North America. This city, located in the Valley of
Mexico, is one of the most important cultural and financial axes of the
region. Mexico City is the oldest capital city in the Americas and is one
of two cities founded by Native Americans. This city has also served as the
capital of the Aztec Empire and replicated the admirations after New Spain
was founded after a Spanish conquest of the legendary Aztecs. Tourists in
this city are treated with an amazing wealth of ruins of ancient
civilizations, historical monuments, pre-Columbian churches, breathtaking
natural scenery and top-class Mexican food.
Things to do in Mexico City
National Museum of Anthropology
National Museum of Anthropology is a classic work of contemporary
architecture. The museum boasts old native Indian artworks, many
archaeological discoveries, lifestyle elements and other belongings related
to Native Indians in Mexico. It is also home to the National Library of
Anthropology that features more than 300000 rare volumes.
Zocalo- the Constitution Square
Zocalo, Mexico City’s heartthrob, is the place where Mexico’s first
constitution was adopted in 1813 AD. It is among the largest squares in the
world and boasts three of the city’s most significant tourist attractions-
the National Palace, the Metropolitan Cathedral, and the Templo Mayor.
National Palace, located to the east of Zocalo, is a reddish tezontle stone
superstructure that boasts a 200-meter-long facade hosting the residence of
the Mexican President. The structure is built atop a former Aztec royal
palace is thus one of the oldest buildings in the city. Key attraction here
is the Freedom Bell that was first rung to proclaim the War of
Best Time to Visit Mexico City
Spring and mid-summer seasons, the months from March to May are the best to
book flights from Raleigh Durham to Mexico City. Tourists can book flights
from RDU to MEX during this time to enjoy famous cultural events like
Benito Juarez's Birthday, Festival de Mexico en el Centro Historico and