Mexico City, or the City of Mexico, is the capital of Mexico and the most
populous city in North America. The city is in the Valley of Mexico and is
one of the most important cultural and financial hubs of the region. Mexico
City is the oldest capital city in the Americas and has also served as the
capital of the Aztec Empire. Mexico City features an astounding wealth of
ruins of ancient civilizations, historical monuments, pre-Columbian
churches, magnificent natural scenery and top-class Mexican food.
Things to do in Mexico City
Zocalo is the place where Mexico’s first constitution was adopted in 1813.
It is one of the largest squares in the world and boasts three of the
city’s most noteworthy tourist attractions - the National Palace, the
Metropolitan Cathedral, and the Templo Mayor.
National Museum of Anthropology
National Museum of Anthropology is a classic work of modern architecture,
both inside and outside. Visitors here will find old innate Indian
artworks, numerous archaeological discoveries, lifestyle elements and other
possessions related to Native Indians in Mexico. National Library of
Anthropology, located in the museum, features more than 300000 rare
Located to the east of Zocalo, National Palace is a reddish tezontle stone
superstructure that features a 200-meter-long facade that hosts the
residence of the Mexican President. It is constructed on a former Aztec
royal palace is therefore one of the oldest buildings in the city. A prime
attraction here is the Freedom Bell that was first rung on September 15th,
1810 to announce the War of Independence.
Best Time to Visit Mexico City
Best time to book flights from Seattle to New Mexico is from March to May.
Visitors can book flights from SEA to MEX during this time to enjoy famous
cultural events like Benito Juarez's Birthday, Festival de Mexico en el
Centro Historico and Semana Santa.