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Mexico City Guide: Centro Histórico, San Angel + Coyoacán, Condesa + Roma

Posted On: Aug 27, 2018   |   Posted By: Virtuoso

Mexico City Guide: Centro Histórico, San Angel + Coyoacán, Condesa + Roma

Mexico City is one of the best-kept travel secrets out there. Often mispresented as dangerous, the city has emerged - through public initiatives and its ambitious inhabitants - as a vibrant, invigorating city that's a pleasure to explore. In fact, after recently graduating from the Sorbonne in Paris last spring, I now call Mexico City my full-time home.
With roughly 21 million residents, it's one of the largest cities in the world, and each of its neighborhoods, or colonias, offers a very different experience.
Centro Histórico:
Historic + Bustling
The Centro Histórico is Mexico City's original core, built on Aztec ruins dating back to 1325. Walk its cobblestoned streets to admire its mix of colonial and European architecture while being tempted by shops and street vendors. Here, Mexico's past is celebrated within the prism of the future.
First-time visitors should not miss Palacio de Bellas Artes , a white marble palace with murals by the Mexican greats; Templo Mayor , the remains of the Aztecs' most...

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