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  • 1 Uxmal : The Nunnery Quadrangele Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    MEX - Uxmal

    In the Spaniards' eyes the Nunnery Quadrangle, a vast palace whose central buildings studded with doorways surround a large central courtyard (76 x 61 m), immediately evoked a convent for nuns, thus the name. Puuc art reached great heights here - in ..

  • 2 Uxmal: Governor's Palace Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    MEX - Uxmal

    The Governor's Palace was built by "Lord" Chaac, who reigned at Uxmal in the early 10C and expanded the city's influence. His throne, formed by two jaguars in the middle of the esplanade, faces the palace's main door topped by a representat..

  • 3 Codz Pop Palace (Kabah archaeological site) Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    MEX - Santa Elena

    The west façade of Codz Pop Palace ("rolled mat" according to a motif inside, thought to designate the royal throne) is the most eye-catching part of this Puuc site, connected to Uxmal by an 18km sacbe (paved way). The Puuc art seems to hav..

  • 4 Sanctuary of Atotonilco Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Religious buildings

    MEX - Atotonilco

    This gem is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Built in 1745, the Sanctuary of Atotonilco contains a ceiling and six side chapels that are breathtaking, as well as an exceptional ensemble of frescoes and murals, by Miguel Antonio Martínez de Pocasang..

  • 5 Church of San Cayetano de La Valenciana Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Religious buildings

    MEX - La Valenciana

    The Church of San Cayetano de La Valenciana is rightly considered the most beautiful in the region. Built between 1775 and 1788 on a commission from Count de Rul, the owner of the mine of the same name, it is an eloquent testament to his prosperity. ..

  • 6 Museo Rafael Coronel - Former convent of San Francisco Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Museums and art

    Angle Matamoros et Abasolo MEX - Zacatecas

    Rafael Coronel, a painter and collector, established an exceptional ensemble of Mexican folk art, housed in the former convent of San Francisco. The masks, a fundamental part of Mexican rites and festivals, are especially remarkable. The thousands of..

  • 7 Convent of Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Religious buildings

    MEX - Guadalupe

    The Convent of Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe - a huge Franciscan complex built in 1707 in the purest Baroque style thanks to the generosity of the "silver aristocrats" - established itself as an advance bastion of evangelical activity in the ..

  • 8 Museo de Guadalupe de Arte Virreinal Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Museums and art

    Jardín Juárez Oriente s/n MEX - Guadalupe

    With its masterpieces of religious painting by Juan Correa, Cristobal de Villalpando, Felipe Santiago Gutíerrez and Miguel Cabrera (Virgin of the Apocalypse), this prolific collection is on a par with the Tepotzotlán Museum, boasting works that are g..

  • 9 Plaza de la Constitución (Zócalo) Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    MEX - Mexico

    The huge Plaza de la Constitución stands in the historic centre of Mexico City. It is an impressive pedestrian square. Surrounded by buildings forming a vast architectural complex (Palacio Nacional, Catedral Metropolitana, the seat of the federal dis..

  • 10 Catedral Metropolitana Recommended Recommended

    Religious buildings

    Plaza de la Constitución MEX - Mexico

    The first stones were laid on the Catedral Metropolitana in the 16C, but construction wasn't completed until the early 19C, resulting in a plethora of styles including Renaissance (domes), Baroque (retables), Neoclassical (façade) and churrigueresque..

  • 11 Templo Mayor Recommended Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    MEX - Mexico

    In 1978 a city worker's shovel hit an Aztec monolith, the Coyolxauhqui Disk. The great temple of Tenochtitlán had resurfaced! Levelled by the Spanish to build their own sanctuaries, its remains now lie at ground level; but thanks to its successive re..

  • 12 Palacio de Iturbide Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    17 Madero MEX - Mexico

    Count San Mateo de Valparaíso gave his daughter the Palacio de Iturbide as her dowry when she married the Marquis de Moncada. They say the Count was trying to protect her against a husband with expensive tastes. The striking building, designed by Gue..

  • 13 Casa de los Azulejos Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    En face de l’église de San Francisco MEX - Mexico

    The Casa de los Azulejos, the famous home of the Condes del Valle de Orizaba, united two older houses in the 17C and was decorated in the 18C with blue tiles that rival the palaces in Puebla. Sold to the Yturbe family in 1877, it became the aristocra..

  • 14 Postal Palace Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    1 Tacuba MEX - Mexico

    More than just a post office, this is a palace, built at the beginning of the 20C by the Italian Adamo Boari, who also designed the Museo de Bellas Artes. There is an incredible feeling of space in the building with its majestic staircase rising up t..

  • 15 Museo Nacional de Arte (MUNAL) Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    8 Tacuba MEX - Mexico

    The Museo Nacional de Arte invites you to admire its Mexican art works from the mid-16C to the early 20C in a grandiose setting. The recent museography helps you explore the paintings by Juan Correa, Cristóbal Villalpando and José Juárez. Note in par..

  • 16 Plaza Garibaldi Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    MEX - Mexico

    Plaza Garibaldi, north of the Zócalo, is the quintessential place for mariachi in the Mexican capital. Dressed in the obligatory charro, the musicians do more than just sing accompanied by their guitars, trumpets and violins. If you get a chance for ..

  • 17 Palacio de Bellas Artes Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    MEX - Mexico

    Opera, dance and theatre are among the performances one can enjoy at the Palacio de Bellas Artes in an Art Deco décor of murals signed by masters Rufino Tamayo, Diego Rivera, Jose Clemente Orozco and David Alfaro Siqueiros. The building, designed by ..

  • 18 Museo Franz Mayer Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    45 Hidalgo MEX - Mexico

    This museum bears the name of Franz Mayer, a rich collector born in Germany who acquired top-quality works of Mexican decorative art including textiles, silver, furniture and ceramics. These treasures from the colonial period are exhibited in the for..

  • 19 Dream of a Sunday Afternoon in Alameda Park Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    MEX - Mexico

    This mural on display in the Museo Mural Diego Rivera is a monument, both in dimension - 65 m 2 - and in pictorial quality. The master of muralism created this historical and political fresco full of meaning in 1947, prompting both admiration and con..

  • 20 Bosque de Chapultepec Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    Av. de la Reforma MEX - Mexico

    Given the scope of the pollution problem in Mexico City, it's easy to see why the Bosque de Chapultepec is so important. A veritable "green lung", this park with over 400ha has a lot going for it, from areas for picnicking, lakes for peacef..

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