Mexico City

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Mexico City

Mexico City is one of the largest cities of the world and it'is an important economic, financial and cultural center. The city is placed at an altitude of over 2000 meters and the cultural heritage that offers to all its visitors is immense.

The strong and not always well-regulated urbanization has only partially suppressed the evidence of the Aztec past  and the occupation period. Both in the heart of the city and out there are lots of place to visit: museums, palaces, archaeological sites, parks and beautiful squares.
In the old town, called the Zocalo Mexican, there's Plaza de la Constitucion, the fourth largest square of the world. Faced on this square there's the Cathedral, built shortly after the Conquest, the largest and oldest in Latin America, and the Palacio Nacional.

It has to be visited the Parque de Alameda where stands the Latin American Tower, characterized by a panoramic viewpoint located 47 meters high from the ground.
Another famous square is Plaza de las Tres Culturas, which is overlooked by an Aztec temple, a church of 600 and a modern building.

Among the main museums of the city there are the National Anthropology Museum, the Museum of Fuego Nuevo, the National Art Museum and the National Museum of Natural History. Among the most important archaeological Aztecs sites there are Xochimilco and Teotihuacan; the first one boasts unusual floating gardens and the second one is characterized by temples and avenues where the Aztecs believed were  born the sun and the moon.

In the city center there is the green area of the capital, the Chapultepec Bosque Park, with trees, picnic areas and several lakes to be explored by boat.
The park hosts also the National Auditorium, a masterpiece of architecture that due its restyling to two great architects such as Abraham Zabludovsky and Teodoro González de León.