National Palace

The National Palace is the seat of the federal executive in Mexico. It is located on 's main square, the Plaza de la Constitución. This site has been a palace for the ruling class of Mexico since the Aztec Empire, and much of the current palace's building materials are from the original one that belonged to the 16th century leader Moctezuma II.

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Museum
The was the main temple of the Mexica peoples in their capital city of , which is now . is situated 280 metres north of National Palace. Photo: GAED, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Cathedral
The Metropolitan Cathedral of the Assumption of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven is the seat of the Catholic Archdiocese of Mexico. is situated 300 metres northwest of National Palace. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.

Museum
The House of the First Printing Press in the Americas at the corner of Moneda and Licenciado Primo Verdad streets in was the home of the first printing press/print shop in the New World. is situated 130 metres north of National Palace. Photo: Thelmadatter, Public domain.

Museum
The is located at 22 Academia Street in just northeast of the main plaza of . is situated 250 metres east of National Palace. Photo: Thelmadatter, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

is 's capital and the newest of the 32 states of Mexico. Photo: Uwebart, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The old city center or Histórico of , around the Plaza de la Constitución, is an area clearly different from the rest of the city. Photo: Uwebart, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a barrio located in Colonia Morelos in the Cuauhtémoc borough of bordered by Avenida del Trabajo, Paseo de la Reforma, Eje 1 and Eje 2. is situated 1½ km north of National Palace. Photo: A01168527, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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