Centro

The old city center or Centro Histórico of , around the Plaza de la Constitución, is an area clearly different from the rest of the city. Its colonial and European architecture and narrow cobblestone streets set it apart from the rest of Mexico City.

Notable Places in the Area

Metro station
Metro is a station on Line 2 of the Mexico City Metro system. Photo: Thelmadatter, Public domain.

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

Museum
The Museo Archivo de la Fotografía is a museum in the Historic center of Mexico City located in "La Casa de las Ajaracas", built at the end of the 16th century, at Guatemala street #34. Photo: Henryficar, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Neighborhood
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 northeast of Centro. Photo: A01168527, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Neighborhood
Cuauhtémoc, named after the former Aztec leader, is one of the 16 boroughs of . is situated 2 km northwest of Centro. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Neighborhood
The Conjunto Urbano Nonoalco Tlatelolco is the largest apartment complex in Mexico, and second largest in North America, after New York's . is situated 2½ km north of Centro. Photo: Susleriel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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