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.
Photo: DenyDenisse, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Notable Places in the Area

The was the main temple of the Mexica people in their capital city of , which is now . Photo: GAED, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Metropolitan Cathedral of the Assumption of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven is the cathedral church of the Catholic Archdiocese of Mexico. Photo: Fotoarte75, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a prominent cultural center in .

Tourist attraction
The is a skyscraper in downtown , situated in the historic city center. Photo: Thomas Ledl, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

is 's capital and the newest of the 32 states of Mexico. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Cuauhtémoc, named after the former Aztec leader, is one of the 16 boroughs of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

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. Photo: A01168527, CC BY-SA 4.0.


19.4328° or 19° 25' 58" north
-99.1332° or 99° 7' 59.6" west
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Also Known As

  • Armenian: Մեխիկո քաղաքի պատմական կենտրոն
  • Bengali: মেক্সিকো সিটির ঐতিহাসিক কেন্দ্র
  • Bulgarian: Исторически център на Мексико Сити
  • Catalan: Centre Històric de la Ciutat de Mèxic
  • Chinese: 墨西哥城历史中心
  • Chinese: 墨西哥城歷史中心
  • Croatian: Povijesno središte grada Meksika
  • Dutch: Historisch Centrum van Mexico-Stad
  • Dutch: Historisch centrum van Mexico Stad
  • English: Historic center of Mexico City
  • English: Historic downtown of Mexico City
  • French: Centre historique de Mexico
  • French: centre historique de Mexico
  • German: Centro
  • German: Mexiko-Stadt/Centro
  • Hebrew: מקסיקו סיטי/מרכז העיר
  • Italian: centro storico di Città del Messico
  • Japanese: ヒストリックセンター
  • Japanese: メキシコシティ歴史地区
  • Ladino: Sentro istoriko de la Sivdad de Meksiko
  • Norwegian: Mexico bys historiske sentrum
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Mexico bys historiske sentrum
  • Panjabi: ਮੈਕਸੀਕੋ ਸ਼ਹਿਰ ਦਾ ਇਤਿਹਾਸਕ ਕੇਂਦਰ
  • Portuguese: Centro Histórico da Cidade do México
  • Russian: Исторический центр Мехико
  • Russian: Мехико/Центр
  • Russian: Центр
  • Scots: Historic centre o Mexico Ceety
  • Slovenian: Zgodovinski center Ciudad de Mexico
  • Spanish: Centro
  • Spanish: Centro Histórico de la Ciudad de México
  • Spanish: Centro histórico de Ciudad de México
  • Swedish: Mexico Citys historiska centrum
  • Swedish: Mexiko Citys historiska centrum
  • Turkish: Meksiko'nun tarihî merkezi
  • Vietnamese: Trung tâm Lịch sử của Thành phố Mexico
  • Centro storico di Città del Messico

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