Museo Nacional de Historia
Facing Parque Central, this cathedral was constructed between 1782 and 1815 (the towers were finished in 1867). It has survived...
Modern, air-conditioned TransMetro buses run a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing circuit passing every 20 minutes, with 10 stops including...
Centro Cultural Metropolitano
To the rear of the ground floor of the palacio de correos (post office) you'll find a surprisingly avant-garde cultural center, hosting...
El Gran Hotel
You can't actually stay here, but the down-market renovated lobby of this classic hotel is one of Zona 1's better-looking bars. It also...
Hugely popular and atmospheric, with some great old photos of the city on the walls. Some good breakfasts and sandwiches are on offer,...
9a Calle 9-70 · interesting places nearby
Museo Nacional de Historia information
This museum hosts a jumble of historical relics with an emphasis on photography and portraits. Check out the carefully coiffed hairstyles of the 19th-century generals and politicos.