Plaza de Santa Veracruz
Museo Nacional de la Estampa
Devoted to the graphic arts, this museum has thematic exhibits from its collection of more than 12,000 prints. The museum also does...
Museo Franz Mayer
Occupies the old hospice of the San Juan de Dios order, which under the brief reign of Maximilian became a halfway house for...
Created in the late 1500s by mandate of then-viceroy Luis de Velasco, the Alameda took its name from the álamos (poplars) planted over...
Palacio de Bellas Artes
The Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional and prestigious opera companies perform in Bellas Artes’ ornate theater, while chamber groups appear in...
Plaza de Santa Veracruz information
The sunken square north of the Alameda across Avenida Hidalgo is named for the slanting structure on the right, the Iglesia de la Santa Veracruz . Elaborately carved pillars flank the doorway of the 18th-century church.