Must-see attractions in Mexico City

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    Galeria López Quiroga

    Specializes in sculptures, paintings and photography by contemporary Latin American and Mexican artists, including works by Francisco Toledo, Rufino…

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    Postal Museum

    Philatelists can ogle a design of Mexico's first stamp and other relics in the 1st-floor postal museum at Mexico City's main post office.

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    Museo Nacional de Arquitectura

    A museum within the Palacio de Bellas Artes that features changing exhibits on contemporary architecture and retrospectives such as the buildings of the…

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    Iglesia de Santo Domingo

    This Baroque church is all that remains of the first Dominican monastery to be established in Mexico. It makes a quieter alternative to the Catedral…

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    Monumento a Cuauhtémoc

    Paseo de la Reforma’s busy intersection with Avenida Insurgentes is marked by the Monumento a Cuauhtémoc, memorializing the last Aztec emperor.

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    Centro Bursátil

    An angular tower and mirror-ball ensemble housing the nation’s Bolsa (stock exchange) marks the southern edge of the Colonia Cuauhtémoc.

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    Parroquia de Santa Catarina

    The main church in the Lagunilla neighborhood, dating from the 16th century. Celebrations to its patron saint occur here every November 25.

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    Torre Mayor

    The Torre Mayor stands like a sentinel before the gate to Bosque de Chapultepec. The green-glass tower soars 225m above the capital. The earthquake…

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    1a Sección

    Most of the major attractions of Bosque de Chapultepec are in or near this eastern (and oldest) section, including the Museo Nacional de Historia,…

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    Torre BBVA Bancomer

    Across from the Torre Mayor is the Torre BBVA Bancomer, a bank's 50-story skyscraper that became Mexico's tallest building upon its completion in 2015,…

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    Monumento a Álvaro Obregón

    This monument in La Bombilla park in San Ángel is the work of Mexican sculptor Ignacio Asúnsolo and dates from 1935 to commemorate the murder of President…

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    Torre Reforma

    This 246m (807ft), 57-story, wedge-shaped tower became Mexico City's tallest building when it opened in 2016, displacing the Torre BBVA Bancomer (235m…

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    Tribuna Monumental de las Águilas

    This 'Fallen Eagle Monument,' known also as 'el Tribuna Monumental,' is an obelisk dedicated to fallen Mexican soldiers who joined the Allies in the…