Things to do on Holidays in Mexico City

Mexico City (also known as Mexico Distrito Federal) is the capital of Mexico. The city is the largest not only in Mexico, but in whole of the North America. The city is also known as one of the most important financial centres of the continent, as well as being a major cultural hub. The Mexican capital is built on the former city of Tenochtitlan, the capital of the Aztec civilization. The city is well known for its fusion of Hispanic-culture with the ancient Aztec civilization. The city is also known for its architecture, cuisine, culture and traditions all around the world.

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    Basilica de Guadalupe is the second most visited catholic site in the world, the first being the Vatican. It’s also known as the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe. It’s a gigantic complex that would help one understand the culture, tradition, religion and people of Mexico.

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    The Latin American Tower is one of the most important landmarks in the history of the country. The building also gained praise for its architectural and engineering structure, as it was the world’s first major skyscraper to be built on an earthquake-prone region. The building is 183 meters tall, and its construction was completed in the late 1950s. It’s also considered as a symbol of modern Mexico by the local residents.

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    Xochimilco is one of the sixteen boroughs of the city, and the main attraction in this part of the town is the canal system. The canals were once a part of the great lake known as the Lake Xochimilco. The lake was an integral part of what was known as the Valley of Mexico. These canals along with the artificial islands around them are a major tourist spot. The tourists can travel in these canals on colorful non-motorized boats known as ‘tarjineras’.

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    The city center is one of the most historic places, not only in the city, but also in the country. It’s centered close to the Constitution Plaza, and exhibits European Colonial era architecture, one that differentiates it from rest of the region. The center has a lot of stores and vendors, and is a major tourist attraction.

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    Also known as the revolving restaurant, the Bellini Restaurant provides a 360 degree of the city. It’s the only revolving restaurant in Mexico, and one of the largest in the world. It’s located on the 45th floor of the Mexican World Trade Center. It also boosts an extravagant international menu, as well as a great atmosphere. The restaurant promises an exquisite experience, one that can truly be remembered throughout a lifetime.

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    The city also has the Arena Mexico, which is hosts the Mexican Wrestling exhibitions. The Arena provides affordable entertainment to thousands of people, and is one of the most popular things to do in the country.

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    One of the largest museums in the world, the National Museum of Anthropology is loaded with a variety of collections of handicrafts, sculptures and other pieces of art representing the cultures and traditions of Ancient Mexico.

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    The Plaza de la Constitucion, also known as the Centro Historico is one of the most important landmarks in the city. It's one of the largest city squares in the world, having a mix of old and new buildings.

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    Dare to delight yourself with a little piece of Mexico in a plate with this traditional dish that not only exceeds the boundaries of hunger and flavor but it 's also what defines and raises the name of one of the most popular dishes of this country: Tacos.

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    The fixture between America and Guadalajara is one of the most exciting football games in the country. There is a long-standing rivalry between the two football clubs, and it takes place in the largest football stadium in the world, known as Estadio Azteca.

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