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Mexico City

Day 1
Mexico city have a one of the largest city parks in the world. It's no surprise that Chapultepec is packed full of activities. Enclosed within its vast grounds are the Zoo, Atlantis(marine life park) and La Feria amusement park. Mexico City is a hotbed of historical landmarks, particularly those dating back to the Aztec period, and there is no finer example than The Great Temple. Encompassing the Templo Mayor, the Palacio Nacional and the Plaza de la Constitution--one of the largest squares in the world--the Zocalo truly is the heart of Mexico City. Situated just off the Zocalo is La Cathedral Metropolitana. This magnificent building is fortified with gold and is a fine example of Spanish colonial architecture. One of the most popular areas of the city is Zona Rosa boasts and array of bars, restaurants and nightclubs. This place is most suited to come to dinner in the evening. This is the best nightlife area in the city.

Day 2
Today we'll to visit the old town.Find within Chapultepec Park, this would class anthropology museum houses a vast collection of sculptures, jewels and artifacts from ancient Mexican civilizations. And then we will, climb the Torre Mayor. At almost 1000 feet. the Torre Mayor is the tallest building in Latin America and offers a unique way to view the skyline. The Casa de Azulejos built in 1596 for the Counts, this building is now host to walking tours, a restaurant and a courtyard. Beyond the beautiful architecture and fixtures, the tile-adorned walls, and ancient furniture, the main highlight is a mural completed in 1925 by Orozco.

Day 3
Frida Kahlo and her husband Diego Rivera are two of the biggest names in Mexican art history, so today, we will visit Frida Kahlo's house. Kahlo especially was known for her eccentric appearance, art, and lifestyle. A tour to their to their old home, the" Casa Azul" is an interesting and worthwhile experience.
Catholicism is alive and thriving throughout Mexico, especially in this city. This particular shrine is world famous, drawing thousands every year, from all over.

Posted by wangxuanyu 14:38 Archived in Mexico

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