Città di Puebla

Cathedral in Puebla City, Mexico

Cathedral in Puebla City, Messico

Puebla City is located southeast of Messico City in the state of Puebla, Messico. It is the fourth largest city in Mexico and is an industrial hub and a World Heritage Site because of its history and architectural styles. The most notable attractions are the Zocalo, a tree-filled plaza with many sculptures, surrounded by the City Hall, Casa de los Munecos and the Catherdral. Nearby is El Parian an arts and crafts market. The best known mole is named for this city, Mole Poblano. And every year on the fifth of May Puebla celebrates the defeat of the French in 1862. This holiday is also celebrated in the U.S. but is not widely observed in the rest of Mexico.

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Rovine Teotihuacan

Teotihuacan Ruins, Mexico

Rovine Teotihuacan, Messico

Teotihuacan Ruins are located 30 miles northeast of Mexico City, in what is now the San Juan Teotihuacan municipality in the state of Mexico. The site is known for having the most architecturally significant pyramids built in Pre-Columbian Americas. Also of interest are the anthropologically significant residential compounds, the Avenue of the Dead and beautifully preserved murals. The nameTeotihuacanis an Aztec phrase meaningplace where gods were born.

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Città del Messico

Messico City is located in the Valley of Messico at the center of Mexico. It is the capital and most important city in Mexico. It serves as the seat of all federal powers. Not only is it the largest city in Mexico but with the definition of Greater Città del Messico its population is over 21 million making it the largest metropolitan area in the western hemisphere. In the southern borough of Xochimilco are the floating gardens part of the UNESCO patrimonio dell'umanità. Other famous landmarks include the Plaza de la Constitucion with the Metropolitan Catherdral, National Palace and the ancient Aztec temple ruins Templo Mayor. With 160 museums, over 100 art galleries, 30 concert halls and many theatres, Mexico City has the world’s greatest concentration of cultural centers.

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