Tagged: Centro Histórico

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Mexican chillies

A stand selling chillies in the Mercado San Juan, in Mexico City. Many different varieties of chilli peppers are used in in Mexican cooking. Dried chillies often have a different name from the fresh...

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Library with stunning murals

The Biblioteca de Lerdo de Tejado in Mexico City’s Centro Histórico is more than just a collection of books. Its walls are decorated with enormous spectacular murals by Vlady. 

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Photo Walk Nº6 – Centro Histórico

Our sixth Photo Walk centred on the Plaza de Santo Domingo in the Centro Histórico and also took us to some little-known places in the back streets of the capital.  Just a couple of...

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House of Tiles

The Casa de los Azulejos or House of Tiles is a 16th Century mansion in the Historic Centre of Mexico City and, as its name suggests, it’s covered with blue and white Talavera tiles...

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Art Nouveau splendor in Mexico City

Mexico City’s Gran Hotel in the Centro Histórico is a stunning example of Art Nouveau décor and boasts a spectacular Tiffany dome in the lobby. It also features in the latest James Bond film...