Mexico City Treasures

Poster From the archives (2009): Tesoros (Treasures) highlights a dozen places in Mexico City. This presentation shows you the sites – some off the beaten track and all with an interesting history and future – and asks you take pictures. Participants are asked to take a photo similar to the pictures in the Treasure Hunt …

Mexico City’s National Anthropology Museum

Photo: Photos under the fountain One of our fave museos: National Anthropology Museum (Museo Nacional de Antropología) in Mexico City. Not open on Mondays. Anniversary celebration on September 17 — 55 circles around the sun for this veritable institution. Hashtag: #55VueltasAlSol Key Links mna.inah.gob.mx General information (Español) Boletines @mna_inah Videos Embedded Tweets ¡De dos a …

Mexico City Zócalo

Photo: Omar Colonial cities in Mexico were laid out in a grid fashion with a plaza at the center. The word ‘zócalo’ means ‘pedestal’ and usage dates back to a planned monument that was never completed beyond the pedestal. Nevertheless, the word was used not only to describe Mexico City’s plaza but most plazas throughout …

Mexico City Hosts Festival of Indigenous Cultures

Mexico City – Recapping last week’s Fifth Festival of Indigenous Cultures, Peoples and Original Neighborhoods originating in Mexico City (Quinta Fiesta de las Culturas Indígenas, Pueblos y Barrios Originarios de la Ciudad de México), August 24 to September 2. Join us! = ¡Acompáñanos! Key Links http://data.cultura.cdmx.gob.mx/culturasindigenas https://twitter.com/FiestaIndigena Questions Is there a directory of exhibitors? = …

200 Essential Places in Mexico City’s Historic Center (200 lugares imprescindibles)

Book Cover Mexico City – History and CDMX fans have a new book, website and (soon-ish) plaques. Presenting 200 lugares imprescindibles. Centro Histórico, by Héctor de Mauleón and Rafael Pérez Gay. The book is available in print in Mexico City and corresponds to the CDMX200Lugares website sponsored by the Gobierno del Distrito Federal and Fondo …