Mexico City Photos

Mexico City, the capital of Mexico, offers visitors sites ranging from Spanish colonial structures to modern highrises.

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Statue of eagle & serpent, a sign to natives about where to establish village which became Mexico City, next to Departamento del Distrito Federal building. Mexico City, Mexico.Native dancers perform next to Cathedral. Mexico City, Mexico.Food lines on Mexico City Zócalo square with Cathedral in distance. Mexico City, Mexico.Cathedral Metropolitana on Zócalo. Mexico City, Mexico.
Statue of eagle & serpent, a sign to natives about where to establish village which became Mexico City, next to Departamento del Distrito Federal building. Mexico City, Mexico.Native dancers perform next to Cathedral. Mexico City, Mexico.Food lines on Mexico City Zócalo square with Cathedral in distance. Mexico City, Mexico.Cathedral Metropolitana (1573-1813) on Zócalo. Mexico City, Mexico. Style: Baroque. Architect: Claudio de Arciniega.
Baroque carving details on Sagrario wing of Cathedral Metropolitana. Mexico City, Mexico.Palacio Nacional along East Zapata Street. Mexico City, Mexico.Detail of mural of arrival of Hernán Cortés & Spanish conquistadors by Diego Rivera in Palacio Nacional. Mexico City, Mexico.Mural depicting ancient Mexico by Diego Rivera in Palacio Nacional. Mexico City, Mexico.
Baroque carving details on Sagrario wing (1749-68) of Cathedral Metropolitana. Mexico City, Mexico. Style: Baroque. Architect: Lorenzo Rodríguez.Palacio Nacional along East Zapata Street. Mexico City, Mexico.Detail of mural (1929-35) of arrival of Hernán Cortés & Spanish conquistadors by Diego Rivera in Palacio Nacional. Mexico City, Mexico.Mural (1929-35) depicting ancient Mexico by Diego Rivera in Palacio Nacional. Mexico City, Mexico.
The blue tile covered Casa de los Azulejos. Mexico City, Mexico.Vivid murals in tea room in Sanborne Department Store in Casa de los Azulejos. Mexico City, Mexico.Looking down on patrons of Sanborne Tea Room. Mexico City, Mexico.Stained glass ceiling in Hotel de la Ciudad de Mexico. Mexico City, Mexico.
The blue tile covered Casa de los Azulejos. Mexico City, Mexico.Vivid murals in tea room in Sanborne Department Store in Casa de los Azulejos. Mexico City, Mexico.Looking down on patrons of Sanborne Tea Room. Mexico City, Mexico.Stained glass ceiling in Hotel de la Ciudad de Mexico. Mexico City, Mexico.
Palacio de Bellas Artes. Mexico City, Mexico.Fine Art Theatre of Palacio de Bellas Artes. Mexico City, Mexico.Circular stained glass ceiling in Palacio de Bellas Artes. Mexico City, Mexico.Dancers of Ballet Folklorico. Mexico City, Mexico.
Palacio de Bellas Artes (1904 & 1932). Mexico City, Mexico. Architect: Adamo Boari + Frederico Mariscal.Fine Art Theatre of Palacio de Bellas Artes. Mexico City, Mexico.Circular stained glass ceiling in Palacio de Bellas Artes. Mexico City, Mexico.Dancers of Ballet Folklorico. Mexico City, Mexico.
Costumed dancers in Ballet Folklorico. Mexico City, Mexico.Costumed dancers in Ballet Folklorico. Mexico City, Mexico.Monumento a la Revolución in Plaza de la República. Mexico City, Mexico.Dome of Revolutionary Monumental Arch. Mexico City, Mexico.
Costumed dancers in Ballet Folklorico. Mexico City, Mexico.Costumed dancers in Ballet Folklorico. Mexico City, Mexico.Monumento a la Revolución in Plaza de la República. Mexico City, Mexico.Dome of Revolutionary Monumental Arch. Mexico City, Mexico.
Pillar & sculptures of Monumento a la Independencia. Mexico City, Mexico.Detail of a lion on Monumento a la Independencia. Mexico City, Mexico.Monumento a la Independencia. Mexico City, Mexico.Building along Paseo de la Reforma. Mexico City, Mexico.
Pillar & sculptures of Monumento a la Independencia. Mexico City, Mexico.Detail of a lion on Monumento a la Independencia. Mexico City, Mexico.Monumento a la Independencia (independence monument). Mexico City, Mexico.Building along Paseo de la Reforma. Mexico City, Mexico.
Modern glass architecture of a building along Paseo de la Reforma. Mexico City, Mexico.Bright yellow El Caballito sculpture in front of Torre Caballito skyscraper on Paseo de la Reforma. Mexico City, Mexico.Centro Bursátil on Paseo de la Reforma. Mexico City, Mexico.Zona Rosa entertainment district of Mexico City. Mexico City, Mexico.
Modern glass architecture of a building along Paseo de la Reforma. Mexico City, Mexico.Bright yellow El Caballito sculpture in front of Torre Caballito (34 floors) skyscraper on Paseo de la Reforma. Mexico City, Mexico.Centro Bursátil (1990) (26 floors) on Paseo de la Reforma. Mexico City, Mexico. Architect: Juan José Díaz Infante.Zona Rosa entertainment district of Mexico City. Mexico City, Mexico.
Zona Rosa restaurant district at night. Mexico City, Mexico.The metro. Mexico City, Mexico.Eagle & serpent on a gate at Deportivo Chapultepec. Mexico City, Mexico.Pillars of Monumento a los Niños Héroes in Chapultepec. Mexico City, Mexico.
Zona Rosa restaurant district at night. Mexico City, Mexico.The metro. Mexico City, Mexico.Eagle & serpent on a gate at Deportivo Chapultepec. Mexico City, Mexico.Pillars of Monumento a los Niños Héroes in Chapultepec. Mexico City, Mexico.
Pillars of Monumento a los Niños Héroes in Chapultepec. Mexico City, Mexico.Monumento a los Niños Héroes , Chapultepec. Mexico City, Mexico.Sculpture outside of Museo Nacional de Antropologia. Mexico City, Mexico.Aztec calendar stone [aka Piedra del Sol], symbol of Mexico, at National Museum of Anthropology. Mexico City, Mexico.
Pillars of Monumento a los Niños Héroes in Chapultepec. Mexico City, Mexico.Monumento a los Niños Héroes (heroic children), Chapultepec. Mexico City, Mexico.Sculpture outside of Museo Nacional de Antropologia. Mexico City, Mexico.Aztec calendar stone [aka Piedra del Sol], symbol of Mexico, at National Museum of Anthropology. Mexico City, Mexico.
Massive Olmec stone head at National Museum of Anthropology. Mexico City, Mexico.Reproduction of temple of Quetzalcoatl at Teotihuacán at National Museum of Anthropology. Mexico City, Mexico.Water-goddess Chalchiuhtlicue sculpture at National Museum of Anthropology. Mexico City, Mexico.Pre-Columbian pottery at National Museum of Anthropology. Mexico City, Mexico.
Massive Olmec stone head at National Museum of Anthropology. Mexico City, Mexico.Reproduction of temple of Quetzalcoatl at Teotihuacán at National Museum of Anthropology. Mexico City, Mexico.Water-goddess Chalchiuhtlicue sculpture at National Museum of Anthropology. Mexico City, Mexico.Pre-Columbian pottery at National Museum of Anthropology. Mexico City, Mexico.
La Gallina bird pottery in Sala De Teotihuacán at National Museum of Anthropology. Mexico City, Mexico.Jade funerary mask at National Museum of Anthropology. Mexico City, Mexico.Skeleton sculpture from Oaxaca at National Museum of Anthropology. Mexico City, Mexico.Carved stone sculpture at National Museum of Anthropology. Mexico City, Mexico.
La Gallina bird pottery in Sala De Teotihuacán at National Museum of Anthropology. Mexico City, Mexico.Jade funerary mask at National Museum of Anthropology. Mexico City, Mexico.Skeleton sculpture from Oaxaca at National Museum of Anthropology. Mexico City, Mexico.Carved stone sculpture at National Museum of Anthropology. Mexico City, Mexico.
La Giganta by José Luis Cuevas in courtyard of his museum. Mexico City, Mexico.La Trinchera, mural by Jose Clemente Orozco on Eschula Nacional Preparatorio. Mexico City, Mexico.Mosaics on a building in Ciudad Universitaria, University City in Mexico City. Mexico City, Mexico.Mosaic on Central Library building at University in Mexico City. Mexico City, Mexico.
La Giganta by José Luis Cuevas in courtyard of his museum (Academia 13). Mexico City, Mexico.La Trinchera, mural by Jose Clemente Orozco on Eschula Nacional Preparatorio. Mexico City, Mexico.Mosaics on a building in Ciudad Universitaria, University City in Mexico City. Mexico City, Mexico.Mosaic on Central Library building at University in Mexico City. Mexico City, Mexico.
Relief mosaic by Diego Rivera on Olympic Stadium at University. Mexico City, Mexico.Detail of colored relief mosaic on Olympic Stadium at University. Mexico City, Mexico.Fountain in Coyoacán Square in southern Mexico City. Mexico City, Mexico.Tree in Coyoacán Square. Mexico City, Mexico.
Relief mosaic by Diego Rivera on Olympic Stadium at University. Mexico City, Mexico.Detail of colored relief mosaic on Olympic Stadium at University. Mexico City, Mexico.Fountain in Coyoacán Square in southern Mexico City. Mexico City, Mexico.Tree in Coyoacán Square. Mexico City, Mexico.
Fortified house where Russian revolutionary leader Trotsky was assassinated near Coyoacán Square. Mexico City, Mexico.Interior of Leon Trotsky house & museum. Mexico City, Mexico.Performing an ancient ritual, soaring through air suspended by feet while descending to ground. Mexico City, Mexico.Native performers suspended by feet. Mexico City, Mexico.
Fortified house where Russian revolutionary leader Trotsky was assassinated near Coyoacán Square. Mexico City, Mexico.Interior of Leon Trotsky house & museum. Mexico City, Mexico.Performing an ancient ritual, soaring through air suspended by feet while descending to ground. Mexico City, Mexico.Native performers suspended by feet. Mexico City, Mexico.
Group of schoolgirls visiting a museum. Mexico City, Mexico.Traditional food street vendors. Mexico City, Mexico.Shoppers eating ice cream in market. Mexico City, Mexico.Drink vendor. Mexico City, Mexico.
Group of schoolgirls visiting a museum. Mexico City, Mexico.Traditional food street vendors. Mexico City, Mexico.Shoppers eating ice cream in market. Mexico City, Mexico.Drink vendor. Mexico City, Mexico.
Colorful dresses for sale. Mexico City, Mexico.Rainbow colored serapes on display. Mexico City, Mexico.Fancy sombreros for sale. Mexico City, Mexico.Painted crafts for sale in market. Mexico City, Mexico.
Colorful dresses for sale. Mexico City, Mexico.Rainbow colored serapes on display. Mexico City, Mexico.Fancy sombreros for sale. Mexico City, Mexico.Painted crafts for sale in market. Mexico City, Mexico.
Solid silver pitcher in shape of a toucan. Mexico City, Mexico.Stone crafts on display. Mexico City, Mexico.Religious artifacts for sale outside Guadalupe Basilica. Mexico City, Mexico.Garden on Guadalupe Cathedral grounds with fountains which replicate ancient native art. Mexico City, Mexico.
Solid silver pitcher in shape of a toucan. Mexico City, Mexico.Stone crafts on display. Mexico City, Mexico.Religious artifacts for sale outside Guadalupe Basilica. Mexico City, Mexico.Garden on Guadalupe Cathedral grounds with fountains which replicate ancient native art. Mexico City, Mexico.
Small round church on Guadalupe Basilica grounds. Mexico City, Mexico.Old Basilica of Guadalupe. Mexico City, Mexico.Leaning old Basilica of Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe. Mexico City, Mexico.Contemporary clock & bell tower at Guadalupe Basilica. Mexico City, Mexico.
Small round church on Guadalupe Basilica grounds. Mexico City, Mexico.Old Basilica of Guadalupe. Mexico City, Mexico.Leaning old Basilica of Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe. Mexico City, Mexico.Contemporary clock & bell tower at Guadalupe Basilica. Mexico City, Mexico.
Contemporary architecture of new Basilica in Guadalupe. Mexico City, Mexico.Entrance of new Basilica in Guadalupe. Mexico City, Mexico.Modern interior of new Basilica of Guadalupe. Mexico City, Mexico.
Contemporary architecture of new Basilica in Guadalupe. Mexico City, Mexico.Entrance of new Basilica in Guadalupe. Mexico City, Mexico.Modern interior of new Basilica of Guadalupe. Mexico City, Mexico.

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