Mexico/Mexico City: Mexico City – Palacio de Bellas Artes & Around

Another area of Mexico City that is jammed with attraction is the Park Alameda Central and the Palacio de Bellas Artes. The Palacio is a massive Art Nouveau marble building, towering over the park, it was built in 1934 and is so heavy that it has sunk more than 4 meters since construction. To the east of Bells Art is the 166 m (545 ft) Torre Latinoamerica modern skyscraper. Just nearby is the beautiful House of Tiles, Iglesia de San Francisco, Templo de San Felipe, Santa Vera Cruz Monastery, Palacio de Mineria (one of the masterpieces of Neoclassical architecture in Americas built in 1797), National Museum of Art, and a rather boxy building of the Bank of Mexico. Continuing further east, you get to another famous modern skyscraper – Torre Caballito, before eventually coming to the Plaza de la Republica and massive structure of the Museum of Mexican Revolution.