What is Mexico City city profile?

Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral - courtesy Rory Finneren - CC-BYMexico City is the capital of Mexico and the country’s largest city. Mexico City was first known as Tenochtitlan and dates to 1325, when the Aztec capital city was founded.  After the Spanish conquest the name was changed to “Mixico.”  Mexico was declared a republic in 1824, with Mexico City as its capital. Mexico City [more…]


What are the pyramids near Mexico City?

Pyramid of the Sun near Mexico City The pyramids of Teotihuacán make up the most visited and well-known archaeological site in North America, and it’s popular with good reason. The larger of the pyramids, the Pyramid of the Sun, is the third tallest in the world, and the site is one of the most accessible sites in the hemisphere where visitors can [more…]


Are U.S.-style fast-food tacos like the tacos they eat in Mexico?

Tacos al pastor.One sign that the tacos you may buy at your local fast-food joint are a bit different than those in Mexico is that when Taco Bell opened its outlets in Mexico City, it promoted its food not as fast Mexican food but as American food. A clue to what tacos are like in Mexico can [more…]

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