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Toluca, Mexico

Cosmovitral Botanical Garden

Stained glass windows bathe this botanical garden in cosmic light.
Jiutepec, Mexico

Camino Real Sumiya

The tragic heiress Barbara Woolworth Hutton built her seventh husband this Japanese-inspired palace in Mexico.
Cuernavaca, Mexico

Museo Robert Brady

An incredible little museum of interior design full of artifacts collected from around the world.
Cuernavaca, Mexico

Cuernavaca Cathedral Murals

Monumental paintings, discovered in a Mexican cathedral in 1957, depict the deaths of some friars in Japan.
Cuernavaca, Mexico

Palace of Cortés

The conquistador's former fortress is the oldest preserved colonial building in the Americas.
Mexico City, Mexico

'Asia in Ivory'

The collection of intricate sculptures includes one carved from a mammoth's tusk
Mexico City, Mexico

Temple of Santiago Tlatelolco's Stones

A close look at the church's walls reveals pieces of Mexico's history.
Mexico City, Mexico

Pyramids of Tlatelolco

These haunting ruins of a 700-year-old Prehispanic city have witnessed centuries of wars and massacres.
Mexico City, Mexico

Museo de Geología (Museum of the Institute of Geology)

The museum houses "the most studied meteorite in history," among other geological oddities.
Mexico City, Mexico

Museo Universitario del Chopo (Chopo University Museum)

This industrial Art Nouveau gem is a historic hotspot for Mexican counterculture.
Mexico City, Mexico

Palace of the Inquisition

This foreboding building was the headquarters of the terrifying Spanish Inquisition in Mexico.
Mexico City, Mexico

Secretariat of Public Education Murals

Diego Rivera hid various people and symbols in his first large-scale mural project.
Mexico City, Mexico

Monoliths of the Templo Mayor

This museum houses two of Mexico's most impressive Aztec monoliths.
Mexico City, Mexico

Serpents of the Great Temple

These spectacular, symbolic serpents lie within the shadow of the Great Temple.
Mexico City, Mexico

Franz Mayer Museum Silver Collection

A shining treasure trove of fine Mexican silver dating back to the 15th century.
Mexico City, Mexico

José Luis Cuevas Museum

Its most enigmatic sculpture is a giantess with a ghostly face on her knee.
Mexico City, Mexico

Franz Mayer Museum Courtyard

These museum grounds are a Dalai Lama-declared peace oasis.
Mexico City, Mexico

Palacio Postal

Gilded heaven for philatelists and architecture freaks, still in full working order despite sitting atop tremulous ground.
Mexico City, Mexico

Cafebrería El Péndulo

Part bookstore, part café, and part forest.
Mexico City, Mexico

La Casa de los Azulejos

Once home to an aristocratic family and a workers' organization, this intricately tiled building now houses a chain restaurant.
Mexico City, Mexico

Monumento a la Revolución

Many people don't realize there’s a lot going on inside—and below—the world’s tallest triumphal arch.
Mexico City, Mexico

Rooftop Terrace at Museo del Estanquillo

Get a privileged view over Mexico City's Historic Center from a terrace right in its heart.
Mexico City, Mexico

Museo Casa de Carranza

The former Mexican president kept the bullets that killed his predecessor on display in his home, now a museum.
Mexico City, Mexico

Moctezuma's Treasure

It's believed this golden brick is part of the legendary lost Aztec treasure.