places/travel List of Famous Mexico City Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Mexico City skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Mexico City architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Mexico City are included on this list. Information about these Mexico City buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Mexico City and older historic landmarks.

Everything from St. Regis Hotel & Residences to The St. Regis Mexico City is included on this list.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Mexico City?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Mexico City. Famous architectural houses within the city of Mexico City are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
El Ángel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Mexico City Buildings & Structures
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The Angel of Independence, most commonly known by the shortened name El Ángel and officially known as Monumento a la Independencia, is a victory column on a roundabout over Paseo de la Reforma in downtown Mexico City. El Ángel was built in 1910 to commemorate the centennial of the beginning of ...more

City/Town: Cuauhtémoc, D.F., Mexico City, Mexico

Opened: Jan 01 1910

Created By: Antonio Rivas Mercado

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JW Marriott Hotel Mexico City is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Mexico City Buildings & Structures
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JW Marriott Hotel Mexico City


The JW Marriott Mexico City rises 26 stories above the exclusive Polanco District. Located in the heart of the business and entertainment sector, this flagship Mexico City hotel is within walking distance of Auditorio Nacional, the city's financial hub, and some of the city's best shopping, dining ...more

City/Town: Polanco, Mexico City, Mexico City, Mexico

Floors: 26

Building Function: Hotel

Mexico City Metropolitan Cathe... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Mexico City Buildings & Structures
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The Metropolitan Cathedral of the Assumption of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven is the largest cathedral in the Americas, and seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Mexico. It is situated atop the former Aztec sacred precinct near the Templo Mayor on the northern side of the Plaza de la ...more

City/Town: Cuauhtémoc, D.F., Mexico City, Mexico

Opened: Jan 01 1813

Created By: Claudio de Arciniega

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Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexic... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Mexico City Buildings & Structures
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The Palacio de Bellas Artes is the most important cultural center in Mexico City as well as the rest of the country of Mexico. It is located on the west side of the historic center of Mexico City next to the Alameda Central park. The first National Theater of Mexico was built in the late 19th ...more

City/Town: Cuauhtémoc, D.F., Mexico City, Mexico

Structural Height (m): 44.0

Created By: Adamo Boari

Building Function: Opera House

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