Sunday, November 27, 2011

Family's Visit: Zócalo and the Historic District

My brother arrived Friday night, so Saturday we were ready to begin our adventures in Mexico. 

We visited the Angel of Independence ...

figures on the base of the Angel of Independence

view of Paseo de la Reforma from the Angel

Independence Monument

...and then headed over to the Historic District. 

Christmas decorations, including piñatas

Bellas Artes and lots of scouts

view from the Torre Latinoamericana

view from the Torre Latinoamericana

street performers

tiled building

Catedral Metropolitana in the Zócalo

Aztec dancers in the Zócalo

inside the Catedral Metropolitana

inside the Catedral Metropolitana

statue of Pope John Paul II
outside of the Catedral Metropolitana

Me and my brother in the courtyard of the National Palace

It looks like we shrunk

our cat friend during our visit to the Templo Mayor

Templo Mayor

Templo Mayor

Templo Mayor

Rosary hanging from a Church

We enjoyed a meal at the Hostería de Santo Domingo, which was founded in 1860. 

chile relleno

Chile en nogada

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