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You only need to stand in the center of the zócalo -- the central plaza -- to visually comprehend the undisputed significance of Mexico City.
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Mexico City is located 2,239m (7,347 ft.) high, on an enormous dry lakebed in a highland valley surrounded by mountains, this was the center of power of pre-Hispanic America, and it remains one of the most dynamic, fascinating, and charismatic cities in the world today.
Mexico City is the only place where you can find true insight into this captivating country -- veiled in mysticism, infused with an appreciation of the moment, and proud of its heritage. Founded more than 675 years ago as the ancient city of Tenochtitlán and capital of the Aztec Empire, today it has some 22 million inhabitants -- making it a contender for the most populated city on the globe. Mexico City is a feast of urban energy, culture, dining, and shopping. The city has sidewalk cafes and cantinas; bazaars and boutiques; pyramids, monuments, and museums; and a multitude of entertainment options. And when you've had your fill of the city, memorable towns and historic national landmarks are only a couple of hours away in any direction.
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