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We, are starting this walk here in Mesilla. Aquaris, right, in Alameda Centrale this, huge park right behind, me and as. We walk we're gonna get to see some of the most popular, landmarks. That there is to see here in the central. Historical. And just. So you know I've, only read, about them I haven't experienced, it yet so I'm really excited to bring, you along and share this experience with you now. Benito juarez was, the first and only indigenous. President, here in mexico to, this day he, fought for progressive. Reform, policies, and the rights of the indigenous people. But there. Are some controversy. Surrounding. Some of the other aspects. Of his presidency, but. He, is so honored that his, birthday, March 21st, is, a national holiday and. This. Park that, we're walking. Through right now is, also. Very, historical. As in, it is, the oldest. Public. Park, in all, of the Americas how cool is that it. Was dubbed a park, in, the late 16th, century and, before. That it, was used as an Aztec marketplace. A lot, of people still come here today it's, early, it's beautiful, and it's. Huge, it's. Grown about twice the size since, it was originally. Created or, stated. To be a park and it's. Filled with beautiful. Colors, like purples, from, the trees, the, statues, that you'll find almost on every single corner and this. Beautiful one that is right. I want to say maybe close to a center, part and there's. Little seats. Where. You can sit down have, a rest and, then go about your book or your day. And. I. Should add it, is, always, busy, I've, been across, on the adjacent street and. That. Being like 11, o'clock at night and there's. So many people out just enjoying, life enjoying. The day like. Every. Single. Minute. Of the day and the. Coolest part is is to always see like some type of street performers, and. Music. That, will fill. The air as you walk which. I personally, really love, because. It, puts you, you. Know in the mood in the spirit of where, you're at and to. Me that's the most important, part. Now. As. We've walk through. This, absolutely, stunning Park, we're. Getting closer to our first landmark and probably. The one that I've been most excited to see it, is the Bellas Artes. Palace. Almost, that Plaza but it's, a palace and. It's. Stunning. Like. Huge. Yeah. We'll use that word. It's. Remarkable. As then, it. Looks like it's a neoclassical, style, but. The really cool part about, this palace and what sets it or, makes it so unique is it's. Not just one art, like art, style, there's. The. Art deco there's, the. Neoclassical. Our. Architectural. Excuse. Me and. It's. Made out of marble, which. Just. Emphasizes. The beauty of the, structure, and they're, statues everywhere. Now. It's. Understandable. Why this is probably one of the most. Popular. Landmarks, I think, there's about 10,000. People who come here weekly. To, visit it and. The. Palace itself is what. Is it it's sunk at least, four meters believe. Since the 1900s. And. Fortunately. Mexico. Does have a bit of a sinking problem, as its, think about I want to say 32. Feet since. The, last 60 years I think it is and that's. Only because a, lot of oh. Speaking. Of street performers, and music that I was talking about you'll, see these guys everywhere.

They're, Out here, night. And day and. They. Use one of those old crepe machines, that bust, off the music I think it's like from like what the early. 1900's. Late 1800s. If, you know exactly the name of them go ahead and let me know below, so, I know because, I love stuff like that. But. As I'm saying. Mexico. Gets. Most of its water from. The. Underground which is probably. More primarily. The reason why Mexico. Is sinking, and. Just. Like that we. Are, already. Like, I want. Is a steps away but it's a little bit more than just a few steps to our, next. Place. To see. Which. I'll save, the name for when we get there or get, a little closer and you'll see why it has, the name that it does. Now. You'll definitely want to be careful about. Crossing. The street, while. You'll hear. The. Policia, the policeman, directing, traffic and. Directing. People when and when not to go. Sometimes. You. Know people don't always listen and in this specific, cross, street that doesn't seem to be any police, yes or police officers. But, you do see the fairest, literally. Hundreds, of people. Walking. Around about, their day and it's, Friday it's beautiful, it's like 65. Degrees out no, humidity, a nice cool breeze and. We. Wait because, we don't to get hit by a car I. Think. It's time. Let's. Go. Doing. This is a quite quite. A big street. It. Gets like probably one of the main streets. Now. As, we are getting closer to, the, landmark I can, go ahead and tell you the name because it. Is not obvious, by now the, house is covered in blue tiles, so, I can you guess what the name is if. You, guess the, house of blue tiles, you. Are absolutely, correct. And. They. Weren't kidding when they say, blue tile oh. It's. Completely covered. Head. To toe. Almost. And. Beautiful. Mosaic, business I. Think. There may be hand painted I know back in the day when. People would, use tiles or mosaics, they. Would hand paint each of these can. You imagine him, painting, this. Mini. Tiles. By. Hand, I. Would. Get tired. My. Hand gets tired about after an hour of writing. It's. Huge, is beautiful. I love. The little stonework. Now. This was built in the. Early. 1900s. And, it. Was said to be used as a, refugee. Place. For, I want, to say hombres. Cortese. A. Line. Cortez. Edmond, Cortez, there we go I knew. As Cortez I was. Just going a little when. It comes to the first name and again, like. I said you see these people with the little crank boxes, everywhere. We haven't even walked that far and here they are but. I love. It. So be prepared to see it and. You. May have more people. On. This absolutely stunning Street. Like it's. Filled with color like, this. Little entryway, has. Probably. Like one of my favorite shades of yellow it's like a muster, ish it's. A master ish it. Gets mustard and. Lots. Of little businesses. And these, these. Historical. Centers. Or. Buildings. I'm. Gonna accept. And we're. At our next destination I did not even recognize it coming, from the other side. But. Before. Telling you what it is I really want to get in front of it on the corner, so, you get a, huge. Understanding. Of how. Gorgeous. This. Building is and it looks like it's being renovated. Or, restored, towards, the top because there's the little netting on it. And. If I seem out of breath. The. Air is. Really thin this summer a little bit higher than, the atmosphere. Yeah. And you know what to make that so. Here. We are at. The. Postal. Palace. Yes. You, heard me correctly the. Postal. Palace. And. If. It wasn't remarkable, enough on the outside, I can't even begin to describe like the inside, I would. Have never have, guessed this to be a palace. Well. A postal. Palace, Palace, yes, but. A post office like. Have you ever in, your entire life, seen a post office like, this like. Suited. For royalty, right like. You. Would think that the queen or the king himself, would. Only beginning there, there Mel here but, that's not the case, this is a post, office for everybody, and. It. Was constructed, in the early 20th, century and most, of the foundation, was actually built in brought. Over from, New York City who, cool is that and. That's not the only thing, unfortunately. This building took significant, damage in the, 1985.

Earthquake But. It, has been mostly restored, to this day and. If. That was in all if you love museums, this place also has a. Museum. On the postal history of. Mexico, City so. You can also enjoy that while visiting this gorgeous, monument. Okay. So it's been about a 10-minute, walk on this same street and we're, finally approaching. The Metropolitan. Cathedral and it's. Huge, I mean, we're not even like directly, directly, upon it but you can start seeing the, the. Cathedral, start peeking out above, the skyline it's really, hard to move it and. It. Does seem like there's. Lots, of people already, there and it's still very very, very early and. I'm trying not to run into people pace. That's. What I do. I ran into people was. I'm. Kidding not actually, mine. There's a lot of people out so. Be mindful of that. Stops, getting ready this weird delicious, Mexican food, which will probably end up having to get afterwards, because I am starting to work up an appetite. Now this is cool. And loud. The. Policia, directing. Traffic. Maybe. I should probably pay to, not. Get hit by a car or go against, the policia. Holy. This. Was where is he. But. I. Really. Think that the beautiful center, point that, that. I'm, gazing, upon right now is. Leaves. Me speechless, it's. Not only the largest but. The oldest, could be drawn all of Latin America and can, you believe that they use ancient. Aztec. Ruins to, build, this Cathedral. And, it. Took gonna. Stay three centuries to build and they finished it around, 16:56. But. Oh wow, I. Mean. Looking at it you would never be able to assume that there were ancient, ruins Anette I mean the. Cathedral, itself looks old job because it's from the, sixteen, hundreds, but. It's still in remarkable. Shape. And. It's. Still beautiful, and, I'm sure there's been some restorations. As most old, historical. Buildings have to have I mean that's the given but. Look at it we're not even on the front side of it and it's. Beautiful I do. Want to see the front of it because it has the the. Old unique. Cathedral. Look that the Spanish. Was so prominent, for, you. Know the two towers on each side. But, we gotta wait a little. Bit longer until. We. Can go does, it stop experience. Should. Probably cue some jeopardy music great now another. Really cool thing is that Mexico. City does have these little hop on hop off hop, off buses, for, like little tour places so, if you're into that you can definitely check. That out. Okay. It's our turn, and. Go, try. Not to get hit by cars but, they shouldn't be the hallways. There's. Lots of people here probably already setting, up like I said it's still relatively early probably. Around 10:30, now maybe closer to 11:00 and people. Are setting up their little shops for their homemade. Items or, a little, momento. You. Know from your visit here in Mexico, City. Haha. We're. Getting closer to the phones. And. I. Just. Feel like it's, it's endless, its continuation. Of, just foreverness. It's. Probably not a word but. It's. What I see. Is. Beautiful, like. Absolutely. Beautiful. I. Mean. It's, in, immaculate, condition. So. Bravo. To. Mexico. For taking such good care of their historical, landmarks, and. More. Music of. The. Little crank, boxes, again please, you. Know what those are called let. Me know I have, no idea but they're everywhere. I would. Really like to know. I'm. Guessing the the building on this side looks like a monastery, because, that's, just how ancient. Cathedral. I say ancient they're not really ancient, but. Historical, cathedrals, are it's usually you'd have the cathedral and then right next to it you would have a monastery. And. The. Artwork. Beautiful. But. Now. We're. Coming across this. Huge, square. Or the story so. So, cool oh there, we go so hello or the man-made plaza and, this. Was or, is, one. Of Mexico, cities like most historical. Places as the dates back to the times of the Aztec as those much of Mexico City does like there's not a place that you can go but, you won't find a spot, that was touched by you, know the ancient Aztec, people and, back. Then it was, used as a marketplace for, ceremonies, festivities. Rituals. And the, Mexican, people so keep that as a tradition, today as they gather around for, festivities, concerts. And other, cool, events, that, happen and unlike. Other. Plazas. They. Have a humongous. Mexican. Flag waving. Proudly instead. Of a statue like many other famous. Plazas, view now. There, is one more place that I want to show you but, I think it will look even better at night so I'm gonna wait till then to bring you back and. We're, back some hours, later at the zocalo and it's. Absolutely beautiful, the, difference is like night and day. No pun intended and, the. Cathedral, is absolutely. Breathtaking. With. The way that they have it lit up so. I definitely suggest coming, back to see even, just that at night now. There is one more landmark, that I am super, excited to show you that we saved the best for last in my opinion, and, that.

Would Be the, National, Palace, this. Was constructed after, the Spanish came in demolished king or, Aztec keying Montezuma's. Temple. And, this. Was a symbolic or symbolism for, the, Spanish conquest where the Spanish conquistador. Would stay, and. If. The. President Mexico were living, well. Here, he, would be staying at this palace but as of right now he's not but the Mexican Treasury is located, here at this time but. That's. Not the coolest part, the, coolest, part is that the famous murals from Diego, Rivera is, located. Here and if, you're not sure what these murals are they, depict everything, from the birth of ancient. Mexico all, the way to the Spanish conquest. All, the way to the Mexican, Revolution so. It's closed right now so we're not gonna get a chance to go in but. It, doesn't at least suggest that you come here even just to see the murals because it, is so symbolic to, what Mexico, is to, what it was and probably, to what it will be in the future but. That's it. This. Walking, video, with all of our landmarks, is coming to a close, so if, you don't mind go ahead and drop a comment below on what landmark is your favorite or if you've seen any of these I will also leave the route that I took somewhere. Around here, on the screen so. You can also take the same route that I did thank, you so much until, next time. Music. Clean me out.

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A little known fact, but, Victoriano Huerta (the self-proclaimed dictator of Mexico in the middle of the Mexican Revolution), was also a Native Mexican. He was a full blooded Huichol. Making him, technically speaking, our second native president And while not entirely native, people like Porfirio Díaz, (another Mexican dictator) were heavily native Mexican. Not to mention people like Guerrero, who was an afro-Mexican president and hero from the independence movement.

+Hello Nicki Travels No problem. I liked your video!

I enjoyed learning that, thank you for sharing!

Mexico is so beautiful! Great video! P.S. I also make travel videos. I'm trying to hit 50 subs by May :)

Hola me gustó,tu paseo por Bellas Artes ,madero y centro Histórico

Sigue disfrutando mi país! No olvides dar un paseo por el bosque y el castillo de Chapultepec. Saludos

Gracias Jose, visitare castillo pronto!

Hello I’m from Russia and I’ve living in Mexico almost 5 years and I love it All méxico is very modern and beautiful

You're 100% correct!

Hi Nicky those guys on the streets with their misical boxes are called "cilindreros" or "organilleros" they were very popular on the earliest 20's playing music for all the people who walked on the streets in "centro historico" specially on the weekends, you know to make your day nicer, now they are more like a cultural heritage. Although they live more from people's tips.

any time

That's really interesting to know, thank you for sharing that!

I love the purple trees. The blue tile house was so pretty. That whole area is beautiful.

Yes, those trees are so pretty, and the house too! It's a very colorful city, I am glad you enjoyed the video :o)

Hi! Im one of your firsts subscribers. I love your videos, keep it up. I think it won't take you too long to have thousands of followers, you seem charismatic.

Thank you Guil, I am thankful for your support!

Hola señorita, I loved watching this video of Mexico City, almost felt like I was there.

Gracias señorita!

Hi Nicki, a beautifully prepared vlog, you’ve taken us to some amazing sights! Particularly liked the Postal Palace, how unique! Thanks so much for sharing

Thank you! and I am glad you liked the video!

Just on Jacarandas Season, love CDMX!!

I wanted to know the name of those beautiful trees, thank you!

The music instrument played by the organilleros it's call organillo, originally made in Germany

This is nice and all, but why are you pretending to be a foreigner in your own country?

why are you projecting

Welcome to México. I hope that you like this country

Where are you from I wanna say United States but you somewhat have a bit of an accent so it's confusing lol. Also interesting video love it I wanna visit Mexico City some time soon

I ❤️ México

Buen video te ganaste un nuevo suscriptor, saludos

Seams like a nice city

Beautiful video very nice

Absolutely fantastic and fabulous vlog, I really love it. big thumbs up and have a great week ahead. new follower.

You have great videos too so I am grateful for your comment!!

Thank you Emmanuel. Mexico is beautiful and I am surely enjoying my stay!

Haha, I am from Texas, so perhaps a bit of a southern accent. I am glad you liked the video!

Huy si..mi pais..mamon

mexico is the capital of latinoamerica is beautiful


Muchas gracias, Jorge!

You're right, Mexico city is as mystical as it is beautiful.

And yeah, the zocalo, the National Palace and the city looks better at night.

You're wrong, Benito Juarez was a freemason and one of the worst presidents of Mexico. He didn't fight for the indigenas' rights, he was ashamed of being indigenous and just wanted money and power and with help of the American Masons, he ended up the Glorious Mexican Empire of Maximiliano (USA didn't want a powerfull empire nex to them). Juarez was a dictator and took Mexico to poverty and he murdered indigenous people.

Love you. Iam from Mexico and you describe México in an Amazing way. ...welcome

Thank you Rodolfo, I appreciate your comment!

Gracias por presentar lo mejor de mi ciudad, aunque faltó Chapultepec o Coyoacán, me encanta que gente de todo el mundo venga y se enamore. Thanks, amazing your video, people of the world come to México! You should be here.

+Hello Nicki Travels thanks, am in love with your YouTube channel, kisses and bless for you magic girl!

Thank you for the words Alberto. I agree, many more people should be visiting Mexico, not just Americans but people from Europe, Asia, etc. You have a wonderful country.

Hello Nicky!... I'm glad you visit my Beautiful Mexico City!... "Palacio de Bellas Artes and Palacio Postal" were built in the early 1900' during "Porfirio Diaz dictatorship" the arquitect was "Adamo Boari" a Italian that was in Love with Mexico, Mexico City was called "La Ciudad de los Palacios" ( City of Palaces) the music box in the streets is called "Organillero" was brought from Germany in the late 1800's to serenate the couples in Love!

Great video!. What a beautiful and vibrant city, so much diversity, experiences and off course delicious food!. Many museums and four world heritage sites within the city limits. Cheers Nicki!

Beautiful! Wish I was there, tamales, tacos, chile rellenos, fresh tortillas, pan de luce, and a cuisine designated by UNESCO along with Traditional French Cuisines as Cultural Treasures in 2010. Historic architecture, great museums, pristine beaches, gorgeous colonial towns, modern Mexico City and beautiful friendly Mexican people.❤

Your description is 100% accurate. One of my favorite cities in the world!

Nice trip.

Hello Jesus! The information you share is incredibly helpful and interesting! And I knew there was something very European about those music boxes, now I know why! Thank you!,

Hello Nicki Travels called Jacaranda. We have them here in Southern California

I enjoyed your video. I think one of the best I’ve seen (of the countless I’ve seen). You’re well-informed about the history of Mexico City. It’s very interesting, I’m planning to go this July.

Amazing video and quality. I will be visiting mexico city on May 26 for 1 week. I can't wait

Wonderful video! Here at Y&S FOOD! we love to notice this sort of contents. We produce Travel & Food shows as well, throughout the planet, and therefore we are often interested in inspirations and techniques. Thank You.

Thank you for the comment! And yes, there is nothing better than a culturally-rich and vibrant city with good food!

Thank you Memo, your comment means a lot to me! And you're gonna love the city!

+Hello Nicki Travels Thank you

Wooo, you're in for a treat! Enjoy your trip!

Great video! Yes the organillero plays what is called the crank organ (organo). The name in german is the drehorgel (turn organ) among many names. I believe that most of the organs being used in Mexico city are made in Berlin, Germany. Today, I think that these organs can only be found at the museums in Germany. For some strange reason, they're still playing these boxes in Mexico. I haven't seen them in any other country. Your video is informative! Did you know that an estimate of 700,000 Americans call Mexico City home? They are more than 2M Americans living all over Mexico in a permanent basis and during winter the number could go higher.

You missed enter our beautiful Fine Art Palace where the curtain of the main stage, was made at Tiffany's New York and represents the landscape of our two volcanos the Iztacciuatl and Popocatepetl.

México city and all México its so beautiful❤

Nicky. You have to visit Los Pinos. It was the presidencial residence until Enrique Peña Nieto. It is free the admission.

Debido al tamaño de esta ciudad, la mayor parte del agua que se usa en la Ciudad de México es traída desde estados aledaños a través del sistema Cutzamala considerado como una de las 10 grandes obras de ingeniería hidráulica del mundo por la capacidad de enviar millones de litros continuamente para más de 20 millones de personas, sin ese sistema la ciudad colapsa en menos de una semana. Los pozos subterráneos solo son para algunos puntos de la ciudad, especialmente el oriente pero el problema del hundimiento de la ciudad viene desde la época colonial, muchos edificios históricos se han logrado salvar gracias a las inyecciones de concreto en las cimentaciones y los métodos de construcción antisismicos, así se logró salvar la Catedral Metropolitana o el Palacio de Bellas Artes.

Se llaman organilleros !!

Love your videos!

Love your videos. Great quality and very informative. You got a new subscriber. Bienvenida a Mexico. I guess the altitude is messing with you huh? Hope you get use to

I’m watching comments. On other videos Americans say. Mexico is a shit hole. But if this. Is a shit hole. With want more like this, I’m live on Los Angeles california. Hundreds of people campaign on the street. Trash everywhere. I love street food the best.

Los Pinos is the president's house, but as you say, the current president decided not to do it. National Palace is where the president works and where he shouts of independence in September. The excellent videos that I found by chance have a very interesting style. Congratulations, I hope to continue growing. And welcome to Mexico, you will fall more and more in love with my country.

i like your harry potter looks like :D

Haha, Thank you, Mauro! (I like your name!)



Love your videos, keep up with the good work and thank you for sharing about my country to the world and how great it is ...

Our first emperor was black.

Thanks for the suggestion, Ramon!

cool video!

Tienes la versión de los conservadores, pero la realidad es diferente, conocer la historia desde un punto neutral es mas objetivo.

The city of Tenochtitlán was built by the Aztecs on a lake, the Spaniards built Mexico City on top of the ruins of Tenochtitlán and as you can imagine since the city is built on top of a lake there’s no real solid rock under the city and as you mentioned the water being extracted from the underground makes it sink even more

Wrong Benito Juárez was not the only indigenous president, also Victoriano Huerta was it, but history and collective memory do not recognize him as that because he got the presidence of México by a state strike, killing to the elected president of México Francisco I. Madero

You should live stream on people do it alot now

eres muy bonita, nicki

wonderful colors!

You r really good to document. Cual es la camara que usas los vídeos tienen un muy buena resolución. Me he suscribido a tu canal y gracias por promocionar mi país en especial la ciudad donde yo nací

Downtown Ciudad de Mexico sinks 5 to 7 cm per year. In 60 years that would be 3 to 4.2 meters. Source:

You have a beautiful voice when you sing .

Gracias Mexico una ciudad muy hermosa

lady, you made an incredible video, very rich in information about the history of Mexico City. Incredibly, a lot of people do not know the history of these interesting buildings. Güerita Greetings

Hermosa tejanita yo trabajo en TX

By the way, I love your videos. We learn New things even We are from México. Blessings. Greetings from Anaheim, CA. Im from Cuernavaca, Morelos.

You seem to be gasping for breath. Probably from the height above the sea level. Don't worry, your kidneys Will send a message to your bones (Bone marrow) to start producing more red blood cells. In A week or so you Will be able to breath normal. This acording yo the lates estudies in body adaptation.

love the video

Greetings from El Paso texas. And please visit Castillo de Chapultepec


It was one of the best walks of my life

Welcome to Mexico!, I see you like art & architecture, I suggest to visit "Museo Casa Luis Barragan" and El nido de Quetzalcoatl" they're amazing

Thank you for the suggestion!

El subsuelo de la CDMX es crítico para las construcciones tanto en lo relativo a sismos como al hundimiento pero la extracción de agua agudiza el problema del hundimiento. El agua de pozos no es marginal para la ciudad, si así fuera ya se habrían clausurado. El sistema Cutzamala es fundamental para el abastecimiento de agua al Valle de México (incluyendo algunos municipios del Edomex) pero no provee la mayor parte del agua de la CDMX sino alrededor del 40%, el resto viene de aguas subterráneas del Lerma y de fuentes del Valle de México, incluyendo los pozos. La estructura de los suelos en buena parte del Valle de México es única, similar a un panal de abejas donde el agua ocuparía el hueco dentro de las celdas. Al poner sobre el suelo un gran peso o extraer el agua las celdas se colapsan y se produce el hundimiento. El problema se agrava porque los suelos no pueden recargarse con el agua de lluvia pues esta se va al drenaje.

Thank you! Saludos!

Hi! Thank you so much

NELVA GÓMEZ Yours ???? Hahaha. Don’t speak for me.

Thank you for sharing that, Tania. And you're right, everyday I spend in Mexico makes me want to stay here for longer!

Thank you for the kind words, Alberto.

Yo soy mexicano y amo mi país


Hola Nicky luv your videos,well prepare and informative plus with the most sweetest voice you have make me watch more of tus videos. You sound like a pro national geographic narrator with a cute voice.

So cool. Very nice job. So Mexico isn't a bunch of poor dusty villages like Hollywood insists in portrays in every movie.

Omg you are a walking wikipedia

The crank boxes are called "organilleros" is been since 800 hundres 65 was donated by germany after ww2

Hello werita nice to c you again.

Hola la ciudad de México es muy bonita, pero deberías conocer todos los estados para que te des una idea de lo multicultural que es nuestro país.

Tienes una forma tan honesta y clara de describir tu recorrido e impresiones de México, espero pases muchos días disfrutando las maravillas de este país. Saludos

Visita la basílica de guadaluoe..el bosque de chapultepec..y el barrio chino

I like your video, and you are such a nice person, but your need to double check your historical sources

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