Travel and Transitions explores Mexico City: Downtown (The Zócalo, the Catedral Metropolitana, the Palacio Nacional, a Healing Ritual and a University dedicated to a 16th Century Female Poet)

June 22, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Latin America’s biggest cathedral: the Catedral Metropolitana. It is also at the heart of the world’s largest Catholic diocese. The wide open public space in front of the church is called the Zócalo and it is said to be the second largest public square in the world, after Red Square in Moscow. o the left side of the cathedral is the Palacio Nacional which today houses the office’s of Mexico’s president.And the Universidad Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, a former monastery dedicated to the nun of the same name who was an interesting character and lived from 1648-1695.More information can be found at
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