Calzada México-Tacuba

The Calzada México-Tacuba—the causeway leading to Tacuba in the west—dates from well before the arrival of the Spanish in 1519. One of the three major causeways that connected the island city of Tenochtitlan with the mainland, it's still fascinating along nearly all six kilometres.

Within Mexico City, in the Historic Center, the Calzada is called Calle Tacuba. Passing out of the Center, it takes on the following names:

• Avenida Hidalgo
• The Calzada México-Tenochtitlan (the former Puente de Alvarado)
• Rio de San Cosme
Finally, the avenue is called simply the Calzada México-Tacuba

Of course, the causeway led out of the City and into the heart of Tacuba. At the same time, it's lead into the very heart of Mexico City, too. That's the point of the video and the places listed.

When you're in Mexico City next, stop by here and you'll see that it's only continued to grow more fascinating.

Tree of the Victorious Night

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Palacio de Bellas Artes

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Sanctorum Church & Graveyard

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The Pulque Museum: Museo del Pulque y las Pulquerías

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Plaza San Carlos – Parque Tabacalera

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San Joaquín de Tacuba, Temple and Monastery

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Mercado Argentina

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Church of Santa Veracruz

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Capilla Británica – Centro Cultural Juan Ruíz de Alarcón

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Mercado de San Cosme

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Temple of San Hipólito & San Casciano

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San Antonio de las Huertas Temple

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Metro Panteones

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Metro Tacuba

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Metro Cuitlahuac

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Metro Popotla

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Metro Colegio Militar

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Metro Normal

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Metro San Cosme

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Metro Revolucion

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The Printmaking Museum: Museo Nacional de la Estampa

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Franz Mayer Museum (Museo Franz Mayer)

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Merced de las Huertas Chapel

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Museo Kaluz

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