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Significant in Mexican History

This hospital was founded by Hernan Cortez, the conqueror of Moctezuma and the Aztec Empire. In the... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2016
Richard D
Cebu Island, Philippines
Buena cafetería, Great coffee shop!

Right at the entrance to the hospital there's a cozy coffee shop with good snacks and very... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2015
Mexico City, Mexico
via mobile
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  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
19 Jul 2018
“Don’t Waste Your Time Here”
5 Jun 2018
“A Must-See!”
This working hospital was originally constructed in the 16th century.
20 de Noviembre 86, Mexico City 06040, Mexico
Centro Histórico
52 5 5625222
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Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were in the area and looked on Trip Advisor for places to go. I’m really not sure why this place is suggested. It’s still a working hospital. There’s nothing to see here other than the statue photo and the wall behind...More

Thank Delisi
Reviewed 5 June 2018

So, I would've never stopped by this place is it wasn't for my husband (he's done a ton of reading into the Mexican/conquistador history). It's a hospital after all, and I was there to see the big museums and main sites. But this place was...More

Thank thriftywifey
Reviewed 3 April 2016

This hospital was founded by Hernan Cortez, the conqueror of Moctezuma and the Aztec Empire. In the 1800s, after Mexico's independence, the nation went through a period of anti-Spanish feeling and statues of Cortez were destroyed. And his remains were almost destroyed as well until...More

2  Thank Richard D
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Right at the entrance to the hospital there's a cozy coffee shop with good snacks and very reasonable prices. Been there a few times, good service and wifi plus printing and scanning options too. Very centric, close to hostels around the zócalo. Also serve Combos...More

Thank jonygold
Reviewed 28 December 2013

Peaceful, ancient, important. Incredible art from the 1500's. I was impressed by the fact that Cotes, who is often portrayed as a villain, used this site to build the first hospital in the Americas. And yes, they treated the indigeonous people. I was also on...More

3  Thank AniyahsPapa
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Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro
Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings
and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico
City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio
Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas
Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to
admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit
the wide variety of markets and plazas where any
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