Plaza de las Tres Culturas

The many phases of construction. Several phases of the Aztec temple destroyed after the conquest of Cortes. 16th century church built from the stones of the Aztec temple

Detail of a dated panel

Steps of the church damaged by the 1985 earthquake


On the 2nd October 1968, an unknown number of students were massacred in the plaza by the Mexican army and police. 10 days later Mexico held the opening ceremony for the 1968 Olympics.