The 17th Century Palacio Nacional ( Federal Government Palace ) is one of the many magnificent buildings surrounding the massive Zocalo Main Square in the Centro Historico of downtown Mexico City.
The impressive Angel Monument, a symbol of Mexico's independent spirit, is the landmark greeting visitors to Mexico City's trendy Zona Rosa ( Pink Zone ) area, which is where many gay bars and gay-owned businesses are located.
One of the hot strippers that perform nightly at the infamous El Vaquero cowboy and leather bar in Mexico City -- one of the oldest gay bars in Mexico. Aye Caramba!
One of the most beautiful buildings in the world is the impressive Palacio de Bellas Artes ( Fine Arts Palace ), an Opera House constructed in the early 1900s that is home to the famous Ballet Folklorico de Mexico.
A group of ARCO IRIS tourists gather for a picture in front of the entrance to the Teotihuacan City of Pyramids where the ancient Aztecs first settled. A trip to Teotihuacan is part of the Mexico City Gay Pride Tour every June.
Jim climbs to the top of one of the massive pyramids at the Teotihuacan City of Pyramids for an excellent view of the surrounding area. A trip to Teotihuacan is part of Mexico City Gay Pride Tour every June.
The entrance to the 1,600-acre Chapultepec Park is guarded by the Monumento a los Ninos Heroes ( Monument to the Boy Heros ). The six marble columns symbolize six boys who jumped to their deaths from the Chapultepec Castle when the Americans invaded Mexico during the Spanish-American War.
An ARCO IRIS tour group takes a tranquil gondola ride on the ancient canals of Xochimilco, a community in south Mexico City that represents the way the city looked in the 15th and 16th centuries when it was covered with water.
Another massive monument commemorates the independent spirit of the Mexican people. Mexico City is full of statues and monuments and fountains as a symbol of the city's appreciation of culture.
The 47-story Torre LatinoAmericana -- once the tallest building in Latin America -- can be seen from many points in Mexico City. This highrise office building has an Observatory Deck with one of the best aerial views of the world's largest city.