Day of the Dead Altars and Flowers Festival in Mexico City
There will be over 70 altars - Photo: File photo/EL UNIVERSAL

Day of the Dead Altars and Flowers Festival in Mexico City

29/10/2019
19:47
EL UNIVERSAL in English/Miranda Perea
Mexico City
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The Altars and Flowers Festival in Downtown Mexico City will take place from November 1 to 3

Mexico’s Day of the Dead is just around the corner and many celebrations in Mexico City have been organized to remember those who have passed away.

To contribute to promoting Day of the Dead as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, Mexico City’s government opened a calling to build altars and flower arrangements.

The Altars and Flowers Festival in Downtown Mexico City will take place from November 1 to 3.

Do you want to celebrate Day of the Dead in Mexico City?

There will be over 70 Day of the Dead altars organized in four routes parting from Mexico City’s main square, best known as Zócalo.

There will be 37 collective and 35 individual altars, some of which are:

  • “Day of the Dead in the sky” in the Latin-American Tower’s viewpoint
  • “With the soul hanging from a thread” an altar to Francisco Toledo in the Former Iturbide Palace (Citibanamex Culture Palace)
  • National Museum of Art

Did you know you can celebrate Day of the Dead in Chapultepec park?

The altars are organized in four routes: Santo Domingo, Regina, San Ildefonso, and San Pablo. You can look for more information on the official website of Autoridad Centro Histórico. Make sure to check out the interactive map below to locate all the altars and routes.

Did you know there will be a monumental Day of the Death altar in Mexico City?

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