Mexico City Things to Do

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Most Viewed Things to Do in Mexico City

  • 1. Zocalo

    The Zocalo (also known as Plaza de la Constitucion) is the main square in the historic centre of Mexico City - also the largest city square in Latin America. The main architectural treasures of the...

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  • 2. Xochimilco

    Fight that sinking sensation which you may be feeling if you have read about the slowly disappearing Mexico City by floating on the ancient canals at Xochimilco. Each weekend this World Heritage Site...

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  • 3. Teotihuacan

    I was not sure what all I wanted to do in Mexico City. I did know one thing which I found via the internet, they have Pyramids. I had booked the early morning tour due to the fact that there would be...

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  • 4. Templo Mayor

    The Templo Mayor ("Major Temple") was one of the main temples of the Aztecs in their capital city of Tenochtitlan, which is now Mexico City. It is part of the Historic Center, which was added to the...

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  • 5. Bosque de Chapultepec

    The most extensive park of Mexico is very popular among the locals and is a great place for a weekend stroll. There is lots to see and do here: among the main attractions are the monument dedicated to...

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  • 6. Museo de Antropologia

    This is probably the best-known Museum of Mexico City: treasures from all major pre-columbian cultures are collected here. Around the inner courtyard, each exibition area is dedicated to a different...

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  • 7. Bellas Artes

    I think that you learn alot just by sitting and watching people. I happen to be at the Palcio de Bella Artes and before I went into the building, I just plopped down on the steps with my bottle of...

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  • 8. Coyoacan

    Miguel Hidalgo Statue at Plaza Hidalgo. He was a Mexican Catholic Priest who rang the church bell to announce the Mexican revolution against the Spanish. Unfortunately he was captured and shot in...

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  • 9. La Zona Rosa

    La Zona Rosa literally means "the pink zone", and is the gay district in Mexico City. There are a lot of bars, dance blus, strip clubs (for the gay and the straight) places to eat and shop. It is a...

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  • 10. Torre Latinoamerica

    This tower looks a bit dated, but it has the best panoramic view in Mexico City. It is 182 meters high and has 44 levels - the viewing platform can be reached from the 42nd level via a staircase....

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  • 11. Catedral Metropolitana

    The Catedral Metropolitana - the largest church in Latin America - is located on Zocalo Square (hard to miss). It was built over a period of 300 years, starting with the spanish "conquista" and...

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  • 12. Basilica de Guadaluape

    The New Modern Basilica was constructed in 1974 because the Old Basilica is sinking. A major pylon that prevents the shrine from sinking in the unstable subsoil supports the new structure and it can...

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  • 13. Diego Rivera

    This museum is more or less dedicated to a single yet outstanding work of muralist Diego Rivera. The painting is called "Dreaming on a sunday afternoon in Parque Alameda" and is an ensemble of...

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  • 14. Plaza Garibaldi

    Yes its true that Mexico city isn't known for mariachi, but if you're not traveling to any other locations head to Garibaldi (metro stop). 5 blocks from the station there is a square where mariachi is...

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  • 15. Tres Culturas

    Just North of the city center is this Aztec Temple ruin of the aztec city of Tlatelolco. These are by far the best preserved ruins in the city. It's a bit of a walk from the nearest metro but is well...

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  • 16. Casa de los Azulejos - House of Tiles

    The Casa Azulejos is a 18th century city palace of Mexico City, located between Madero Street and Calle 5 de Mayo. This beautiful building is covered on three sides with blue & white tiles. It is...

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  • 17. Turibus

    Even though I like to explore the city by myself, this time i opted to board The Turibus which takes you pretty much everywhere and is a Hop-on - Hop-off service around the city, By the way I decided...

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  • 18. Paseo de la Reforma

    The Paseo de la Reforma is a long boulevard that connects the city centre with Chapultepec Parc. It is dotted with interesting modern architecture, for example the "Caballito" sculpture, the stock...

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  • 19. Palacio Nacional

    This baroque building on the eastern side of the Zocalo square dates back to the 16th century and was built on the site of the former Moctezuma Palace. It is to this day the residence of the Mexican...

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  • 20. Alameda Park

    Alameda is a small yet beautiful park, adiacent to the Palacio Bellas Artes and with plenty of classical statues and fountains. The most impressive element of the park is the Benito Juarez monument,...

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  • 21. Angel de la Independencia

    The Angel of Independence Monument was built to commemorate the War of Independence centennial celebrations in 1910. On top of the monument is a gold color angel that can be seen glimmering from the...

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  • 22. Museo Franz Mayer

    The bulding was built during the XVI century, and after 400 years it was a hospital convent. Nowadays shows one of the most important collections of apply arts: shows, music, teather, literature,...

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  • 23. Museo Leon Trotsky

    A few blocks away from the Blue House is the Casa/Museo Leon Trotsky, the house where the Russian revolutionary lived in exile before he was murdered by Ramon Mercader, a Stalinist. Leon Trotsky...

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  • 24. Monumento a la Revolucion

    This art-déco monument dedicated to the Mexican Revolution, is in the Plaza de la República, where the Museo Nacional de la Revolución is also located. The building was actually commissioned by...

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  • 25. Frida Kahlo Museum

    The Frida Kahlo museum is where she was born, also known as the Blue House. She was born in 1907. After she died in 1958 the Mexican like to liking her and she became Mexico icon and her house became...

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