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Mexico City, Mexico

Things To Do In Mexico City

Spanning over 1,600 acres, this sprawling park has numerous attractions including Chapultepec Castle, which now houses the National History Museum of Mexico.

Avenida Paseo de la Reforma
Mexico City DF Mexico

The Aztec Calendar Stone and famous Piedra del Sol are two of the huge attractions at this museum. Large collections of other pre-Columbian artifacts are also housed at the National Museum of Anthropology, located within the Chapultepec Forest.

Avenida Paseo de la Reforma
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 055536266

Situated along the Zocalo, this massive building houses the federal executive branch of the Mexican government. The real attractions, however, are Diego Rivera's expansive, panoramic murals on the interior walls, which depict the history of Mexico from pre-Columbian times to the modern age.

Avenida Pino Suarez, Corregidora esquina Guatemala
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 525536881255

Mexico City is home to many internationally celebrated artists, but Frida Kahlo is one of the most beloved of them all. The museum bearing her name was once Kahlo's residence, and is also known simply as The Blue House. Don't miss the unique opportunity to view some of Frida's most expressive works, displayed in the very house where she lived and painted.

Londres 247
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 55545999

There's plenty to see at this campus of the National University of Mexico, the entirety of which is yet another UNESCO World Heritage Site: 40 academic institutions, the Mexican Olympic stadium, the Central Library, and works by the city's famous muralists, for starters. Like many of Mexico City's landmarks, the campus was designed by some of the most celebrated Mexican architects.

Crripon S/n Alvaro Obregón |
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 525556221332

The Palacio de Bellas Artes (Palace of Fine Arts) represents the cultural core of Mexico City, playing host to music, dance, theatre, opera, and other performances. There are also several famous murals to see inside, and the National Museum of Architecture, which is on the top floor.

Avenida Juarez y Eje Central s/n
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 525555122593

This central plaza is the heart of the city. Because Mexico City was the capital of New Spain, its zacalo is a most impressive 10 acres surrounded by majestic 17th-century buildings. The east side of the zacalo is dominated by the Palacio National, the seat of the Mexican national government, and the Metropolitan Cathedral resides on its northern border.

Plaza de La Constitucion, Centro, Cuauhtemoc
Mexico City DF Mexico

The Diego Rivera museum has a main room with photographs, documents and mural paintings that tell the story of the life and work of this renowned Mexican artist. This museum also displays his bronze death mask cast, as well as the bronze cast of the artist's right hand. Its four temporary exhibition rooms feature works of artists whose life and style were similar to Rivera's. This is also known as the Movimiento Mural (Mural Movement), the Mexican School of Painting.

Colon S/N, Col. Centro Delegacion Cuauhtemoc
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 55215318

If the zacalo is the heart of the city, Chapultepec Park is its soul. One of the biggest city parks in the world, its 1,600 acres hold a centuries-old forest, a castle, a zoo, a lake, the National Auditorium, and Los Pinos, Mexico's presidential residence, with its lovely gardens. A number of museums, including the Museo Nacional de Antropologia, are also here.

Chapultepec Park
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 525555536381

The state-owned Auditorio Nacional is a venue for international, world-renowned performers, and is the biggest music and entertainment venue in Mexico City. Since the 1970s it has been used primarily for international music, song, dance and film festivals, fairs and exhibitions. Helpful Information: Not supported recorders, cameras or video. No food allowed. Sale of alcoholic beverages, coffee, soft drinks, food court and snacks in the lobby and sweets.

Paseo de Paseo de la Reforma # 50 Bosque de Chapultepec Del. Miguel Hidalgo
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 525553259000

This is the center of international exhibitions and conventions which represents a combination of dreams. 130 exhibitions are held annually. There is capacity for exposures from 10 to 600 booths. Axtel Business Center has 3 VIP rooms for meetings and executives. There is a loading and unloading area with 9 platforms, mounted charges. WTC Expos TV, online TV channel for dissemination of WTC exposures. There are 12 rooms designated for exhibitions.

Filadelfia S/N Colonia Napoles
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 525590009118

The Teatro Metropolitan is one of Mexico's best-known theatres. It is a sponsor of Mexico City's National Jazz Festival, and artists such as Jason Mraz, The Cranberries, Alanis Morissette, Reik, Camila, La Quinta Estacion, Ximena Sarinana, and more have given concerts in this important theatre.

Independencia 90
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 525555101035

Experience the ancient City of the Gods on a visit to the archaeological site of Teotihuacan. Your full day guided tour will highlight the complexities of Aztec treasures. You'll have the opportunity to climb the magnificent Pyramids of the Sun and Moon and see the Butterflies Temple, the Avenue of the Dead and the Temple of Quetzalcoatl.

Soak up the perfect climate of 'The City of Eternal Spring', Cuernavaca, and then enjoy a scenic drive to Taxco, the colonial silver mining city on a full day guided coach tour from Mexico City. You'll have the opportunity to purchase some of Mexico's beautiful jewelry and handicrafts as you experience the city's extraordinary Old World ambiance.

Immerse yourself in Mexico City on a tour offering something for everyone. Whether you're passionate about history and art, or just yearning for adventure, you'll travel by coach to some of Mexico City's major attractions including Chapultepec Park, the Anthropology Museum, Metropolitan Cathedral and the National Palace. All entrance fees are included and your guide will provide informative commentary on all points of interest.

The Mexico from yesterday and today, of beautiful songs and dances! Come and see the world-famous Mexico City Folkloric Ballet at the Hidalgo Theater. The dancers in their fabulous costumes and onstage energy make it the 'Best Dance Show of the World in Mexico'!

Phone: 800-008-9090

Take an archaeological adventure to several of the most important sites in Mexico City: the Plaza de las Tres Culturas, the Basilica of our Lady of Guadalupe, and the pyramids of Teotihuacan!

Travel back in time - down ancient Aztec built canals on a traditional boat. Explore the art of the beautiful University City and the history of the impressive colonial district of Coyoacan.

Mexico City, "The City of the Gods," is one of the largest cities in the world with a wealth of grand history and beauty awaiting your discovery. Enjoy the many beautiful architectural monuments of the city, with elaborate style and design.

Explore the charming cities of Cuernavaca and Taxco to discover their allure as the city of eternal springtime and the silver capital of the world.

Visit several of the area's most intriguing cultural sites including the convent of San Miguel, Puebla, the Cholula archeological zone and more. As you walk these beautiful streets, you'll be drawn in by the splendid architecture of the city.

Hit off the night with dinner at Bellini, the 45th floor rotating Restaurant showcasing breathtaking views of the city lights followed by a stroll past the monuments of the city, brilliantly illuminated by night, and a vibrant Mexican Mariachi folklore.

Phone: 888-651-9785

Visit the workshops, galleries and shops of the two famous artisan villages Tlaquepaque & Tonala.

Discover Celestun - a fisherman village with beautiful beaches surrounded by coconut palm trees and a natural inlet lagoon that hosts hundreds of flamingos and some fresh water springs.

Bellini restaurant in Mexico City offers unparalleled views of the city and is a dining experience not to be missed. The only revolving restaurant in Mexico City and the largest in the world, Bellini boasts an impressive international menu, a great atmosphere and unforgettable 360-degree views. This dining experience will be the talk of your Mexico City vacation!

Phone: 888-651-9785

See the top attractions in Mexico City and its surrounding area on this activity-filled, 5-day, 6-night tour. Spend your first day getting to know Mexico City on a hop-on hop-off tour. During the rest of your five full days, travel to many historical and cultural sites, including the Shrine of Guadalupe , the Teotihuacan Pyramids and the cities of Cuernavaca and Taxco. This comprehensive tour is an excellent and convenient way to see the historical and cultural features of Mexico City, as well as other important destinations in central Mexico.

See the vibrant Mexico City streets at night on this unique Garibaldi night tour! Visit the Zocalo (main square) to admire its illuminated monuments and continue to the famous Plaza Garibaldi, the meeting place of the Mariachis. Experience the culture of Mexico City with live music and a Mexican-style show. Special Offer - For a limited time only, save 30% off the recommended retail rate - Book Now!

Food & Drink In Mexico City

At Villa Maria you will enjoy live music together with the best in Mexican cooking in its most wonderful expression. Don't forget to enjoy the internationally famous margaritas.

Homero #704
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 525552030306

Its name is Náhuatl for "peace," but here Paxia also means contemporary Mexican food focused on fresh, regional ingredients, nueva cocina Mexicana, with a fine tequila list and South and Central American wines.

Avenida de la Paz 47, Colonia San Angel del Alvaro Obregon
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 525556166964

Jaso, the best kept secret in Mexico, offers a heavenly culinary experience in Mexico City. The culinary creations orchestrated by husband-wife team Jared Reardon and Sonia Arias seduce palates, and the exceptional wine list is from both old and new world.

88 Newton
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 525555457476

El Lago offers modern embellished architecture with ample space, a magnificent view of a lake and fountain, as well as space for special events.

2da Seccion de Bosque Chapultepec Lago Mayor
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 555-515-9585

Enrique has seventy-three years of experience in high class Mexican cuisine. The food is a combination of Mexican, Southwestern, and International and is served in a casually elegant environment.

Avenida Insurgentes Sur 4061
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 555-573-9988

Brasserie LIPP is a French brasserie in the Parisian tradition, with more than 120 years of history. It is a Mexico City favorite, serving excellent French cuisine in a cordial, friendly and distinguished atmosphere.

Andrés Bello 29
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 555-281-3434

Considered one of the best and most beautiful restaurants in Latin America, Nobu brings the prestige, elegance and delicacy of new Japanese cuisine, created by Nobuyuki Matsuhisa, to Mexico City.

Av. Paseo de Tamarindos #90
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 525591350061

Considered by many as Mexico City's premier dinning experience, Enrique Olvera offers an individualistic and insightful approach to Mexican cuisine. Pujol offers an a la carte menu, as well as a 7 course tasting menu. Our 50 seat dinning room in natural elements offers a warm setting with a casual ambiance. Food & Wine 10 Next Chef Superstars, Five Star Diamond Award, Wine Spectator Award of Excellence and AAA Four Diamond Award.

Francisco Petrarca 254
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 555-545-4111

Bokenka is a Japanese restaurant specializing in Teppanyaki using steak and Kobe beef. The restaurant offers guests the opportunity to order from the Argentinean menu of El Buen Bife Insurgentes.

Av. Insurgentes Sur 1248
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 555-488-9810

Central Brasserie is a traditional French restaurant. In this casual, contemporary environment guests feel as if they've been transported to Paris or New York.

Presidente Masaryk #123
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 525-545-5628

Harry's Masaryk is characterized by its extraordinary high quality cuisine. The kitchen is supervised by Chef Eduardo Ruiz, the regional president of the Regional Association of Master Chefs, who specializes in the reduced use of seasoning. The purpose behind this type of cooking is to allow for the natural flavors to "flourish." Se caracteriza por su extraordinaria alta calidad de su oferta gastronómica. La cocina supervisada por el chef Eduardo Ruiz, presidente regional de la asociación regional de master chefs se especializa en el uso muy reducido de condimentos. El propósito es permitir que los sabores naturales de los ingredientes que utilicemos "florezcan."

Masaryk 111
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 555-255-0139

With Kids In Mexico City

This adventure-style playground in the Chapultepec Forest has monkeys, an aviary, a petting zoo, a scaled-down railroad and wide green spaces to play on.

Avenida Paseo de la Reforma s/n
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 525-553-8025

At El Papalote, when kids get tired of touching more than 350 interactive exhibits in the Building of the Pyramids and watching IMAX movies, grownups can play until 11:00pm on Thursdays.

Avenida de los Constituyentes 268, 2a Seccion del Bosque de Chapultepec
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 525552371773

Mexican ice cream, or nieve (snow), comes in flavors Baskin never told Robbins about, like jicama-chile or hibiscus, and family-owed Roxy's scoops the best in two locations.

Tamaulipas 161 at Alfonso Reyes, Col. Condesa Av. Mazatlán 80 at Fernando Montes de Oca, Col. Condesa
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 555-256-1854

In this kid-sized village, children experience adult life by working real jobs and then choosing whether to spend or save their earned "kidzos." No, seriously, it really is fun.

Vasco de Quiroga #3800, In the Santa Fe Shopping Mall
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 525591774700

Get a feel for the city in a quick but comprehensive glimpse into all that Mexico City has to offer including the National Palace, Chapultepec Park, the Anthropology Museum and much more!

Nightlife In Mexico City

Don't miss this Coyoacan mainstay. Outside, there's a laid-back patio to kill an afternoon; inside, there's live jazz Tuesdays, rocking Wednesdays and kicking weekends.

Jardin Centenario 17 Colonia Coyoacan
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 555-658-5306

The weekend party gets started late at the upscale dance clubs Living, housed in a glorious colonial mansion in the Roma. Living has two main rooms, three lounges and three bars on two floors.

Orizaba 168, Roma
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 525555127281

A visit to Mariachi Central can be a walk on the wild side after dark these days, but dancing to street music played by guys in tight fancy pants is one for the bucket list.

Off of Eje Central Downtown
Mexico City DF Mexico

Hit off the night with dinner at Bellini, the 45th floor rotating Restaurant showcasing breathtaking views of the city lights followed by a stroll past the monuments of the city, brilliantly illuminated by night, and a vibrant Mexican Mariachi folklore.

Phone: 888-651-9785

Shopping In Mexico City

Shop like it means something. Fonda Nacional para el Fomento de las Artes (FONART) helps village craftspeople by selling their textiles, earthenware, hand-carved wooden masks, straw goods, glass and folk art.

Juarez 89 Centro Historico
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 525550936000

Empty the biggest-box store and all the fans from Estadia Azteca into several buildings, and presto! You have the city's central market, which sells everyday items, fresh produce, and chilies, chilies, chilies.

Rosario Puerta 4 Int. Nave Mayor Colonia Merced Balbuena
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 525555227250

Sundays are for shopping, especially when a vibrant outdoor market sets up along Calle Juan Salvages. Stock up for the week or browse for interesting antiques.

Allende y Juan Alvarez
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 5-255-552-6040

For once, bring the kids cool - if slightly inappropriate - T-shirts from this trendy Condesa boutique co-owned by Telenovela heartthrob Diego Luna. Naco means tacky, but oh-so uber-hip.

126-B Yautepec Colonia Juarez
Mexico City DF Mexico
Phone: 555-609-1237