GET TO KNOW THE CITY2020-10-05T20:29:20-05:00

GET TO KNOW THE CITY

Mexico is majestic, imposing, and magical. Take advantage of your stay in Mexico City and don’t miss out on visiting the most enigmatic places visited by people from all over the world.

Here is a list of places you don´t want to miss:


The Plaza de la Constitución, informally known as El Zócalo, is the main square of Mexico City. Along with the surrounding streets. This is the second largest plaza in the world and the first among Spanish-speaking countries. The Zócalo is located in the heart of the area known as the Historic Center of Mexico City. It is surrounded by the Metropolitan Cathedral of Mexico City to the north, the National Palace to the east, the Old City Hall and the Government Building to the south, and to the west by commercial, administrative buildings and hotels. In the northeast corner of the square, you will find the Museo del Templo Mayor, Plaza Manuel Gamio, as well as the Zócalo station of Metro Line 2.


Chapultepec is the great iconic forest of Mexico City. It’s the family outing for the weekend. The place to do sports. The scene of youthful love affairs. Kilometers of trails, lakes, the Castle , the Zoo , the Fair , the parks and even a cemetery. In addition to the great art and culture venues: the Museum of Modern Art , the Tamayo Museum and the National Museum of Anthropology , together with the National Auditorium and the Luis Barragán Studio , are unmissable appointments in the city.


Xochimilco are chinampas, trajineras, museums, flower and plant markets, parishes, parks and forests. The Xochimilco canals and the traditional chinampa cultivation system are Cultural Heritage of Humanity. From its ten piers, more than 200 colorful trajineras leave to tour the canals, whose routes reach the chinampas or the Island of the Dolls . Along the way, the visitor can eat, celebrate with family or friends, sing with a mariachi, or simply enjoy the beautiful landscape. There are few things in Mexico City as traditional as this one.

In this lake, the axolotl, is the original amphibian of this lake, it is in critical danger of extinction due to the deterioration of its habitat.


The Inbursa Aquarium is the largest in the country, it is located in the Polanco area, as part of the set of attractions in the Plaza Carso. The Soumaya Museum and the Telcel Theater are located directly in front of the Aquarium. Throughout its four underground floors, the Inbursa Aquarium comprises the exhibition of different scenarios of maritime life. Among these are: the bottom of the ocean or oceanarium, mangroves, corals and reefs as well as beach areas, etc. The Inbursa Aquarium displays more than 5,000 individuals belonging to 230 different species. These are distributed in almost 50 exhibits with an adapted habitat within more than 16 million liters of water from the Gulf of Mexico.


The Arena México , located in the Colonia Doctores in Mexico City, is considered the Cathedral of Mexican wrestling, since the most important matches of this sport have taken place inside. The greatest figures of national wrestling and many international stars have paraded on this site, who have collaborated to establish a day dedicated to spectacle sports in our country.


The Basilica of Guadalupe is the second most visited Catholic temple in the world, after Saint Peter. Every year it receives 40 million visitors, including pilgrims and tourists. Every day thousands of people go up the Calzada de Guadalupe on pilgrimage. They come from all the neighborhoods of the city, from all the cities and towns of Mexico, and also from all over the world.


Six Flags Mexico is a park of entertainment located in Mexico City. It receives millions of visitors every year, making it the most visited theme park in Latin America. It is also the first Six Flags park to open outside the United States and Canada, belonging to the Six Flags, Inc. chain and based in the City of New York, It is located south of Mexico City on the slopes of the Ajusco, in the Colonia Héroes de Padierna of the Tlalpan Delegation.


The Palacio de Bellas Artes is a cultural venue located in the Historic Center of Mexico City, considered the most important in the manifestation of the arts in Mexico and one of the most renowned opera houses in the world.

This has been the scene and witness of shocking artistic, social and political events; Its construction dates from the end of the mandate of Porfirio Díaz by order of the Mexican president on the occasion of the celebration of the centenary of the beginning of the Independence of Mexico, however it was inaugurated until November 29, 1934 after the outbreak of the Mexican Revolution. As an institution, it depends on the National Institute of Fine Arts (INBA) part of the Ministry of Culture of the federal government. In 1987 it was declared by Unesco as a world heritage monument.


Go through Coyoacán in the mornings with a good coffee and feel the tranquility and magic of its environment; walk it at noon or in the afternoon and you will observe its artistic and popular colors; or walk it at night and you will enjoy its sounds, its music, the exclusivity of its corners, the charm of its streets, alleys and emblematic places, surrounded by viceregal houses, cultural centers, restaurants, bookstores, galleries and craft houses.


This beautiful park located in the historic center of Mexico City is an excellent place to enjoy a moment of relaxation with the family while you rest between one tourist excursion and another.

The Alameda Central is an old park that takes its name from the poplars that were planted here to provide a green recreational space for the residents of Mexico City. Stroll the trails, now lined with ash and willow trees, to appreciate the calm of this refuge in the heart of the city.


In pre-Hispanic times, it was one of the largest in the world and it continues to surprise us today. Visit this place and fall in love with part of our great past. The Teotihuacan culture dates back to approximately 400 BC, but had its heyday between AD 100 and 550 AD Teotihuacán, or the place where men become gods, reached an area of ​​23 square kilometers and between 150 thousand and 200 thousand inhabitants. During your tour you can take advantage of a hot air balloon ride and contemplate the City of the Gods in its splendor, or eat at “La Grotta”, a restaurant that is located in the archaeological zone, visit the museums, go for a bike ride or camp accompanied by your friends or family.

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