Palacio de Bellas Artes

Centro Histórico

The Palace of Fine Arts cultural center was designed by the Italian architect Adamo Boari at the turn of the 20th century but wasn't inaugurated until 1934. It...

  • Art
  • Architecture
  • Performing arts
  • Museum
  • 4.9
  • 2

Frida Kahlo Museum (La Casa Azul)

Coyoacán

The Frida Kahlo Museum, also known as the Blue House, is dedicated to the life and work of one of Latin America's most renowned artists: Frida Kahlo, providing an

  • Museum
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Art
  • 4.7
  • 1

Chapultepec Park

Bosque de Chapultepec

One of the largest city parks in the Western Hemisphere measuring 1,695 acres, the Bosque de Chapultepec is compared to Paris's Bois de Boulogne or New York City's...

  • Cultural & Historical
  • Bicycle
  • Architecture
  • Various
  • Zoo
  • Water fun
  • Walking
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Park
  • Natural Attraction
  • Museum
  • Eco Tourism

Memory and Tolerance Museum

Centro Histórico

This museum takes visitors through chilling exhibitions of the worst human rights violations in history including the Nazi Holocaust and the genocides in Latin...

  • Museum
  • 4.8
  • 3

Museo Nacional de Antropologia

Bosque de Chapultepec

One of the world's most impressive collections of pre-Hispanic art and artifacts is housed in the National Museum of Anthropology in Chapultepec Park. The museum...

  • Museum
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Art
  • Architecture
  • 4.9
  • 1

Zona Rosa

Colonia Juárez

The Colonia Juárez neighborhood west of Mexico City's historic center is best known for its Zona Rosa and the gayborhood around Amberes Street. The 1985 earthquake...

  • Neighborhood
  • Food & drink
  • 4.6
  • 1

Ancient College of San Ildefonso

Centro Histórico

The Ancient College of San Ildefonso is one of the most important colonial buildings of the XVIII century, a museum and cultural center considered the birthplace of...

  • Museum
  • Art
  • 5
  • 1

Museo Rufino Tamayo

Bosque de Chapultepec

Founded by Mexican painter Rufino Tamayo in the early 1980s and the first major museum in Mexico built with private funds, this contemporary art museum has five...

  • Museum
  • 4.5
  • 1

Franz Mayer Museum

Centro Histórico

The Franz Mayer Museum, located in a former monastery and hospital building in the old city, displays Latin America's largest collection of decorative arts, amassed...

  • Museum
  • 5
  • 1

Teotihuacan Pyramids

Teotihuacan

The pre-Columbian pyramids at Teotihuacan (birthplace of the gods) is one of Mexico's largest and most impressive archaeological sites, dating back to 100 B.C....

  • Architecture
  • Cultural & Historical

Ballet Folklórico de México

Centro Histórico

The Ballet Folklórico de México celebrates the nation's traditional culture in dance. Founded in 1952 by Amalia Hernández, it has toured extensively...

  • Performing arts

Coyoacan's Market

Coyoacán

The Coyoacán Market is a colorful, traditional market with authetic Mexican food, candies, herbs and fresh produce. This is a great place to try toasted chapulines...

  • Market
  • Food & drink

Museo Nacional de Historia

Bosque de Chapultepec

Mexico's rich political history from the Spanish conquest to the Mexican Revolution is displayed at the National Museum of History, suitably and spectacularly...

  • Museum

Cycling

EcoBici, the city's bike-share network introduced in 2010, makes biking for transportation or for pleasure lots easier. The red-and-white bikes can be engaged at...

  • Bicycle

Avenida Francisco I. Madero

Centro Histórico

The pedestrian street Francisco I. Madero or simply Avenida Madero is named after an early 20th century president, but it has been bustling since earliest colonial...

  • Architecture
  • Walking
  • 4.3
  • 2

Zócalo

Centro Histórico

At 57,600 m2, the Zócalo is one of the largest squares in the world and where the Aztecs founded their capital city of Tenochtitlan. In the present day, it...

  • Architecture
  • Cultural & Historical
  • 4.2
  • 1

Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Gustavo A. Madero

The Basilica of Our Lady of Guadelupe is a Roman Catholic Church and National Shrine on the outskirts of Mexico City, near the hill where Our Lady of Guadalupe is...

  • Cultural & Historical

Six Flags Mexico

Tlalpan

Six Flags Mexico is part of the international theme park chain with the most extreme rides in Mexico, including eight roller coasters. Each year, it receives about 2

  • Amusement Park

La Marquesa National Park

State of Mexico

"La Marquesa," a nature reserve 34 km (21 miles) west of the city, has historical significance as well as popular trails for hiking, minibikes and horses. At the...

  • Eco Tourism
  • Food & drink
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Various
  • Park
  • Motor sport or tour

Antara Fashion Hall

Polanco

Antara Fashion Hall is an open-air shopping center designed by Mexican architect Javier Sordo that features upscale international brands, gourmet restaurants, a food

  • Commercial Center
  • Cinema

Chapultepec Zoo

Bosque de Chapultepec

 Chapultepec Zoo in Chapultepec Park is the second largest zoo in Mexico after Guadalajara but the best known. Founded by a biologist in 1923, it has almost...

  • Zoo

Museo Soumaya

Nuevo Polanco

The Soumaya Museum, named for the late wife of Mexico's richest man Carlos Slim, opened in 2011 in a futuristic building aglitter with 16,000 hexagonal aluminum...

  • Museum
  • Art
  • Architecture

Cumbres del Ajusco National Park

Tlalpan

The Cumbres del Ajusco - Ajusco Summits - can be seen from almost anywhere in Mexico City with peaks as high as 3,900 meters (12,795 ft). The park's pine and oak...

  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Park
  • Hiking
  • Natural Attraction
  • Eco Tourism
  • Motor sport or tour

Metropolitan Cathedral

Centro Histórico

The Metropolitan Cathedral of the Assumption of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven was begun in the 16th century on the major Aztec holy site and took nearly...

  • Cultural & Historical
  • Architecture

Museum of Popular Art

Centro Histórico

Opened in 2006 in an art deco building near the Paseo de la Reforma, the Museo de Arte Popular chronologically displays folk art from all around the country. Signage...

  • Art
  • Museum

Plaza Carso

Ampliación Granada

Built on the site of a former Vitro glass factory, Plaza Carso claims to be the largest mixed-use development in Latin America. It includes the Museo Sournaya...

  • Commercial Center
  • Museum
  • Art
  • Architecture
  • Cinema
  • Various

San Juan Market

Centro Histórico

The San Juan traditional market is one of the oldest in Mexico City, located in the city's historic center in the former warehouses of the Buen Tono cigar company. A...

  • Market
  • Various

Xochimilco Canals

Xochimilco

Exploring the ancient canals that remain of what remains of Xochimilco Lake - part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site - is a relaxing mix of nature, mariachi music and...

  • Eco Tourism
  • Park

Abraham Lincoln Aviary

Polanco

Located in the Abraham Lincoln Park in Polanco, this beautifully-landscape aviary is a great destination for bird lovers and children - home to parakeets, canaries,

  • Park

Acuario Inbursa

Miguel Hidalgo

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim spent US$19 million (250 million Mexican pesos) to build the Inbursa Aquarium, the largest aquarium in the country and one of the...

  • Eco Tourism