City Guide Mexico City, Mexico

Visiting Mexico City

The largest city in the world, this mammoth metropolis offers a unique blend of the old and the new. From its thousand year old buildings to its young and vibrant population, it is a fascinating destination with something to offer all who visit.

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Mexico City City Reviews

  • 80%


    Amazing city!!!

    Just fantastic! The architecture and atmosphere is incredible. Great places to eat and your never far from bars and good nightlife.

    Insider Tip:After visiting many museums get out of the city to the pyramids! A bit of fresh air and large open spaces. If you have a smartphone, download Google languages app. This allows you to use your camera and hold it up to signs which are in Spanish which translates them to your chosen language of choice. Many of the museums are in Spanish and i learnt so much more from this brilliant little app!

  • 50%


    Mexico City

    Subway is excellent: very fast, easy to navigate and amazingly cheap.Even if you're not into museums and/or art you should check out the Museo de Antropologia and the Casa Azul ( Frida Kahlo museum).Before going to any big stores for anything, especially clothes, check out the many huge street markets .You can save a bundle.

  • 80%


    3 nights Mexico city

    Fantastic city with tons to do, amazing food and really cheap. Teotihuacan and Chapultepec are amazing sites well worth a visit.

    Insider Tip:The metro is fantastic way to get around and so cheap

  • 100%


    Great weekend trip

    Can't wait to go back. It has elements of other cities we've visited such as New York, Boston, San Francisco and Montreal.

  • 100%



    you need more than a week to discover all the city. Mexico has excellent transportation system and its cheap. the food its so spicy.

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