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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

  • 90%

    Anonymous

    great city

    It´s na amazing place. Be sure to leave at least 5 days for this city...don´t miss: Frida Kalo´s house, Cathedral, Guadalupe´s church, Teotihuacan( go by your on), Museo de Antropologia (AMAZING!!!), and so much more...

    Insider Tip:Go around withou being afraid, all and all it´s a safe city and you can get a lot of culture if you pay attention to everyday life. I would definitely go back.

  • 70%

    Anonymous

    Amazing city and friendly people

    there are quite some very good musuems there, and the antropologia is the undoubtly the best. people there are so friendly, they may change your impression to mexico that you had before you left your own country.

  • 100%

    Chlsyrhd

    I began my trip to South America with a small stopover in Mexico. I did not expect to love it as much as I did. The zócalo had a military display while I was there, so the amount of military personnel along with police officers made everywhere feel very safe. The metro is fantastically easy to use and very clean. I occassionally would use it at night, as a solo female, and I never felt in danger. The day trips from the city are also fantastic. I went to Teotihuacan, Taxco and Puebla.

    Insider Tip:There is a taqueria near the zocalo with open sides and silver seats. They have mango habanero salsa there. Put it on your pork taco and you will probably be dreaming about it for months after like I have.

  • 90%

    foofede

    Amazing city

    Great city, lots of culture and lots of nightlife. It's a pitty they have so much pollution because it would be so much nicer with a clean air. The museums are amazing and (i don't really know if this is true) it's the city with the most of them in the world.

    Insider Tip:If you're going to a boat ride in Xochimilco, haggle the price because they tend to start WAY higher to what the ride it's supposed to be.

  • 80%

    Anonymous

    Definitely go back

    Only had a weekend in Mexico City so decided to take the Tourist Bus in order to get our bearings. Due to traffic the trip took about 4 hours but I really enjoyed passing some of the neighbourhoods and next time will now know which ones to stop over at - Coyocan and Condesa for sure. Spent Friday night to Sunday there and only spent approx. $200 AUD including museum entries, accommodation, food etc. Could spend weeks here and do something different every time, can't wait to go back!

    Insider Tip:Tourist bus said it would take 2.5 hours for one loop but ended up taking 4 - Mexico City traffic changes everything so be flexible and don't work to a schedule too much. Eat where the locals eat for cheaper eats and more authentic food.

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