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

  • 100%


    Mexico Lindo

    Once again the perception that family and friends gave me, were totally wrong. The locals were kind and extremely helpful with advice on current activities and locations of attractions. The air was clean and the breeze was fresh. I would recommend at least seven full days to get a decent feel of the city. The food was spectacular with spectacular variety to choose from.

    Insider Tip:Hop on the Turibus to see all the important sites.

  • 80%


    Staying in DF

    Highly recommend a visit to Mexico City - there is so much to see and do here. The metro makes it very easy to get around, although crowded at times it doesn't feel unsafe. Many museums are free to visit on a Sunday too. The artesan craft market is a must see, best place to shop for mexican crafts - and make sure you visit Teotihuacan, the ancient site about 1hr out of the city.

    Insider Tip:If you like street art, step out of the norm and pay a visit to the Museo del Jugete (Toy Museum) - there is lots of beautiful street art to be seen in the area and the museum itself is quirky and fun!

  • 80%


    7 days in DF

    I am happy we decided to spend 7 full days there in our backpacking trip around Mexico. Definitely lots of thing to see and do. Go to Coyacan (frida, crazy squirrels, great bars), Teotihuacan piramids, Xochimilco, the food markets...

    Insider Tip:sometimes the metro if really packed but it is easy to get around. get a ravel card - it can be topped up as you go, easier than getting a single ticket every time.

  • 80%


    Lots ot things to do. Felt much safer than i had been led to believe prior to the trip. All the people are so lovely and warm! Probably best to exercise some caution after dark though - travel in packs. Some locals were saying that they darent travel alone after dark and that things can get a bit hairy sometimes. But if youre sensible you should be fine.

    Insider Tip:Take the subway! its so quick and cheap and easy!

  • 90%


    Very interesting place to visit

    Although it's a huge city, it has so many interesting characters to it. There are modern and fancy part of town, laid back and artsy part of town, busy and famous party of town. you can easily spend a whole week to explore the city and the surrounding area. Teotihuacan, Frida Kahlo museum and Zocalo were the highlight of my visit. Zona Losa and La Condesa were areas with great night life.

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