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Best Day Trips from Mexico City

By Viator, March 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 5 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

One of the largest metropolitan areas in the world, Mexico City is not only the capital of Mexico, but also its cultural, educational and financial hub. Its historic center city is home to many of ...  Read more

3 Days in Mexico City: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, March 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 58 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Vast Mexico City is a metropolis of epic proportions, a densely populated valley of broad, shady boulevards, vast and crowded markets, skyscraper-studded business districts, and quiet Spanish ...  Read more

Mexico City's Aztec History

By Viator, April 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 10 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Massive Mexico City has been a power since at least the 13th century, when the awe-inspiring island metropolis of stone fortresses and lush canals was called Tenochtitlán. It was the seat of ...  Read more

Mexican Cuisine

By Viator, February 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 7 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Throughout the world, the special blend of Mesoamerican and European cooking (primarily Spanish influence) has led to one of the world’s most popular food stuffs. Officially a UNESCO-recognized item ...  Read more

Cinco de Mayo in Mexico City

By Viator, March 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 69 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Mexico City is known for its fun-loving good times, and the annual Independence Day celebration of Cinco de Mayo is no exception. It was only a few miles away in the neighboring city of Puebla that ...  Read more

Day of the Dead

By Viator, October 2013

Originating as an ancient Aztec custom, the Day of the Dead holiday (or Dia de los Muertos) is revered throughout Central America as something of a heady mix between carnival and day of ...  Read more

The Best Museums in Mexico City

By Paige , Nicaragua, September 2012

Mexico City is a cultural hub upon which MesoAmerica turns, home to more than 20 million people (in the metropolitan area), 100 major art galleries, the third largest number of theaters in the ...  Read more

Day Trips from Mexico City

By Laura , USA, August 2012

Mexico City makes a great base for exploring more of Mexico’s central highland region. Visitors who venture beyond city limits will find colonial towns, ancient archaeological sites and spectacular ...  Read more

Chapultepec Park, the Largest City Park in Latin America

By Paige , Nicaragua, June 2012

At the center of enormous and chaotic Mexico City, lies a 686-hectare (1695-acre) shady sanctuary of quiet lagoons, groves of trees and grassy expanses covered with families having picnics during the ...  Read more

Reflections on the Past, Written in Lights

By Paige , Nicaragua, August 2011

The Plaza of Three Cultures is weighted with history. It is fitting that the heart of Mexico City’s Tlatelolco neighborhood is now a place of artistic intent and understanding. The plaza sits atop ...  Read more

The "Colossal Masterworks of the Olmeca World" Return Home to Mexico City

By Paige , Nicaragua, July 2011

Centuries before the Mayans erected their first stone pyramid, and millennia before the Aztecs arrived in what's now Mexico City, a far older civilization began laying the foundations for the rich ...  Read more

Tula from Mexico City

By Viator, April 2011

Near the town of Tula de Allende lie the ruins of Tollan, capital of the Toltec empire that thrived from the 9th through the 12th centuries. The Toltecs were known for their military prowess, ...  Read more

New Museo Soumaya

By Mexico Expert: ...  , Mexico, March 2011

Originally in the south of Mexico City this museum will open to the public the last Monday of March. It was constructed expressly to hold Carlos Slim's art collection (over 60,000 pieces) and will ...  Read more

Telecom Tycoon Opens Fabulous, Free Art Museum in Mexico City

By Paige , Nicaragua, March 2011

Rising dramatically from Mexico City’s posh Polanco District is a gleaming, new, curvaceous structure unlike anything this architecturally innovative city has seen. It is a brand new art museum, ...  Read more

Mexican Pop Culture

By Viator, February 2014

Tours & Tickets

The traditional culture of Mexico prevails even in modern times, but to learn more about what life is like in Mexico now, visitors should also check out some of the country’s popular culture ...  Read more

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