Mexico City is one of the most enjoyable destinations around the globe, it has a lot of places you can visit, one of them is the historic center, better known as the Zocalo. An interesting fact is that Mexico City is the city with more museums in it, with a list of 150 more or less, so, we are sure you will have something to do. Also, Mexico City is both the oldest capital city in the America’s and one of two founded by native Americans (This last, along with Quito in Ecuador).
So, enough with preamble… we are here to give you a hint of 5 things you can do in Mexico City.
Frida Kahlo Museum:
Also known as The Blue House, for the blue walls on the outside, this museum is dedicated to the life and work of Frida Kahlo, this house is the birthplace of the artist and also the house where Frida and Diego Rivera lived for a number of years. The museum contains a collection of artwork by Frida, Diego and other artists which are displayed in the rooms of the house. You can get tickets to visit this place by booking with us a complete guided tour.
Located in the Bosque de Chapultepec, the Chapultepec Museum is a MUST do in your itinerary, the first thing to say is that it is a CASTLE that houses a big part of presidential pieces along Mexico’s history. In it, you will appreciate presidential clothes, cars, letters, history of the Mexican flag and completely restored rooms where the most representative presidents lived. Besides the museum, Bosque de Chapultepec is like a big park un the middle of the city with one of the most popular zoo’s in the country, where you can appreciate a lot of animal species like Koalas, Pandas, Lions, Rhinos and much more. Definitely, Chapultepec Museum in Bosque the Chapultepec is a place where you can enjoy a lot of family activities.
Historic Center, also known as Zocalo of the City.
This is one of the most representative places in all the country because it houses a lot of historical monuments such as the Government Palace dressed with Diego Rivera’s paintings on its walls, the very famous City Cathedral and an ancient Aztec temple… all in one place! Then, you can walk a few blocks to get to the Torre Latinoamericana, which is the tallest building in the city, recognized by its solid structure and innovation when it was built. Tourist access is allowed to get to the top and admire the whole city in its greatness.
Paseo de la Reforma.
Paseo de la Reforma is the most iconic avenue in the country, because it has the Angel de la Independencia, a beautiful and full of hope statue inaugurated in 1910 by Porfirio Diaz. This is a very important monument because it represents the effort and honor of our heroes and also gives shelter to their mortal remains. Then, after you visit the monument, you can take a stress out walk through the avenue.
Just a few minutes away from the city, you fill get to the mystical Teotihuacan. In this archaeological site, you can take a tour to the pyramid of the sun and the pyramid of the moon… be sure to carry some water and a lot of air in your lungs! It is a very interesting personal record to beat when you climb both of them. If you get there by dawn, you can appreciate the hot air balloon show in the skies.
Those where just a few things and tours you can take or visit while you stay in Mexico City. Don’t forget to take a look at all the tours we have to offer so you miss the less of these activities!
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