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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Museum
“I'd recommend reserving an entire morning or afternoon to explore this massive area. Oh, and even if the fountain in the middle looks inviting, I wouldn't recommend running around in it...”
  • 462 locals recommend
  • 8 Experiences
Park
“Place inside the Chapultepec forest, also host the National History Museum, excellent views of Reforma Avenue and the Chapultepec forest. ”
  • 338 locals recommend
  • 29 Experiences
Art Museum
“Stunning old home where the amazing Frida Khalo grew up. You will find her bed that she died in there along with so many of her personal items. ”
  • 283 locals recommend
  • 33 Experiences
Park
“You should visit Chapultepec park which is bigger than Central Park in NYC and recently recognised as a best urban park in the world. Besides getting out of the city’s noise you will also find the historical castle (which is a must), the world famous anthropological museum, restaurants, a zoo, etc.”
  • 313 locals recommend
  • 6 Experiences
Park
“Parque Mexico is also a beautiful park to wander around, filled with lush trees and promenades perfect for strolling. It’s always a hive of activity, especially at the weekends when you can catch live music and dancers practising their moves. ”
  • 268 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“It was built in 1910 during the presidency of Porfirio Diaz to commemorate the centennial of the beginning of Mexico´s War of Independence. Stays in Reforma - one of the iconic avenues of the city. A good program is go for a walk in Reforma (there is a lot of life all the time) and see the Angel at the same time. ”
  • 204 locals recommend
  • 22 Experiences
Art Museum
“Enorme colección privada de arte Europeo y Mexicano, desde arte virreinal hasta Dalí, Picasso, Tamayo. Abre todos los días, y lo mejor de todo es gratis. El exterior es muy atractivo. Huge private collection of european and mexican art, from antique art to Dali, Picasso, Tamayo among many other famous artists around the world. Best of all, it opnes every day and if free. The exterior reflects the light in beautiful ways, especially sunsets.”
  • 161 locals recommend
Art Museum
“One of the most prominent cultural centers in Mexico City. Inagurated in 1934, the Palace of Fine Arts is best known for its murals by Diego Rivera and David Alfaro Siqueiros. On the other side of the street there is a Sears store - They have a small Roof Top called Finca Don Porfirio, where you can drink something and appreciate the amazing architecture of the building Bellas Artes.”
  • 181 locals recommend
  • 77 Experiences
Shopping Mall
“One of the most emblematic shopping centers in the City. Wide variety of stores, entertainment, and dining!”
  • 151 locals recommend
Museum
“Museo Tamayo is one of the most emblematic museums in the City... it ususally has modern art exhibits... museotamayo.org”
  • 143 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
“This National park is famous for gathering around museums, restaurants and historical buildings, a place you'd love to be in touch with nature! in the city.”
  • 167 locals recommend
  • 7 Experiences
Plaza
“If you want to buy mexican arts and crafts souvenirs from all around the country this is the place.”
  • 169 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Lovely tree-filled neighborhood full of vintage architecture, tasty cafes, hip bars, and lovely walking routes.”
  • 176 locals recommend
  • 6 Experiences
Neighbourhood
“Great place to visit while you are in Mexico City. You will find plenty of museums, historic places to visit and a variety of restaurants to get a sense of the rich Mexican food”
  • 176 locals recommend
  • 97 Experiences
Concert Hall
“Auditorio Nacional donde se realizan los espectáculos más grandes de artistas que visitan la ciudad. National Auditorium where the biggest shows are put on by artists that visit the city.”
  • 99 locals recommend
Opera House
“Impressive almost 100 years old opera house with a very cool art déco style”
  • 151 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Seafood Restaurant
“Not cheap, but by consensus one of the best (if not THE best) seafood restaurant in Mexico City. (You’ll need a reservation.)”
  • 119 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great ambience and recommended for breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks. Book in advance - Condesa neighborhood ”
  • 97 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Great choice for lunch in the city center, serving traditional Mexican dishes. More than 100 years old, Diego Rivera got married for the first time here, and the city's famous rock band Cafetacuba named themselves after this place. ”
  • 82 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“AMAZING PLACE & Good food. In the open-air courtyard of the 17th-century Downtown Mexico Hotel sits the charming Azul Historico, potentially one of the best restaurants in the city. With tall spindly trees, rough-hewn tables, and women making tortillas by hand in the corner, it's a pleasant place for a relaxing late lunch while in the Historic Center. Traditional Mexican food, like spicy and chile-laden "mole negro de oaxaca" is legendary, while the "cochinita pibil" is a classic. There are no wild flourishes here, just well-executed, elegant plates, try the enchiladas in a mild chipotle sauce filled with hibiscus flowers, the same ones used to make the tangy Jamaica drink.”
  • 83 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Ranked as #27 best restaurant 2019 of Latin America by "The World´s 50 best". Amazing Mexican and Italian dishes”
  • 115 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Considered the best bread you'll find in Mexico City and a lovely eclectic space to dine in. I go there often for treats like cinnamon rolls or baguettes. The baguette with ham and butter is amazing. It can be quite the scene on weekends. ”
  • 88 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“The history of El Parnita is local and familiar, The Martinez Acra family created a homey space void of pretense, where the specialties include tacos both innovative and satisfying. ”
  • 124 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“A public market with the format of a gourmet food hall. You can eat a variety of food and buy organic and other food products. There is a roof top to chill and drink something. - Roma neighborhood”
  • 69 locals recommend

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