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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...”
  • 467 locals recommend
Park
“Excellent and beautiful historic castle to learn Mexican history. Also the park and Forrest is great to have a bite and walk. ”
  • 342 locals recommend
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. ”
  • 286 locals recommend
Park
“Bosque de Chapultepec its located within 13 km from Paradox Santa Fe. Is one of the largest city parks in the Western Hemisphere, measuring in total just over 686 hectares. Centered on a rock formation called Chapultepec Hill, one of the park's main functions is an ecological space in Mexico City. It is considered the first and most important of Mexico City's "lungs", with trees that replenish oxygen to the Valley of Mexico. The park area has been inhabited and considered a landmark since the Pre-Columbian era, when it became a retreat for Aztec rulers. In the colonial period, Chapultepec Castle was built here, eventually becoming the official residence of Mexican heads of state. It would remain so until 1940, when it was moved to another part of the park called Los Pinos. Bosque de Chapultepec is divided into three sections, with the first section being the oldest and most visited. This section contains most of the park's attractions including the castle, the Chapultepec Zoo, the Museum of Anthropology, and the Rufino Tamayo Museum, among others. It receives an estimated 15 million visitors per year. This prompted the need for major rehabilitation efforts that began in 2005 and ended in 2010. The government has authorized the construction of business, offices and big parking lots for cars.”
  • 323 locals recommend
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
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.”
  • 169 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. ”
  • 209 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.”
  • 184 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“One of the most emblematic shopping centers in the City. Wide variety of stores, entertainment, and dining!”
  • 154 locals recommend
Athletics & Sports
“Quiet place to go and do exercise and get out of the city’s noise. It is also close to new shopping malls where you can find good options to eat and relax”
  • 144 locals recommend
Plaza
“If you want to buy mexican arts and crafts souvenirs from all around the country this is the place.”
  • 172 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.”
  • 168 locals recommend
Museum
“Museo Tamayo is one of the most emblematic museums in the City... it ususally has modern art exhibits... museotamayo.org”
  • 144 locals recommend
History Museum
“The Great Temple or Great Temple of Mexico is an enclosure that includes a series of constructions, buildings, towers and a patio, the physical space where they were located, surrounded by a wall that had doors that gave access to the main roads of the city. .”
  • 107 locals recommend
Opera House
“Impressive almost 100 years old opera house with a very cool art déco style”
  • 151 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“This neighbourhood is so cool , most of the people say it’s so hipster, I don’t know what it is , but I love it. ”
  • 182 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.)”
  • 120 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Must see in the heart of the city. With different options to enjoy Mexican and many other choices of food.”
  • 71 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
Restaurant
“Our best recommendation for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It is totally a must. ”
  • 99 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Ranked as #27 best restaurant 2019 of Latin America by "The World´s 50 best". Amazing Mexican and Italian dishes”
  • 116 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. ”
  • 125 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. ”
  • 89 locals recommend
Bistro
“One of the best gourmet mexican dinner places nearby. Only by appointment, check the prices before booking.”
  • 101 locals recommend

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