Sights & Attractions in Mexico City

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Name Category Location
 
Alameda Central
Strolling around this park is a great way to break up sightseeing...
Parks Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso
The college, a colonial building with lovely patios, started...
Museums / Galleries Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Avenida Michoacán
Restaurants, cafés, and hip boutiques radiate along and out from...
Neighborhoods / Streets La Condesa and La Roma
 
Bosque de Chapultepec
This 1,600-acre green space, literally the Woods of Chapultepec...
Parks Bosque de Chapultepec and Zona Rosa
 
Casa de los Azulejos
This 17th-century masterpiece acquired its name, House of Tiles...
Houses / Mansions Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Casa Lamm Cultural Center
Inside this small mansion and national monument artists are nurtured...
Museums / Galleries La Condesa and La Roma
 
Casa Municipal (Casa de Cortés)
The place where the Aztec emperor Cuauhtémoc was held prisoner...
Information Centers San Angel and Coyoacán
 
Castillo de Chapultepec
The castle on Cerro del Chapulín (Grasshopper Hill) has borne...
Castles / Palaces Bosque de Chapultepec and Zona Rosa
 
Catedral Metropolitana
Construction on the largest and one of the oldest Latin American...
Religious Sites Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Centro Cultural de España
The Cultural Center of Spain is in the heart of the downtown...
Arts / Performance Venues Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Centro Cultural Isidro Favela
This 1681 mansion is one of the prettiest houses facing the Plaza...
Houses / Mansions San Angel and Coyoacán
 
Centro de la Imagen
This pioneering photography center, housed in a former colonial...
Arts / Performance Venues Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
El Papalote, Museo del Niño
Five theme sections compose this excellent interactive children's...
Museums / Galleries Bosque de Chapultepec and Zona Rosa
 
Ex-Convento del Carmen
Erected by Carmelite friars with the help of an Indian chieftain...
Religious Sites San Angel and Coyoacán
 
Galería Nina Menocal
Galería Nina Menocal specializes in work by Cuban artists. It's...
Museums / Galleries La Condesa and La Roma
 
Galería OMR
Tucked away in a typical Colonia Roma house, with an early-20th-century...
Museums / Galleries La Condesa and La Roma
 
Iglesia de San Francisco
On the site of Mexico's first convent (1524), this 18th-century...
Religious Sites Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Jardín Centenario
The Centenary Gardens are barely separated from the Plaza Hidalgo...
Gardens / Arboretums San Angel and Coyoacán
 
La Feria de Chapultepec
This children's amusement park has various games and more than...
Amusement Parks Bosque de Chapultepec and Zona Rosa
 
Laboratorio Arte Alameda
The facade of this refurbished building from the 1950s has a...
Museums / Galleries Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Mercado Insurgentes
Also referred to as either Mercado Zona Rosa or Mercado Londres...
Markets / Bazaars Bosque de Chapultepec and Zona Rosa
 
Mercado Sobre Ruedas
If you're in town on a Tuesday, stop by Avenida Pachuca, where...
Markets / Bazaars La Condesa and La Roma
 
Monumento a la Independencia
Known as El Angel, this Corinthian column topped by a gilt angel...
Memorials / Monuments Bosque de Chapultepec and Zona Rosa
 
Museo Casa de Leon Trotsky
Resembling an anonymous and forbidding fortress, with turrets...
Museums / Galleries San Angel and Coyoacán
 
Museo Casa Estudio Diego Rivera y Frida Kahlo
Some of Rivera's last paintings are still resting here on ready...
Museums / Galleries La Condesa and La Roma
 
Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil
The private collection here contains early murals by Orozco (with...
Museums / Galleries San Angel and Coyoacán
 
Museo de Arte Moderno
The Modern Art Museum's permanent collection has many important...
Museums / Galleries Bosque de Chapultepec and Zona Rosa
 
Museo de Arte Popular
This ultramodern museum is one of the best places to learn about...
Museums / Galleries Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Museo de Frida Kahlo
The Casa Azul (Blue House) where she was born in 1907 (not 1910...
Museums / Galleries La Condesa and La Roma
 
Museo de la Ciudad de México
The city museum is on land that was originally owned by Juan...
Museums / Galleries Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Museo del Estanquillo
In Mexico an estanquillo is a small store that sells a wide variety...
Museums / Galleries Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Museo Diego Rivera–Anahuacalli
Diego Rivera built his own museum for the thousands of pre-Columbian...
Museums / Galleries La Condesa and La Roma
 
Museo Dolores Olmedo Patiño
In Xochimilco, on the outskirts of the city, is a superb collection...
Museums / Galleries La Condesa and La Roma
 
Museo Franz Mayer
Housed in the 16th-century Hospital de San Juan de Dios, this...
Museums / Galleries Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Museo José Luis Cuevas
Installed in a refurbished former Santa Inés convent, this inviting...
Museums / Galleries Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Museo Mexicano del Diseño
This museum with a big gift shop and café features small expositions...
Museums / Galleries Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Museo Mural Diego Rivera
Diego Rivera's controversial mural Sueño de una Tarde Dominical...
Museums / Galleries La Condesa and La Roma
 
Museo Nacional de Antropología
Architect Pedro Ramírez Vázquez's outsanding design provides...
Museums / Galleries Bosque de Chapultepec and Zona Rosa
 
Museo Nacional de Arte (MUNAL)
The collections of the National Art Museum, which include more...
Museums / Galleries Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares
A huge arbol de la vida (tree of life) sculpture stands in the...
Museums / Galleries San Angel and Coyoacán
 
Museo Nacional de San Carlos
The San Carlos collection, housed in a handsome, 18th-century...
Museums / Galleries Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Museo Palacio Cultural Banamex (Palacio de Iturbide)
In 1780 this baroque palace—note the imposing door and its carved-stone...
Castles / Palaces Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo
Within its modernist shell, the sleek Rufino Tamayo Contemporary...
Museums / Galleries Bosque de Chapultepec and Zona Rosa
 
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Construction on this colossal white-marble opera house was begun...
Arts / Performance Venues Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Palacio Nacional
The grand national palace was initiated by Cortés on the site...
Government Buildings Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Palacio Postal (Dirección General de Correos)
Mexico City's main post office building, designed by Italian...
Architectural Sites Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Parque México
The designer shop Carmen Rion caps Michoacán where it meets the...
Parks La Condesa and La Roma
 
Plaza de Santo Domingo
The Aztec emperor Cuauhtémoc built a palace here, where heretics...
Squares Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Plaza San Jacinto
This welcoming plaza with a grisly history constitutes the heart...
Squares San Angel and Coyoacán
 
Templo Mayor
The ruins of the ancient hub of the Aztec empire were unearthed...
Archaeological Sites Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Torre Latinoamericana
This is Mexico City's version of the Empire State Building. It...
Architectural Sites Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Zócalo
Zócalo literally means "pedestal" or "base": in the mid-19th...
Squares Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Zoológico de Chapultepec
In the early 16th century Mexico City's zoo, in Chapultepec...
Zoos / Aquariums Bosque de Chapultepec and Zona Rosa
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