Sights & Attractions in Mexico City

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Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso
The college, a colonial building with lovely patios, started out...
Museums / Galleries Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Casa de los Azulejos
This 17th-century masterpiece acquired its name, House of Tiles...
Houses / Mansions Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
Casa Municipal (Casa de Cortés)
The place where the Aztec emperor Cuauhtémoc was held prisoner...
Information Centers San Angel and Coyoacán
 
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
 
Iglesia de San Francisco
On the site of Mexico's first convent (1524), this 18th-century...
Religious Sites Centro Histórico and Alameda Central
 
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
 
Museo Casa de Leon Trotsky
Resembling an anonymous and forbidding fortress, with turrets...
Museums / Galleries San Angel and Coyoacán
 
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 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 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 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
 
Plaza de Santo Domingo
The Aztec emperor Cuauhtémoc built a palace here, where heretics...
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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