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  • 1. Museo de Frida Kahlo

    Col. Coyoacán | Museum/Gallery

    The Casa Azul (Blue House) where she was born in 1907 (not 1910, as she wanted people to believe) and died 47 years later is both museum and...Read More

  • 2. Museo Dolores Olmedo Patiño


    In Xochimilco, on the outskirts of the city, is a superb collection of paintings by Frida Kahlo and the largest private collection of works...Read More

  • 3. Museo Nacional de Antropología


    Architect Pedro Ramírez Vázquez's outsanding design provides the proper home for one of the finest archaeological collections in the world....Read More

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  • 4. Palacio Nacional

    Centro | Government Building

    The grand national palace was initiated by Cortés on the site of Moctezuma's home and remodeled by the viceroys. Its current form dates from...Read More

  • 5. Templo Mayor

    Centro | Archaeological Site/Ruins

    The ruins of the ancient hub of the Aztec empire were unearthed accidentally in 1978 by telephone repairmen, and have since been turned into...Read More

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  • 6. Acuario Inbursa

    Col. Ampliación Granada | Zoo/Aquarium

    This new Mexico City attraction has been a hit since it opened in June 2014, attracting long lines of people hungry to see the largest aquarium...Read More

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  • 7. Alameda Central


    Strolling around this park is a great way to break up sightseeing in the neighborhood. During the week it's quite lively. You'll be able to...Read More

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  • 8. Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso

    Centro | Museum/Gallery

    The college, a colonial building with lovely patios, started out in the 18th century as a Jesuit school for the sons of wealthy Mexicans. Frida...Read More

  • 9. Avenida Alvaro Obregon

    Col. Roma | Neighborhood/Street

    Roma's main boulevard is wide and tree lined, with a central promenade that's studded with sculptures and fountains. With dozens of restaurants...Read More

  • 10. Avenida Michoacán

    Col. Condesa | Neighborhood/Street

    Restaurants, cafés, and hip boutiques radiate along and out from La Condesa's main drag, Avenida Michoacán. It's a great place for a break from...Read More

  • 11. Bosque de Chapultepec


    This 1,600-acre green space, literally the Woods of Chapultepec, draws hordes of families on weekend outings, cyclists, joggers, and horseback...Read More

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  • 12. Cafe Toscano

    Col. Condesa | Neighborhood/Street

    Stop to sip coffee and watch the world go by at this popular café. With patio seating and a prime location in the heart of the neighborhood...Read More

  • 13. Casa de los Azulejos

    Centro | House/Mansion/Villa

    This 17th-century masterpiece acquired its name, House of Tiles, from its elaborate tile work. The dazzling designs, along with the facade's...Read More

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  • 14. Casa Lamm Cultural Center

    Col. Roma | Museum/Gallery

    Inside this small mansion and national monument artists are nurtured and browsers are welcomed with three exhibition spaces, a library, a bookstore...Read More

  • 15. Casa Luis Barragán

    Col. Daniel Garza | Museum/Gallery

    Casa Luis Barragán. As you travel through the capital, it would be nearly impossible to note all of the architectural styles, since there are...Read More

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  • 16. Casa Municipal (Casa de Cortés)

    Col. Coyoacán | Information Center

    The place where the Aztec emperor Cuauhtémoc was held prisoner by Cortés is reputed to have been rebuilt in the 18th century from the stones...Read More

  • 17. Castillo de Chapultepec


    The castle on Cerro del Chapulín (Grasshopper Hill) has borne witness to all the turbulence and grandeur of Mexican history. In its earliest...Read More

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  • 18. Catedral Metropolitana

    Centro | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Construction on the largest and one of the oldest Latin American cathedrals began in the late 16th century and continued intermittently throughout...Read More

  • 19. Centro Cultural Bella y Librería Fonda de Cultura Económica Rosario Castellanos

    Col. Condesa | Store/Shop/Mall

    The Centro Cultural Bella y Librería Fonda de Cultura Económica Rosario Castellanos is a Condesa cultural center. With more than 250,000 books...Read More

  • 20. Centro Cultural de España

    Centro | Arts/Performance Venue

    The Cultural Center of Spain is in the heart of the downtown area. It was built in an area that Hernán Cortés himself assigned to his butler...Read More

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