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One of Mexico City's more upscale neighborhoods with a variety of...

One of Mexico City's more upscale neighborhoods with a variety of interesting shops and quality restaurants.

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A bit of everything in one neighbourhood of Mexico City

it is the upscale neighbourhood for Hotels, restaurants, fancy stores, and Museums...all in one area, it is pretty safe during the day,....but always be careful, the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Panama City, Panama

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Panama City, Panama
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391 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

it is the upscale neighbourhood for Hotels, restaurants, fancy stores, and Museums...all in one area, it is pretty safe during the day,....but always be careful, the Antropological Museum, Tamayo and Soumaya museums are also here....if you cannot afford the hotels, do go there to walk and see the trendiest area of town.

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When I think of Polanco, I think of the Virgilio and surrounding streets, which have a high concentration of restaurants and sidewalk cafes. Although we found a few quite eateries, most of the restaurants are bars that serve food. Polanco is a safe place to walk and a nice place to window shop. Then for a rest is Lincoln Park,... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Polanco is perhaps the trendiest neighborhood in Mexico City with upscale shopping and restaurants. I compare it with the upper east side here in NYC but with a flavor of the west side. Its a safe neighborhood to walk. Polanco is modern and hosts the best hotels in the entire city, JW Marriott, Hyatt, Intercontinental. Places for shopping like Palacio... More 

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Playa del Carmen
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

if you want to visit the upper crust of DF, this is the place. Great shopping and upscale restaurants to enjoy and great to walk and people watch

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best area to combine food and walking in Mexico City. Many great hotels, restaurants, and boutiques. Relatively safe (walk in pairs and not late at night). Good vibe and energy. Easy to get to most museums.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Polanco is the most sophisticated neighborhood of lively DF. Beautiful avenues, expensive shops and restaurants, like many others in the world. But what is absolutely original here are the names of its´ streets! Many (really lots) of them carry names of philosophers ans scientists. It´s really fun! You can find yoursef on the corner of Newton and Kepler for example... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A region of the city that, from what my guide said, is owned by Mexican mega-millionaire Carlos Slim, who has built not just one, but two art museums here to hold his private art colletcion. (His Museuo Jumex is a sight to behold -- amazing architecture.) The farther out you go from "civilization," the more monolithic and futuristic the architecture... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved mexico city but I didn't always feel safe. The city has 21 million people and almost no beggars - an achievement in itself - the Mexican people are very industrious - but you see armed guards with shot guns at any location you might find money - and bus loads of police are always going somewhere. So when... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on ou walk from the bosque to the Jumex Museum. What a great neighborhood. Upscale. Friendly. Accessible. We sat here noting that it was better than any neighborhood that we saw last month in Buenos Aires. Low on the graffiti and high on the options. Certainly worth the walk or cab ride.

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Rhinebeck, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

High class commercial neighborhood with some very nice contemporary architecture (check out the green walls!) expensive boutiques (including international luxury brands) and some very very good restaurants -- expensive by local standards but moderate or cheap compared to NY or Paris.

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Poshness defines Polanco, this wealthy neighborhood retains elegance unmatched elsewhere in Distrito Federal. Brunch in the Polanquito area, then keep up with the latest fashion trends in luxury boutiques around every corner. Top it off with beautiful cafés and restaurants that surround Lincoln Park, a treat to the senses thanks to the art decó architecture and high quality gourmet cuisine found here.