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Ranked #31 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Category: Museums
The headquarters of the city's postal service, this huge castle-like structure is a striking architectural site.
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Ranked #32 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Nature and Parks
A large pine forest with a 17th-century Carmelite convent.
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$47* and up
Ranked #33 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
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Ranked #34 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Selected artists gather at this city square to display and sell their works.
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Ranked #35 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Category: Museums
Built in the 18th century, this large home provides visitors a look a traditional baroque architecture.
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Ranked #36 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
Arena Coliseo features Mexican-style masked Lucha Libre wrestlers.
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$146* and up
Ranked #37 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: Dolphin Discovery Mexico City brings you adrenaline! Live the dream of swimming with dolphins and experience the thrill of... more » Owner description: Dolphin Discovery Mexico City brings you adrenaline! Live the dream of swimming with dolphins and experience the thrill of Six Flags for a full day of adventure! « less
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Ranked #38 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Museums
Owner description: The preserved home of Mexican architect Luis Barragán allows visitors to view a primary example of his famous architectural... more » Owner description: The preserved home of Mexican architect Luis Barragán allows visitors to view a primary example of his famous architectural style. « less
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Ranked #39 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
This hotel has an exquisitely ornate lobby.
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$59* and up
Ranked #40 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
One of Mexico City's more upscale neighborhoods with a variety of interesting shops and quality restaurants.
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Ranked #41 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Category: ; History Museums; Museums
Owner description: Located in an old mansion, this museum chronicles the history of Mexico's capital city from the time before European contact... more » Owner description: Located in an old mansion, this museum chronicles the history of Mexico's capital city from the time before European contact to present day. « less
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Ranked #42 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Category: Architectural Buildings; Aquariums; Lookouts
Owner description: On a clear day, visitors can take in a spectacular view from this skyscraper's observation decks and visit the highest... more » Owner description: On a clear day, visitors can take in a spectacular view from this skyscraper's observation decks and visit the highest aquarium in the world, located on the 38th floor. « less
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Ranked #43 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #44 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Category: Playgrounds
Owner description: KidZania es un concepto 100% mexicano de “eduentretenimiento” donde los niños de 4 a 16 años de edad juegan a ser adultos en... more » Owner description: KidZania es un concepto 100% mexicano de “eduentretenimiento” donde los niños de 4 a 16 años de edad juegan a ser adultos en una ciudad a escala. « less
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Ranked #45 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Category: Libraries; Traveler Resources
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Ranked #46 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Museums; History Museums; Natural History Museums; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Located in the Castle of Chapultepec, a structure which has served as everything from a military academy to the home of the... more » Owner description: Located in the Castle of Chapultepec, a structure which has served as everything from a military academy to the home of the Mexican president, this museum specializes in Mexican art and culture. « less
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Ranked #47 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Category: Museums
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Ranked #48 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
A 16th-century church known for its well-preserved artwork.
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Ranked #49 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Category: Other
Go for a half-hour ride in a hot-air balloon.
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Ranked #50 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
This recently opened Six Flags is the first in Latin America.
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Ranked #51 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Category: Neighborhoods; Nature/ Wildlife Areas

Condesa usually refers to an area comprised of three Mexico City neighborhoods or Colonias, Condesa, Hipodromo, and Hipodromo Condesa.   It is often refered to as the Soho of... more »

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Ranked #52 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Category: Bodies of Water; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
This lake, popular for family boating outings, is located in the large Chapultepec Park.
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Ranked #53 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Category: Historic Sites; Museums; History Museums

The house was built just before the Mexican Revolution, and had a turret added during revolutionary times so that a watchman could alert the owners if soldiers of whatever faction... more »

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Ranked #54 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Category: ; Children's Museums; Museums
This children's museum has tons of interactive exhibits and an IMAX theater.
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$46* and up
Ranked #55 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Neighborhoods; Parks
This bucolic park has a long history dating back to the era when it served as an Aztec marketplace.
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Ranked #56 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
This famous monument built in 1906 for the people who died in the Mexican fight for independence stands 150 feet tall.
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Ranked #57 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Category: ; Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: Founded in 1981, the Museo Tamayo produces original exhibitions of the most representative aspects of the international... more » Owner description: Founded in 1981, the Museo Tamayo produces original exhibitions of the most representative aspects of the international contemporary art scene. In addition, it exhibits its modern and contemporary art collections as well as the oeuvre of its founder, the artist Rufino Tamayo. « less
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Ranked #58 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Category: Museums
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Ranked #59 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Category: Libraries; Traveler Resources
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$48* and up
Ranked #60 of 287 attractions in Mexico City
Category: Ancient Ruins; Neighborhoods; Bodies of Water; Landmarks/ Points of Interest

Until just over a century ago Mexico City was surrounded by lakes that were all connected by canals. Produce grown in the south was taken by this system to the north of the city... more »

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