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Best of Mexico City Guide

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Mexico City
Rising from the ruins of the Aztec capital, Tenochtitlan, Mexico City offers a unique collision of contemporary city life and historic preservation. World-class museums, restaurants and parks rub shoulders with the remains of several cultures. The nightlife, the shopping and the history make it a must-see regardless of your travel style.

All things to do » Things to do

National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia)
National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia)
Considered one of the world's most comprehensive natural history museums, this famous institution houses four square kilometers of exhibits in 23 exhibition halls.
Attraction type: History Museums; Natural History Museums; Museums; Specialty Museums
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Pyramid of the Sun
Pyramid of the Sun
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Murales de Diego Rivera en la Secretaria de Educacion Publica
Murales de Diego Rivera en la Secretaria de Educacion Publica
Attraction type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ballet Folklorico de Mexico
Ballet Folklorico de Mexico
The famous ballet troupe known for the discipline provided by its founder Doña Amalia Hernández.
Attraction type: Ballets
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Chapultepec Castle
Chapultepec Castle
This 18th-century palace, known for its impressive gardens, served as the home of the Mexican President until 1939 and now houses the famous Museo Nacional de Historia.
Attraction type: Historic Sites
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Gotan Restaurante Argentino
Gotan Restaurante Argentino
Ranked #1 of 1,791 Restaurants in Mexico City
Price: $5 - $9
Cuisines: Argentinean, Italian
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
La Guapachosa
La Guapachosa
Ranked #2 of 1,791 Restaurants in Mexico City
Price: $6 - $19
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
La Vie en Rose Restaurant Mexico
La Vie en Rose Restaurant Mexico
Ranked #3 of 1,791 Restaurants in Mexico City
Price: $13 - $34
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Agua y Sal Cebicheria
Agua y Sal Cebicheria
Ranked #4 of 1,791 Restaurants in Mexico City
Price: $25 - $35
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
El Cardenal
El Cardenal
Ranked #5 of 1,791 Restaurants in Mexico City
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Hostal B&B Dos Fridas y Diego
Hostal B&B Dos Fridas y Diego
$36 - $44 (MXN 471 - 576)
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Casa San Ildefonso Hostal
2.5 of 5 Casa San Ildefonso Hostal
$35 - $47
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Jade Guesthouse
Jade Guesthouse
$33 - $89 (MXN 432 - 1,165)
Ranked #14 of 87 Mexico City B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hotel & Suites del Parque
3.0 of 5
Hotel & Suites del Parque
$58 - $101
Ranked #13 of 282 hotels in Mexico City
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Hotel Casa Gonzalez
Hotel Casa Gonzalez
$44 - $57
Ranked #16 of 282 hotels in Mexico City
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Hotel Catedral
Hotel Catedral
$50
Ranked #23 of 282 hotels in Mexico City

All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Las Alcobas Mexico DF
4.5 of 5
Las Alcobas Mexico DF
$305 - $474
Ranked #1 of 282 hotels in Mexico City
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The St. Regis Mexico City
5.0 of 5
The St. Regis Mexico City
$246 - $573
Ranked #2 of 282 hotels in Mexico City
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Gran Hotel Ciudad de Mexico
4.0 of 5
Gran Hotel Ciudad de Mexico
$113 - $184
Ranked #3 of 282 hotels in Mexico City
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