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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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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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Museo Memoria y Tolerancia
Museo Memoria y Tolerancia
Attraction type: Museums
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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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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 1,659 restaurants in Mexico City
Price: $5 - $9
Cuisines: Argentinean
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Agua y Sal Cebicheria
Agua y Sal Cebicheria
Ranked #2 of 1,659 restaurants in Mexico City
Price: $20 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Ecco Pizza
Ecco Pizza
Ranked #3 of 1,659 restaurants in Mexico City
Price: $8 - $11
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Pizza & Pasta, Pasta
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Delivery, Late Night
El Cardenal
El Cardenal
Ranked #4 of 1,659 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
Cate de mi Corazon
Cate de mi Corazon
Ranked #5 of 1,659 restaurants in Mexico City
Price: $4 - $11
Cuisines: Mexican, Vegan, Vegetarian
Good for: Local cuisine

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Casa San Ildefonso Hostal
Casa San Ildefonso Hostal
$32 - $38
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Hostal B&B Dos Fridas y Diego
Hostal B&B Dos Fridas y Diego
$40 - $44 (MXN 523 - 575)
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Jade Guesthouse
Jade Guesthouse
$32 - $33 (MXN 418 - 431)
Ranked #12 of 82 Mexico City B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Amberes Suites
3.5 of 5
Amberes Suites
$87 - $130 (MXN 1,138 - 1,700)
Ranked #15 of 277 hotels in Mexico City
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Mexico City Airport
3.5 of 5
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Mexico City Airport
$82 - $174
Ranked #16 of 277 hotels in Mexico City
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Casa Gonzalez
Casa Gonzalez
$49 - $77
Ranked #18 of 277 hotels in Mexico City
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Las Alcobas Mexico DF
4.5 of 5
Las Alcobas Mexico DF
$288 - $426
Ranked #1 of 277 hotels in Mexico City
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The St. Regis Mexico City
5.0 of 5
The St. Regis Mexico City
$275 - $564
Ranked #2 of 277 hotels in Mexico City
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Four Seasons Mexico City
5.0 of 5
Four Seasons Mexico City
$221 - $560
Ranked #3 of 277 hotels in Mexico City
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