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This is a neighborhood called the brave neighborhood because it’s fame dictates that is dangerous, you will be ok during the day and do not wear nothing no watches no expensive clothes no flashing your money around, exercise precaution and if possible go with some...More
I visited Mexico City in April 2016, i stayed with a friend who lives there so he was my guide during the stay. He took me to this place and only later that day i was told i just visited one of the most dangerous...More
So we accidentally found this market and were so happy to have experienced it. We felt safe the entire time. We could not believe to size, we spent about 2 hours there and did not see everything. I would go back again. Next time I...More
You need to be brave, not looking like an stranger and be prepared to be amazed. There are lots of stolen merchandise, beers, local whitchcrafters and crime. Be very very careful, don't get in to the houses and never never NEVER handle money to strangers.
Rumors (or not rumors) say that this is the most dangerous market of Mexico City. Maybe for some people it can be very dangerous. We've been there three times, so maybe we are lucky. Everything is very cheap: we bought some stuff 5 times cheaper...More
In late 2014- early '15 there's an immersive real life/play on in Tepito called 'Safari en Tepito' (check their facebook page for info) which I recommend very highly. The audience is divided into groups of ten and each group sees a different 'play' consisting of...More
I hesitate to recommend tourists going to this area because of its well-publicized reputation. Travel literature and the history of the neighbourhood states that you are taking a risk by coming here, especially if you look like a gringo.
Having said that, I had to...More
Tepito has a lot of baggage when it comes to the world of Mexico travelers. You will likely hear more horror stories than good ones. It is true that there is crime here and it is one of the toughest neighborhoods in the country, but...More
I was strongly advised by family and friends from Hermosillo, Mexico to NOT go to Teptito as I will surely not make it out alive. Naturally such a strong warning peaked my curiosity. I learned that at one time Tepito was less enforced by the...More