Mexico City Landmarks

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Mexico City Landmarks

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  • DeltadawnNO
    New Orleans, LA49 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good to know if you are 65 or over, admission is free. The security guard was nice enough to walk over and tell us we didn’t need to wait in the ticket line - pays to have gray hair!! It is a long walk up the hill and you will feel the effects of the altitude if you tackle this early in your trip to Mexico City.
    Written April 7, 2024
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  • RBB32015
    New Jersey33 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We were nine family members, visiting the Basilica, including young children, teens and grandparents. We all loved it. Parking was easy in the garage. As soon as we arrived Mass was being celebrated so we took the opportunity to participate (Mass is celebrated every half hour). It was so very moving to celebrate Mass in front of the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Once Mass ended we went and rode the moving platform underneath the image that allows one to see the image closer. We then spent too much time in the gift shop that’s in the lower rear of the Basilica. The shop is very crowed. You are better off going to one of the other official stores located on the grounds of the Basilica because there will be less crowded. Finally we, without the grandparents, climbed to the top of the hill where one of the original churches that housed the image of Our Lady is located. The view was beautiful as are the gardens and statues on the way up and down. Don’t miss them! Seeing Our Lady of Guadalupe in person is a beautiful, moving and uplifting experience.
    Written April 2, 2024
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  • Zinsu
    New York City, NY231 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely neighborhood -- more like a town, really -- with pretty parks, a lively market, historic churches and, of course, Frida Kahlo's home.
    Written March 24, 2024
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  • tinaindenver
    Moab, UT325 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We really enjoyed this museum, and considered it the highlight of our three-day stay in CDMX. Besides the art, there is a wealth of personal information about the artist that is very interesting and moving as well. the gardens in the inner courtyard are lovely and a nice place to sit. Coyoacon is a bit far from Condessa where we were staying. The public transport is a bit difficult to figure out because it is not all integrated, so we took an Uber and it was quite reasonable. The tickets are good same day at the 'Diego rivera Anahuacalli Museum. it is in the same general direction, but not walking distance. We took an Uber there. It is a lovely museum and not crowded. Well worth combing with the Frida Kahlo museum. Also, leave time to walk around Coyoacon. The area is lovely with lots of restaurants and two markets.
    Written April 10, 2024
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  • Inaie
    Aguas de Lindoia, SP189 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    History, history, and more history.
    Mexico is packed with fascinating places and amazing historical sites.
    This temple was found while some telecommunication workers were excavating the ground.
    Suddenly, they found a huge stone that archeologists knew was situated in a major temple.
    Today, we can still see many of the objects found and some of the walls and paintings of the Temple.
    The Azteca built on top of existing temples, and you can see several layers of those constructions.
    There are still uncovered structures, buried in the heart of Mexico city and excavations are still being conducted under the city.
    One can only imagine what's still to be found!
    Written March 20, 2024
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  • Kelly M
    Charlotte, NC333 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    El Zocalo is also known as Plaza de la Constitución, and is a must-see when you visit. It is bordered by the Metropolitan Cathedral, the National Palace, Federal District buildings, and the Old Portal de Mercaderes. It is considered the main square in the city. In the center is a glorious, gigantic Mexican flag, and the square is a gathering place for Mexicans. Many celebrations and parades are held here and have been held here for centuries, as it dates back to the 16th century. We enjoyed getting photos, as this is definitely an important landmark in the city. Highly recommend as a must-see in Mexico City.
    Written January 19, 2024
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  • pbeckers
    Herentals, Belgium10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Been here several times , and its a great an nice area , and for sure on a Sunday morning when roads are closed for cars !! And safe for walking cycling etc
    Written March 31, 2024
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  • bryanmantezoni
    Houston, TX2,862 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great cathedral worth to visit when around zocalo, as Dec 2023 the main front door is closed but you can enter and admire the beautiful status inside thru the side doors open early mornings. Recommended
    Written December 18, 2023
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  • G W
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    english tour was fantastic and also it was free of charge go early bring passport no hats allowed only small backpack allowed while you are waiting check out the art museum in the building where you register
    Written February 19, 2024
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  • jamusaba
    Florida382 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Perhaps the most important tourist site in Mexico. Great place to learn all about Mexico's colonial and indigenous history and see the most important government buildings, museums and national opera house. I devoted 2 whole days which was barely enough.
    Written August 15, 2023
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  • ksufan88
    Wichita, KS5,459 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This attraction is free to visit since it is still used as the main post office in Mexico City. The building is very attractive on the outside but even more impressive on the inside. The staircase is a marvel of construction, but it is off-limits to the public.
    Written January 25, 2024
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  • Traveller
    Stavanger, Norway77 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Another of Diego Rivera's absolutely beautiful murals of Mexicos history. This mural also comes with a dramatic history! This place is worth a visit.
    Written March 20, 2024
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  • Stirling B
    Ottawa, Canada655 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Polanco is a centrally located district in Mexico City that features many nice hotels, restaurants, shops & homes. The area is safe and is a great place for walks. Though in the heart of the city there are some small parks as well as a larger one across The Reforma.
    Written March 9, 2024
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  • Oscar Y
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Hotel is incredibly beautiful, but the service is unlike anything ive experienced. Being in the Zocalo, getting an uber from the hotel was challenging because it is located on a busy one way street. Luckily the hotel had their own taxi service and offered it to us. Our driver's name was Flavio and he was incredible. on the first night of using him, he dropped us off and waited for us so that we didn't have to struggle finding an uber. after the first time using him, we figured we would just go to him anytime we needed transportation. he was a great person that went out of his way to help us out, wait for us and take us to fun places. He made you feel safe and was not trying to rip you off. If you are ever staying at this hotel and want to travel to other parts of the city, please ask for Flavio. he is incredible and will make your stay even better. We probably booked him for 6 total trips while we were there.
    Written April 2, 2024
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  • bigwavejames
    bigwavejames170 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The evening was well spent. Lots of fun!
    Get tickets early and choose great seats, cheer on a favorite, and watch some solid acrobatics.
    Cash is king here (2 beers were 120).
    Written March 31, 2024
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