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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: Specialty Museums
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Palacio de Bellas Artes
Palacio de Bellas Artes
This historic white marble building serves as both the city's top performance hall and an art museum.
Attraction type: Art Museums
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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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Coyoacan
Coyoacan
Owner description: Coyoacan, a former village and now one of the 16 boroughs of Mexico City, is a historic center. It is a popular place to visit, especially on weekends, because many of the... more Owner description: Coyoacan, a former village and now one of the 16 boroughs of Mexico City, is a historic center. It is a popular place to visit, especially on weekends, because many of the original layouts, plazas and narrow streets have been preserved and date from the 16th to the early 20th centuries. less
Attraction type: Neighborhoods; Shopping Malls
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Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe
Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe
Owner description: This famous church, located on the site where an Indian claimed to have seen the Virgin of Guadalupe in 1531, contains an image of her that is the most famous religious icon in... more Owner description: This famous church, located on the site where an Indian claimed to have seen the Virgin of Guadalupe in 1531, contains an image of her that is the most famous religious icon in all of Mexico. less
Attraction type: Sacred & Religious Sites; Historic Sites
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Sir Winston Churchill's
Sir Winston Churchill's
Ranked #1 of 3,971 Restaurants in Mexico City
Cuisines: European, British
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
El Cardenal Alameda
El Cardenal Alameda
Ranked #2 of 3,971 Restaurants in Mexico City
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Eloise - Mexico
Eloise - Mexico
Ranked #3 of 3,971 Restaurants in Mexico City
Price: $14 - $23
Cuisines: French, European, Contemporary
Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff
The Capital Grille
The Capital Grille
Ranked #4 of 3,971 Restaurants in Mexico City
Price: $41 - $46
Cuisines: American
Good for: Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Restaurante El Cardenal
Restaurante El Cardenal
Ranked #5 of 3,971 Restaurants in Mexico City
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Hostel Suites DF
Hostel Suites DF
$10 - $25 (MX$219 - MX$546)
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Mexico City Hostel
2.5 of 5
Mexico City Hostel
$10 - $23
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Casa San Ildefonso Hostal
2.5 of 5
Casa San Ildefonso Hostal
$26 - $36
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hotel Casa Gonzalez
3.0 of 5
Hotel Casa Gonzalez
$44 - $55
Ranked #20 of 303 Hotels in Mexico City
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One Ciudad De Mexico Alameda
2.5 of 5
One Ciudad De Mexico Alameda
$59 - $81
Ranked #28 of 303 Hotels in Mexico City
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Hotel Plaza Revolucion
3.5 of 5
Hotel Plaza Revolucion
$52 - $62
Ranked #29 of 303 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
$319 - $590
Ranked #1 of 303 Hotels in Mexico City
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Gran Hotel Ciudad de Mexico
4.0 of 5
Gran Hotel Ciudad de Mexico
$133 - $247
Ranked #2 of 303 Hotels in Mexico City
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Live Aqua Urban Resort Mexico
5.0 of 5
Live Aqua Urban Resort Mexico
$220 - $354
Ranked #4 of 303 Hotels in Mexico City
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