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“A great night out!”
Review of Arena Mexico

Arena Mexico
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$39.00*
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Mexican Wrestling: Experience Lucha Libre in...
Ranked #27 of 546 things to do in Mexico City
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Arena Coliseo features Mexican-style masked Lucha Libre wrestlers.
Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

What a great way to spend the evening. We paid less than 50 pesos for seats that were about 90 feet away from the ring. The seats were very good and I would only suggest spending more if you are an exxxxtreme wrestling fan. The atmosphere was so fun. We saw a few office workers in suits with masks on like it was nothing. Families, friends, tons of gringos, they were all there.
The matches lasted about 2 hours and were filled with high quality light and sound effects. These events are often televised, and I believe they are done very well. The moves are quite amazing. They seem a bit more razzle dazzle than the moves I remember from when I was a kid watching the WWF in the states. I do not follow wrestling, but this is a very popular thing in Mexico. One could say that this is a cultural event in Mexico city. Perhaps pop culture is more appropriate. The popularity has waned in the years past, but it was such a fixture for many. Several matches are held weekly, here and at another venue closer to the center. So check them out for a little silly, old fashion fun.

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Reviewed March 5, 2014

The Lucha Libre Mexican Wrestling is pretty much ingrained in Mexican culture ... the original stars were in movies, on cereal boxes etc.

It is a must see experience and is quite cheap .... the food and beer are overpriced ... but in most venues they are anyways.

Thank METRUN360
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Reviewed February 28, 2014 via mobile

Full of must see things, such as costumes and cultural perspectives!
Great food and beer!
The people that goes scream and shout to their favorite fighters! So much fun!

Thank Larissa_marchesin
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Reviewed February 16, 2014

My husband and I visited Mexico City since last Friday. We join a local tour to experience the local Mexican culture. Even though we do not know Spanish, we can feel the excitement of wrestling and enjoy that with the local people. The first few rounds of the show is not so exciting. But as it came to the final few rounds, it's much more interesting and people enjoy a lot.

Remember camera cannot be brought into the venue and please reserve some time to shop after the shows as there are a lot of souvenirs and T-shirt which are only available in there then in other shops.

Thank Suet_Yu
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Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

went to see it last night after reading the comments..absolutely fantastic.we bought the cheapest tickets 35 peso each and entered the arena anout 7.30pm. it wsd infront of the stage on the second level and we could see everything..it was friday night so a lot of families brought their childrenwith them.such a wonderful atmosphere that we didn't at all feel unsafe .we took the metro there and back with no problems at all and it finished at 10.45pm.if u are really unsure, just take enough cash with u and leave everything in hotel.it is really nice that there hare tickets in such a good price, the general public and families can affort it.

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