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Best things to do in Mexico City

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Museum
“Awesome, awesome museum. Don't spend too much time in the first rooms about prehistoric events, go directly to the great stone calendar and the jade mask..”
456local recommendations
Park
“We have a castle in the middle of the City, the park is amazing, recently won the 2019 gold medal for urban parks. Plenty to do!”
323local recommendations
Art Museum
“****VERY IMPORTANT WARNING****. YOU SHOULD BUY ONLINE TICKETS AND WITH A LOT OF ANTICIPATION TO AVOID LOSING TIME IN LONG ROWS”
267local recommendations
Park
“The park is very large, stretching over 1,600 acres (4 square km), it is separated into three distinct sections. First section: You'll find the zoo, Chapultepec Castle (which houses the National History Museum), the National Anthropology Museum, Modern Art Museum, Tamayo Museum, and an artificial lake with boats for rent among other attractions in the first section. Second section: Has an amusement park called La Feria de Chapultepec Mágico, as well as several museums including the Papalote children's museum and Natural History Museum, a few lakeside restaurants, and Mexico's national cemetery and several impressive fountains and public art. Third section: Made up mostly of natural areas with wooded areas and wildlife.”
299local recommendations
Park
“A great park in the neighborhood! There is a running path around it, full of cafes and shops, great for people watching and lot's of dogs!”
269local recommendations
Art Museum
“Enorme colección privada de arte Europeo y Mexicano, desde arte virreinal hasta Dalí, Picasso, Tamayo. Abre todos los días, y lo mejor de todo es gratis. El exterior es muy atractivo. Huge private collection of european and mexican art, from antique art to Dali, Picasso, Tamayo among many other famous artists around the world. Best of all, it opnes every day and if free. The exterior reflects the light in beautiful ways, especially sunsets.”
154local recommendations
Monument / Landmark
“Walk down Avenida Reforma to see all the famous monuments, have access to lots of bar, restaurants and cafes and end at Bosque de Chapultepec - the city's biggest park. There are lots of museums and the Chapultepec Castle within its grounds so we recommend taking a day to explore. (Closed Mondays) ”
202local recommendations
Art Museum
“The Palace of Fine Arts of Mexico is the most important cultural center of the country and has been declared an artistic monument by UNESCO. It is, therefore, a building of great importance that has seen artists from the likes of Luciano Pavarotti pass through its stage. INSIDE THE DIEGO RIVERA MURALS ARE LOCATED”
168local recommendations
Shopping Centre
“Great outdoor Mall for shopping, relaxing, fine restaurants for lunch and dinner ”
147local recommendations
Sublocality Level 1
“This National park is famous for gathering around museums, restaurants and historical buildings, a place you'd love to be in touch with nature! in the city.”
172local recommendations
Opera House
“Impressive almost 100 years old opera house with a very cool art déco style”
151local recommendations
Museum
“Great contemporary arts museum! The cafeteria has a wonderful view of the Chapultepec Park... great fro breakfast at the park and then visiting the museum.”
149local recommendations
Plaza
“One of the most iconic parks in Mexico City, right next to the Palacio de Bellas Artes. ”
103local recommendations
Point of Interest
“A Downtown's classic. There are some cafes, restaurants, bar and a museum underneath the Monumento a la Revolución. ”
123local recommendations
History Museum
“The Great Temple or Great Temple of Mexico is an enclosure that includes a series of constructions, buildings, towers and a patio, the physical space where they were located, surrounded by a wall that had doors that gave access to the main roads of the city. .”
105local recommendations
Neighbourhood
“The vibrant heart of the city, where you'll find cultural & touristic hotspots in a joyful urban intensity.”
157local recommendations