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Sightseeing in Mexico City

Monument / Landmark
“The Independence Monument or Column of Independence popularly known as El Ángel or El Ángel de la Independencia, is located in Mexico City, at the roundabout located at the confluence of Paseo de la Reforma, Tiber River and Florence.”
202 locals recommend
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. .”
105 locals recommend
“One of the most representatives Neighborhood at Mexico City, Frida Kalo house/museum is there. A lot of mexican restaurants and cantinas around. The best place to try Chapulines and Elotes.”
131 locals recommend
“When you try to understand the traffic, why all the services of this great city are saturated and because it is the largest city in the population of America, you will find your answer on the 44th floor of this great viewpoint. (Entrance: 6 dollars)”
63 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The Casa de los Azulejos "House of Tiles" is an 18th-century palace in Mexico City, built by the Count del Valle de Orizaba. The building is distinguished by its facade, which is covered on three sides by blue and white tile (TALAVERA POBLANA) of Puebla. The palace remained in private hands until near the end of the 19th century. It changed hands several times before being bought by the Sanborns brothers .”
42 locals recommend
History Museum
“The former imperial palace of Maximilan I and the presidential residence up to the 1930s”
14 locals recommend
Historic Site
“An ex Convent now a museum with restaurant. Nestled in the mountain in the middle of beautiful pine tree forests with rivers running near by. It is in the outskirts of the city. Do plan your transportation there and back, well. Like most all museums, closed on Mondays.”
21 locals recommend
“A few streets are left of the old Chinese Quarter of the capital but are still inhabited by the community, there are restaurants and shops of Chinese specialties and products. Their Chinese New Year's celebration is interesting.”
16 locals recommend
“"EL Zócalo" is the central square where everything happens. There is a very big waving Mexican flag in the middle of a big empty area. On the north side, you can see the Cathedral; on the south, the Local Government Building (Mexico City); on the east side, the National Palace, home of Federal Government; and on the west side, restaurants, hotels, and shops. When it's not empty, it's the place for celebrations, holidays, concerts and political meetings. Depending on the season, there are several activities and events that happen in the Zocalo. Book fairies, food shows, cultural events, concerts... You can visit the Metro, Mexico CIty's subway, and discover the Zocalo station with some dioramas of the city across history. Next to Zocalo, to the northeast, you can find Templo Mayor, archeological milestone and museum. ”
12 locals recommend
“You can see the whole city if you get to the top. You can always choose to have a drink or dinner in the Miralto restaurant, instead of going to the terrace.”
6 locals recommend
“City museum. Building is cool and synchronistic (aztec carvings in the volcanic rock). The architecture is more interesting than most of the exhibits though! Very close by.”
6 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“This is a very touristic and commercial street. You can go there to buy brand clothes like Zara, Pull&Bear, Forever21, etc... You can also find many fast food restaurants and bars, libraries, eyewear, bakeries, coffee shops, taquerías, banks, etc... Keep in mind that is full of people at all time. ”
13 locals recommend
Flea Market
“On Sundays, you'll find this awesome antiques & vintage market in the streets surrounding the Chedraui Reforma (Av. Reforma & Gonzalez Bocanegra)”
3 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Al pié de este árbol, el capitán del ejército español, Hernán Cortés lloró su derrota frente a los guerreros mexicas en 1520. El ejército español huyó desde el centro histórico de la CDMX por toda la Calzada México Tacuba, dejando caer a su paso, parte de los tesoros robados a los mexicanos.”
2 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
1 local recommends