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Mexico's capital is dynamic and cosmopolitan, with huge Aztec pyramids and hillside colonial towns nearby.

Spread out in a huge mountain bowl, bustling, dynamic and cosmopolitan Mexico City combines ancient heritage and modern style in the very heart of the country. It is a city of magnificent government buildings, theatres and churches, of renovated public spaces, museums and live music. Although it might seem overwhelming at first glance, exploring the historic centre, or meandering through one of its charming barrios will soon have you immersed in one of the most fascinating and energising cities in Latin America. Notable landmarks include Zocolo, the third largest square in the world, the stunning Palacio de Bellas Artes, the city's most recognisable building and the Metropolitan Cathedral, the largest of its kind in the Americas. The art of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo adorn museums, whilst on the outskirts are the immense pilgrimage site Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe and the Chapultepec park, the lungs of the city and the biggest urban park in the Western Hemisphere.

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Mexico City
Excursions & Attractions

Special Tour Of Mexico City

Discover the fascinating history, hidden corners and vibrant local life of Mexico City on our special full day tour.

Museum Of Anthropology

Visit this renowned museum to discover archaeological artefacts, ancient artwork, colonial era objects and its famous Olmec f…

Pyramids of Teotihuacan

Marvel at the immense Mesoamerican pyramids and learn about life here during Aztec times.

Frida Kahlo Museum

Visit the 'blue house' of one of Mexico's most renowned artists to see her famous paintings and learn about her life here wit…

Xochimilco Floating Gardens

Float down the ancient waterways on a traditional boat past the floating chinampa islands, which date back to Aztec times.

Colonial Mexico & Saturday Bazaar

Journey out of the city centre to find quiet streets, colonial architecture and a bustling local market. Includes Frida Kahlo…

Folkloric Ballet & Xochimilco

Enjoy a colourful spectacle as music and folklore from across the country converge in this special show.

Cuernavaca & Taxco

Head south to visit to the "City of Eternal Spring" and Taxco's winding cobbled streets on a day trip from the capital.

Puebla & Cholula

Combine a visit to the colourful colonial town of Puebla with a visit to the site of the largest pyramid in the Americas.

Tula & Tepotzotlan

Visit the former Toltec capital of Tula and its famous stone warriors.

Vineyards of Queretaro

Head out to the famous vineyards of Queretaro and discover traditional markets and colonial towns.

Accommodation
in Mexico City

Four Seasons

One of the best hotels in Mexico City in a great location and offering superb service, rooms and facilities.

La Casona

La Casona offers good value accommodation, a friendly welcome and a great location to explore Mexico City.

Condesa DF

A good choice if you want to stay in the trendy district of La Condesa with its stylish cafes, Parque Espana, bistros, tree-l…

Zocalo Central

The recently refurbished Zocalo Central Hotel offers superb value for money, a good location and stunning rooftop restaurant.…

Las Alcobas

Well located close to the Archeological Museum and Chapultepec Park, Las Alcobas offers superb service, excellent rooms and f…

Downtown

Colonial style hotel in the heart of Mexico City with spacious rooms and rooftop bar, restaurant and swimming pool.