Visit Mexico City - Best of Mexico City

Mexico is a fantastic city that offers a range of activities to people who visit it. From pristine beaches to parks and museums, there are a lot of tourist attractions in MexicoCity to be seen and experienced. Things to do in Mexico City consists of visiting historic attractions such as Muse De Templo Mayor, Chapultepec Castle, Palace of Fine arts and Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

While the attractions are strewn around the city but most of them are concentrated in the historic center, including the Plaza de la Constitucion or Zocalohe, National Palace,Metropolitan Cathedral, Templo Mayor, and Alameda Park. The city is populated with attractions that will acquaint you with the ancient past embedded in the form of ruins such as those of Hispanic towns. As you move ahead, you will hop to the colonial past through numerous temples, beautiful houses, patios with arches and water fountains. For those who are interested in visiting museums, they can visit National Museum of Anthropology, Museum of memory and Tolerance , Museo De Soumaya and Frida Kahlo museum amongst others.

This enormous city is Mexico’s leader in terms of industry, economy, excitement, culture and politics. Mexico City is situated in the Valley of Mexico and at a high altitude of over 2,000m. The city is crowded and polluted, but it is an interesting place with a number of attractions in Mexico and a vibrant atmosphere. Each one of you should visit Mexico City at least once and experience all that it has to offer considering the best time to visit Mexico City.

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Facts and Stats for Mexico City*

  • Pollution Statistics in Mexico City

    Know the pollution level of Mexico City before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 83.04 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 72.73 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 64.1 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 68.27 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 60.71 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 65.13 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 68.52 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 53.62 (Moderate)
  • Mexico City: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Mexico City for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Mexico City.

    • Burglary and Theft 59.82 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 75.69 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 78.88 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 87.55 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 65.28 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 67.56 (High)
    • Attacks 60.77 (High)
    • Drug offense 68.18 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 49.71 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 19.78 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50.49 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 28.75 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 73.59 (High)
  • Living in Mexico City - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Mexico City is 91.35 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 32.05 (Low)
    • Climate Index 92.37 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 85.26 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 51.14 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 36.65 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 64.15 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 15.64 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 51.48 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Mexico City

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Mexico City

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.26 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.08 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.58 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 43.6 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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