Mexico (México) 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 Mexico City (Ciudad de México) 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 point of interest, including the Plaza de la Constitucion or Zocalo, the National Palace (Palacio Nacional), Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), 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 (Museo Nacional de Antropologia), Museum of memory and Tolerance, Museo De Soumaya and Frida Kahlo museum amongst others.
Free things to do in Mexico City
Wondering what to do and see in Mexico (México) City for free? Here are few of the best places and tourist attractions you can enjoy with no cost:
Palacio de Bellas Artes - A Theatre | Zocalo (Plaza de la Constitucion) - A Plaza | Bosque de Chapultepec - A Park | Catedral Metropolitana - A Cathedral | Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) - Public University | Palacio Nacional - Government Office | El Angel de la Independencia - A Monument
Top things to do in Mexico City with kids & family
El Zócalo - A Plaza | El Templo Mayor - A Temple | Dulcería de Celaya - A Candy Store | Palacio de Bellas Artes - A Theatre | Museo Soumaya - A Museum. Find out more Mexico attractions for kids.
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Garden, Park, Castle, Historical Site, Monument, Family And Kids
First Section S / N, Bosque de Chapultepec, Miguel Hidalgo, 11580 Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Chapultepec Castle - Imperial residence in Mexico City, Mexico. This massive park, castle and museum complex is Mexico city’s most beautiful area and once used to be sacred to the Aztecs who lived here. It’s situated on a high hill. The entrance to the park has an important monument: The Monument of Young Heroes. The park’s other ...
#2 of 25 Things to do in Mexico City | Added 23866 times in trip plans
Art And Culture, Walking Area, Historical Site, Entertainment, Concert, Plaza, F...
Juarez and 20 de Noviembre | Centro Histórico, Mexico City 06060, Mexico (Centro)
Zócalo - Plaza in Mexico City, Mexico. One of the largest plazas in the world today, Zocalo was once an open space used for religious and spiritual ceremonies by the Aztec of the ancient city of Tenochtitlan. It remains important in Mexico today for more or less the same reasons, as countrymen descend on this place during momentous occa...
#3 of 25 Things to do in Mexico City | Added 21200 times in trip plans
Art And Culture, Art Museum, Museum, Theatre, Family And Kids, Architecture
Av Hidalgo 1, Centro Historico, Cuauhtemoc, 06050 Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Palace Of Fine Arts (Palacio de Bellas Artes) - Theatre in Mexico City, Mexico. Considered to be one of the world’s most beautiful buildings, the palace combines a theatre, a museum and a concert hall under one roof. The building itself is massive and elegant a flawless combination of Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and Baroque styles. It’s inte...
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Art And Culture, Family And Kids, Exhibition , Specialty Museum
Av Paseo de la Reforma and Calzada Gandhi S / N, Polanco Chapultepec, Miguel Hidalgo, 11560 Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
National Museum Of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia) - A Museum in Mexico City, Mexico. This is probably the second most visited destination in the city, and there’s nearly nothing bad to be said, only praises to be lavished. It’s Mexico’s most popular museum, and focuses on the Native American heritage of the country,...
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Museum, Landmark, Walking Area, Monument, Family And Kids, Streets
Paseos de la Reforma No. 42, Mexico City, Mexico
Paseo De La Reforma - An Avenue in Mexico City, Mexico. This avenue of commere was brought about by an Emperors wish. He wanted to connect Chapultepec Castle with the National Palace. Passing through some of Mexico’s City’s most important landmarks and monuments, a drive or eve a walk along this road is a good way to spend a day.
#6 of 25 Things to do in Mexico City | Added 19025 times in trip plans
Art And Culture, Museum, Family And Kids, Sculpture
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra 303, Ampliación Granada, Miguel Hidalgo, 11529 Ciudad de México, Distrito Federal, Mexico
10:30 am - 06:30 pm
Museo De Soumaya - A Museum in Mexico City, Mexico. In India, a king built his beloved the TajMahal. A similar sentiment applied here when one of the world’s richest men, Carlos Slim Helu, commissioned this startling structure in memory of his departed wife. This is one of the largest private collections in the world, valued at roughly three ...
#7 of 25 Things to do in Mexico City | Added 16248 times in trip plans
Art And Culture, Museum, Family And Kids
Londres 247, Del Carmen, Coyoacán, 04100 Ciudad de México, Distrito Federal, Mexic
10:00 am - 05:45 pm
Frida Kahlo Museum (Frida Kahlo Museo) - A Museum in Mexico City, Mexico. Also known as the Blue House, this was the home of famous Mexican artist Frida. The museum offers a deeply personal insight into the life of this remarkable woman. There’s jewellery, outfits, photos, her artwork, artwork by other artists, a beautiful garden and even kit...
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Religious Site, Family And Kids, Cathedral
Avenida 16 de Septiembre | Colonia Centro, Mexico City 06010, Mexico
08:00 am - 08:00 pm
Metropolitan Cathedral - A Cathedral in Mexico City, Mexico. Built across three centuries, this monumental church combines Renaissance, Baroque and Neoclassical elements. It’s one of the most important Christian landmarks in the world, especially considering that it contains the Christ of Poison. The foundation of this church rests on a templ...
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Religious Site, Temple, Outdoors, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Family And Kids...
Seminario 8, Centro Histórico, Cuauhtémoc, 06060 Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Muse De Templo Mayor - A temple of Museum in Mexico City, Mexico. This temple was discovered only recently, in the 1970’s when workmen digging closed to the Zocalo unearthed the Pyramid of Huitzilopochtli (god of war) and Tlaloc (god of rain and agriculture). The unearthing of the temple revealed a treasure trove of objects, over 7000 of them...
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Outdoors, Family And Kids, Boating, Unesco Site
Southern neighborhood of Xochimilco, Mexico City, Mexico
Floating Gardens Of Xochimilco - Garden in Mexico City, Mexico. This is the coolest way to get away from Mexico’s bustle with friends and family and have a little fiesta all of your own. Over 80 km of canals make this place a very popular retreat, especially at night, when it’s a party everyday. And when we say night, we mean after 10 o...
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Museum, Family And Kids
Plaza Juarez S / N, Centro, Cuauhtemoc, 06000 Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
Museum Of Memory And Tolerance - Museum in Mexico City, Mexico. This is possibly the most sobering museum in the world. Its various exhibits showcase the worst kinds of human rights violations in the world, those that were and those that continue to be. The Holocaust and Darfur are only a few of the genocides covered here. There’s an entire s...
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Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Family And Kids
Plaza de las Americas 1, Villa de Guadalupe, Gustavo A. Madero, 07050 Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Basilica Of Our Lady Of Guadalupe - A Roman Catholic Church, Basilica in Mexico City, Mexico. The legend goes that in a vision, the Virgin Mary bade peasant Juan Diego to have a church built in her name. When asked for proof of sign, he was told to carry ten roses in his cloak by the Lady, which upon being removed revealed an image of Mary herself....
Zona Rosa, Cuauhtemoc Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
Zona Rosa - Neighborhood in Mexico City, Mexico. West of Mexico’s historic centre lies the city’s funkiest neighbourhood, the Zona Rosa. It’s initially European atmosphere was designed to appeal to the city’s rich, and that’s why you’ll find so many streets here named after European cities. It’s decline and...
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Walking Area, Entertainment, Leisure, Shopping Center, Family And Kids, Neighbor...
Coyoacan Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
Coyoacán - A sightseeing city in Mexico. Called a counter-culture hotbed, this is where young Mexico City hangs out. That’s not to say it’s a centre of modernity. This is one of Mexico’s oldest boroughs, and many of the streets and plazas here date from the 16th century. Check out the old churches, the souvenir opportunitie...
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Bosque de Chapultepec, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Palacio Nacional - Government office in Mexico City, Mexico. The National Palace government building is home to national archives and the federal treasury. On the walls are murals by Diego Rivera that depict Mexican history over thousands of years.