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  • Zocalo in Mexico City
    The original center of a colonial Spanish city is called a Zocalo. It consists of a square with public buildings and the buildings of the local military. Mexico City's Zocalo is one of the largest in New Spain and its a top must see. [...]
    D: 18.8mi00
  • Jorongo Bar
    I have only spent three days in Mexico City, so I've asked around where to find the most authentic bar. I've decided to go to Jorongo Bar and I wasn't disappionted. There is great music provided by mariachi bands and their [...]
    D: 3.9mi00
  • Plaza de las Tres Culturas
    Three cultures meet at this beautiful square, the  Plaza de los Tres Culturas. One, Mexican, is represented by the modern buildings that surround most of the square and dominate the view. Spanish culture is represented by the Church of [...]
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  • Tierra de Vinos
    As the name suggests, Tierra de Vinos is a place for wine tasting. They have an immense collection of wine, I haven't practically seen a wine menu that long in my entire life! You will surely find your international favorites as well as [...]
    D: 465.3mi00
  • Xochimilco
    About 25 km South of the center of Mexico City you will find Xochimilco. It is a canal system with large and colorfully decorated boats floating on the water. The boats are for fun and not for transport primarily. You can get on a boat and [...]
    D: 1433.9mi00
  • Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe
    I think if you are in Mexico City it is absolutely essential to see some magnificent Catholic churches. Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe is a perfect starting point for that. This wonderful building houses one of the most important [...]
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  • Rotonda de los Hombres Ilustres
    The meeting place for many famous Mexicans, politicians, artists, philanthropist is the Rotonda de los Hombres Ilustres - a cemetery. I was quite amazed by the number of members of Mexican elite. The tombstones are put in two large [...]
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  • UNAM Sculpture Garden
    If you want to spend a calm and nice afternoon far from the noises of the city, UNAM Sculpture Garden is the best. It's on the campus of the Autonom University of Mexico and it's a lot of fun. I loved the modern sculptures, the [...]
    D: 13.6mi00
  • Casa de los Azulejos (House of Tiles)
    One of my favorite sights in the city, Casa de los Azulejos is beautiful, all covered with tiles blue and white. It was built at the beginning of the 16th century for a local count. When he was young, his father told him he will never be [...]
    D: 213.1mi00
  • Bazar del Sabado
    I think the ultimate Mexican experience I had part in was the Bazar del Sabado. It is a huge market with a lot of things from the fresh products of nearby farmers to craftsmen's works.My favorites were the kitschy religious items, the [...]
    D: 12.4mi00
  • Frida Kahlo Museum
    Frida Kahlo was genius and a great woman. This Frida Kahlo Museum is a great memento of her life and art. She was born is this house and later lived here with her husband, Diego Rivera. The movie about her life, Frida was mostly filmed in [...]
    D: 12.3mi00
  • Princesse Cacao
    They say chocolate was invented by the Aztecs. If so, Princesse Cacao is the primary place to get chocolate from the cradle of this wonderful candy. They bring chocolates from Southern Mexico - where they say - it was invented. We left [...]
    D: 8.2mi00
  • La Pata Negra
    The city's best club I've been to  was La Pata Negra. It's a real cool place with a huge dance floor on the second story and a great bar on the first. There are many renown guest DJs all the time and the music is varied. [...]
    D: 8.3mi00
  • National Palace in Mexico City
    This building really earned the name National Palace as it has been the residence of Mexico's monarch or president for over 300 years. Hernan Cortez was the first to live here and it was a presidential residence until not long ago. [...]
    D: 8.8mi00
  • Templo Mayor and Museo del Templo Mayor
    There are so many mementos of the Aztec culture in Mexico City but perhaps one of the greatest of them is Templo Mayor and the Museo del Templo Mayor. The first was the greatest temple of the Aztec capital, Tenochtitlan, the second one is [...]
    D: 8.6mi10
  • Templo Mayor
    Templo Mayor is an Aztec temple built in the 14th century for the worship of the Aztec god of war and that of the water. It was discovered in the late 1970s in the heart of Mexico City. The temple once was a huge pyramid. On the top of [...]
    D: 8.7mi00

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Mexico City History

 Mexico City also had the honor to host the Olympic Games of 1968 and the FIFA World cup in 1970 and 1986. Mexico, with its mineral wealth and fertile plains, was the crown jewel of the Spanih colonies. The Monarchs and landlords in Mexico distributed the land in the form of encomiendas. The post-revolution history of Mexico is marked by a single political party the Partido Revolucionario Institutional.   Mexico City was completely destroyed in 1521. In 1524, the municipality of Mexico City was established and the city was rebuilt. In the colonial age, the construction of many buildings and churches like the baroque Metropolitan Cathedral [...]
 
 
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Recent Mexico City flights found by Travelgrove users

  • $283Aeromexico flight Aeromexico 
    FromToDepartureTime
    San Antonio, TX (SAT)Toluco, MX (TLC)08/11/201603:20 pm
    Toluco, MX (TLC)San Antonio, TX (SAT)08/26/201603:15 pm
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  • $300American Airlines flight American Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    San Antonio, TX (SAT)Mexico City, MX (MEX)08/11/201606:03 am
    Mexico City, MX (MEX)San Antonio, TX (SAT)08/26/201606:13 pm
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  • $331Interjet (ABC Aerolineas) flight Interjet (ABC Aerolineas) 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Fort Worth/Dallas, TX (DFW)Mexico City, MX (MEX)08/25/201606:15 am
    Mexico City, MX (MEX)Fort Worth/Dallas, TX (DFW)09/08/201606:20 pm
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