What to do in Mexico City

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Mexico City Attractions

This bustling national capital has so much to experience. Whether you’re seeking fun things to do in Mexico City or you’re looking to brush up on the local history, it’s easy to fall in love with this place. With countless tourist attractions you'll want to map out your itinerary now. 

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There's no need to max out your credit card in Mexico City. The following won't even cost a penny.

Museo de las Constituciones - Find out if there are any special exhibitions or tours on at this museum.

Abelardo L. Rodriguez Murals - If you're in the mood to get cultured, plan a visit and appreciate the talent on display.

Secretaria de Educacion Publica - Visit this local landmark and enjoy its splendid design.

Antiguo Palacio del Ayuntamiento - Wander around this historic site and discover a couple of secrets from days gone by.

Plaza de la Constitucion - This happening place is a popular rendezvous point for visitors and locals alike.

Mercado de San Juan - Open up your guidebook and find out why this place is worth adding to your must-see list.

Sagrario Metropolitano - Gain a better understanding of the local religion at this holy sanctuary.

Tlatelolco - Take your camera and let Mother Nature awaken a sense of wonder in you.

Jardin de la Triple Alianza - Whether you can distinguish your cacti from carnations, you're sure to find beauty in this magnificent display.

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Frequently asked questions

What to do in Mexico City on a sunny day?
What to do in Mexico City on a rainy day?
If it’s pouring with rain during your stay, dry off your umbrella and have a go at some of these indoor activities:

What is Mexico City famous for?
You’ll be kept entertained with all of these big-name sights to cross off your checklist:

  • Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Zocalo
  • The Angel of Independence Monument
  • Chapultepec Park

What should I not miss in Mexico City?
Don’t return home without crossing off the following superb attractions:

  • Six Flags Mexico
  • Auditorio Nacional
  • U.S. Embassy
  • Museo Nacional de Antropologia

Are there cheap things to do in Mexico City?
What can you do in Mexico City for free?
You’ll hardly have time to dig your wallet out of your backpack with so many terrific free attractions:

  • Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Zocalo
  • The Angel of Independence Monument
  • Chapultepec Park

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