Mexico City is one of the most popular tourist destinations in North America. It is also considered as one of the biggest capital cities in the world. The history of this ever-changing city, along with its art, unique culture and cuisine have amazed and left thousands in awe and wonder. Here, in this blog we are going to tell you about the best things to see and do to discover the highlights of this urban city.
Zocalo, which is also known as “La Plaza de la Constitucion” is the Mexico City’s main square with an enormous area of 57,600 square meters. This historical place has a great importance in Mexico City and is considered as one of the largest squares in the world. You can see the stunning Metropolitan Cathedral, the National Palace and spontaneous shows of Aztec dancing and music. You would certainly enjoy looking at the very beautiful architecture of the surrounding buildings at the same time.
Paseo de la Reforma
Stretching diagonally across the heart of Mexico City, this boulevard contains many of the capital’s tallest buildings such as the Torre Mayor. Many famous monuments and statues are situated along the Paseo, like; the Angel of Independence. Apart from the historical monuments, walking along the Paseo offers an excellent chance to see public art exhibitions, taste Mexican cuisine in the many restaurants and cafés as well, that makes your trip worth it.
The National Palace holds the federal executive branch of the Mexican government and sits along El Zócalo, which is the main square public of Mexico City. The palace itself is a massive, decorative building that houses several gardens, murals and fountains. Its highlights are the Diego Rivera murals painted in panoramic style across the walls of the palace. These murals represent the stages of Mexican history, from pre-Columbian days to the current age in the meantime. Don’t wait to book your tickets and have a remarkable journey to this amazing place with your family.
Museo Frida Kahlo
Museo Frida Kahlo is certainly one of the best-known museums in Mexico City that displays the life and work of its most famous artists, such as: Frida Kahlo. The museum is in the Coyoacan suburb. It is also known as La Casa Azul which means “The Blue House”, and was the former residence of Kahlo. It hosts some impressive examples of her works, but it is said that the best part of visiting the house is seeing where the painter lived and painted. Although, it’s a must-see for fans of the artist, as it shows her life and work in a very personal light. This amazing museum remains open for all from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. You’ll find the museum in the Coyoacán neighborhood in the southern part of the city as the museum is located about a mile southeast of the station.
This blog talks about the vast possibilities of exploring the Mexico City. Book your tickets now and travel to this beautiful, historic and culturally important city. So, are you ready to unravel the beauty of the most enjoyable destinations in the world?
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