Best Things To Do In Mexico City, Mexico
PUBLISHED: April 26, 2019
Mexico City is one of the most unique tourist destinations in the world, offering visitors a modern city entrenched with ancient culture. Not only will you find exciting nightlife, but this beautiful city has everything you need to make your vacation the best it can be from world-class museums to ancient ruins and enchanting parks.
One of the oldest and largest cities in North America, Mexico City rose from the ancient Aztec city of Tenochtitlan. No matter what experience you are looking for, you’ll find it in this culturally rich city.
Bosque de Chapultepec is literally a 1,600-acre oasis of culture and beauty, featuring a botanical garden, as well as several historical sites and museums. Chapultepec Castle houses the National History Museum. While you are visiting the Bosque de Chapultepec, you may also want to stop by the National Museum of Anthropology.
Many people visit Mexico City to explore the ancient Aztec ruins. If you are interested in history, you won’t want to miss Templo Mayor. These amazing ruins are what remain of the capital of Tenochtitlan and its amazing city center. Visitors can view temples, pyramids, and ceremonial platforms. The Templo Mayor Museum showcases numerous artifacts that were unearthed during excavations of the site.
The one thing you won’t want to miss while visiting Mexico City is the region’s delicious food. Tasting the delicacies of Mexico is easy with a Mexican Food Tours. On this tour, you’ll get to visit an authentic Mexican market, sample coffees, cheeses, and much more. A visit to Mexico City would not be complete without indulging in some of the best food on the planet.
If you prefer to take a break from visiting historical sites, Mexico has its share of amusements parks. Six Flags in Mexico City is considered to be one of the top theme parks in the country. When visiting this park you’ll find fantastic thrill rides and roller coasters, including The Joker and Batman. Children will love interacting with the park’s Looney Tunes characters.
If you prefer to spend a relaxing family fun day at the zoo viewing exotic animal exhibits, Zoologico Zacango will not disappoint. Zoologico it is one of the largest zoos in the world and features a primate exhibit that includes adult orangutan and a family of Chimpanzees. Zoologico Zacango also has a big cat zone with cats from all over the world, including Asia and the Americas. Of course, no zoo would be complete without those amazing animals from Africa such as zebras, elephants, and rhinos. With so many animals to see, a trip to Zoologico Zacango is likely to take up an entire day of your vacation.
You’ll want to go shopping to complete your Mexico City experience. One of the best places in the city to shop is the Ciudadela, a street market featuring over 200 merchandise and food stalls.