Isla de las Muñecas
For a truly surreal experience, head for Xochimilco and hire a gondola to the Island of the Dolls, where hundreds of creepy, decomposed...
Museo Dolores Olmedo
Possibly the most important Diego Rivera collection of all belongs to this museum, ensconced in a peaceful 17th-century hacienda....
Museo Dolores Olmedo Patiño
The Ex-Hacienda de San Juan Chinameca has a small and, unfortunately, horribly maintained museum with a meager collection of photos and...
Pulquería El Templo de Diana
This classic pulquería, a block east of the main market, has a cheerful sawdust-on-the-floor vibe, with a mixed-age crowd enjoying...
Embarcadero Cuemanco · interesting places nearby
Take in some of the quieter parts of the Xochimilco canals while kayaking, and do some bird-watching while you’re at it. You’ll spot ducks, egrets and herons, among many other migratory and endemic species, and you can also visit the many nurseries along the shores.
To get here, go to metro General Anaya and exit the station on the east side of Calzada de Tlalpan, then walk 50m north to catch a ‘Tláhuac Paradero’ pesero. Get off at the Embarcadero Cuemanco entrance and walk about 1km to Michmani, just beyond the embarcadero .