Museo de la Tortura
Displaying European torture instruments from the 14th to 19th centuries, including a metal-spiked interrogation chair and the menacing...
Several blocks west of the Zócalo is this handsome square, named after Manuel Tolsá, the illustrious late-18th-century sculptor and...
Museo Nacional de Arte
Built around 1900 in the style of an Italian Renaissance palace, this museum holds collections representing every school of Mexican art...
La Purísima is esentially two bars in one: dance the night away in a rip-roaring, garish disco downstairs, or head upstairs for mezcal,...
Café de Tacuba
Before the band there was the restaurant. Way before. A fantasy of colored tiles, brass lamps and oil paintings, this mainstay has...
Plaza Tolsá · interesting places nearby
Los Girasoles information
This fine restaurant overlooking the grand Plaza Tolsá boasts an encyclopedic range of Mexican fare, from pre-Hispanic ant larvae and grasshoppers to contemporary dishes such as red snapper encrusted with huanzontle flowers.