Iglesia de Santo Domingo
This church is all that remains of the first Dominican monastery to be established in Mexico.
Santa Muerte Altar
Often garbed in a sequined white gown, wearing a dark wig and clutching a scythe in her bony hand, the Saint Death figure bears an eerie...
Palacio de la Inquisición
This was the headquarters of the Holy Inquisition in Nueva España until 1812. Today it houses the Museum of Mexican Medicine. The facade...
One of Mexico City’s two wrestling venues, the Arena Coliseo is taken over by a circus atmosphere each week, with flamboyant luchadores ...
Hostería de Santo Domingo
Whipping up classic Mexican fare since 1860, Mexico City's oldest restaurant has a festive atmosphere, enhanced by live piano music. The...
Héroe de Granaditas · interesting places nearby
The mother of all street markets is a maze of semipermanent stalls spreading east and north from La Lagunilla, with miles of clothes, pirated CDs, DVDs and electronics. Also known as a thieves’ market for its smuggled goods and pickpockets. Enter crime-ridden Tepito at your own risk.