Centro Cultural del México Contemporáneo
Flanking the Iglesia de Santo Domingo’s west wall is the Centro Cultural del México Contemporáneo , formerly a Dominican convent in the...
Mercado Abelardo Rodríguez
The Mercado Abelardo Rodríguez , northeast of the Zócalo, became a canvas for a group of young international artists under the tutelage...
Santa Muerte Altar
Garbed in a sequined white gown, wearing a wig of dark tresses and clutching a scythe in her bony hand, the Saint Death figure bears an...
One of Mexico City’s two wrestling venues, the Arena Coliseo , is taken over by a circus atmosphere each week, with flamboyant...
Hostería de Santo Domingo
Whipping up classic Mexican fare since 1860, this hugely popular restaurant has a festive atmosphere, enhanced by chamber music. You can...
Lonely Planet review
The mother of all street markets: a maze of semipermanent stalls spreading east and north from La Lagunilla, with miles of clothes, pirated CDs and DVDs and electronics. Also known as the Thieves’ Market for its black-market goods and pickpockets. Enter crime-ridden Tepito at your own risk.