Museo de la Tortura
Palacio de Minería
Opposite the National Art Museum is the Palacio de Minería , where mining engineers were trained in the 19th century. Today it houses a...
Several blocks west of the Zócalo is this handsome square, named after the illustrious late-18th-century sculptor and architect who...
Philatelists can ogle the rare Mexican stamps in the first-floor postal museum at Mexico City's main post office.
La Ópera Bar
With booths of dark walnut and an ornate tin ceiling (said to have been punctured by Pancho Villa’s bullet), this late-19th-century...
This fine restaurant overlooking the grand Plaza Tolsá boasts an encyclopedic range of Mexican fare, from pre-Hispanic ant larvae and...
Lonely Planet review
The Museo de la Tortura has European torture instruments from the 14th to 19th centuries on display, including a metal-spiked interrogation chair and the menacing skull splitter.