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Mexico City

A high-octane megalopolis boasting old-school cantinas, intriguing museums, inspired dining and boating along ancient canals, Mexico City is the sun in the Mexican solar system.

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Things to Know

We've mapped out the perfect weekend in Mexico City, from the best of the famed street food to ancient Aztec ruins.

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Best Neighborhoods

Location is everything in Mexico City, and we've put together a list of the best neighborhoods that are easily walkable and full of charm and character.

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Day Trips

While there is plenty to keep you busy in Mexico City, the central region of Mexico is filled with pueblo mágicos that are well worth your time. 

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Mexico City is a huge urban area that almost 9 million people call home. From the metro to buses and bikes, here's your guide to getting around it safely.

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Free Things to Do

Stretch your pesos even further with our round up of the best free things to do in Mexico City.

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Spending Diaries

A detailed diary of how to book accommodation, take in superb museums and eat very well in the Mexican capital for under $500.

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