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Mexico City is one of the largest cities in the world and the largest and most populous in Latin America, one of the must-see destinations if you travel to Mexico either for business or tourism reasons. If you plan to visit the capital of the country and not know where to start, here are some ideas of day trips through Mexico City, join us to meet them.
Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, it is a must on your journey through the capital as you will be able to visit architectural jewels with great historical value such as the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Zocalo, the National Palace, as well as make a leap into the past visiting the archaeological remains and the museum of the Aztec Major Temple.
Very close to the first frame of the city you will find the Palace of Fine Arts, home to the works of national and international artists, music and other cultural activities; Outside this enclosure you can rest in the Central pathway or Central Alameda, which is practically an open-air museum where you can see the monument to Beethoven, the fountain of Venus, the fountain of the virgin, the fountain of Neptune, among other works.
A few minutes from the Alameda, crossing Paseo de la Reforma you will find the the Mexican Revolution Monument, a giant mausoleum that also has a wonderful environment, especially if you visit it at night because you can delight in the spectacle of luminous water jets, you will love it!
As a farewell to the Historic Center, visit Garibaldi Square, famous for the Mariachis and their typical outfits that will give you an evening as entertaining as romantic, ideal to take your partner.
In addition to being the capital of the country, Mexico City is the “capital of museums” as it is one of the three cities with the most museum offerings worldwide, with more than 1790 venues, among which stand out:
In the southern part of the City:
- Frida Kahlo Museum.
- Anahuacalli Museum.
- University Museum of Contemporary Art (MUAC).
In the downtown area:
- Palace of Fine Arts.
- Old College Museum of San Ildefonso.
- National Museum of Art (MUNAL).
A must-see destination in Mexico City, where you will find an emblem of the country’s history: Chapultepec Castle whose architecture and wonderful views will leave you beautiful memories of your trip, as well as being a museum with collections of art and objects from the time of independence to the twentieth century.
In addition, this place has a zoo with more than 1,400 species among which you will see the Mexican wolf, the rabbit of volcanoes, the golden eagle and the condor of the Andes. You can also visit the Chapultepec Forest, which has an archaeological area, monuments to the Children Heroes, the Baths of Moctezuma, “El Sargento”, the fountain of Nezahualcóyotl, among others.
Discover Polanco, Walking distance from Orchid House
Polanco is one of the most famous districts in Mexico City, which stands out for the variety of restaurants, bars, cafes, boutiques, terraces, but you will also find art galleries, parks, the Inbursa aquarium and some of the most famous museums such as Soumaya or Jumex.
Polanco is one of the most important business areas where you will find large corporate, business centers and is one of the safest colonies, so it is the ideal place to look for accommodation on your next trip to Mexico City.
If you are looking for a lodging alternatives in Mexico City that gives you tranquility, proximity to tourist attractions and, if you are on a business trip, with the most recognized corporate ones, orchid House, a boutique hotel in Polanco, will find your best option, with suites that will make you feel at home without losing the experience of knowing a colorful city full of traditions.
In order to plan your trip to Mexico City, a few minutes from Orchid House you’ll find:
- Museum of Anthropology and History.
- Tamayo Museum.
- Museum of Modern Art.
- Papalote Children’s Museum.
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