Mexico City

Mexico

"In Mexico City life is as intense as its own urban layout. Thus, in the same street is possible to find the most sophisticated buildings living with archaeological remains and sellers of tamales. Tradition and modernity a few meters away. The ancient Tenochtitlan, capital of the Aztecs, is today a magical, powerful and vibrant city that overflows what it occupies and, as its inhabitants say, ‘never ends.’ " Excerpt From: Jacobo G. García and Beto R. Lanz. "Lonely Planet Mexico City (CDMX)." 

Fun Facts

· Many of the secrets of Mexico City are trapped in the wonderful smells of the street vendors and the colors of the markets.

· El Zócalo, or Plaza de la Constitución, is the heart of the city’s historic center: a magical space where seven centuries of history coexist, from the pre-Hispanic to the revolutionary eras.  Around the square sit important buildings, such as the National Palace, the Cathedral and the City Hall. In the soil beneath El Zócalo archaeological remains, such as the Stone of the Sun, well known as the Aztec Calendar, have been found.

· Mexico City has the most museums in the world, with more than 160 - almost all of which are free on Sundays!

Exclusive Experiences

· Garibaldi Square.  It is the square of music, tequila and hustlers. A unique place in the city where music sounds all day, at nightfall the square comes alive and is filled with not just mariachis, but also jarochos and norteños. The music here is a living monument to the city.

· Plan a gala dinner or concert at Casa del Lago, renowned for its drop-dead gorgeous location in the heart of Chapultepec Park, with spectacular views over the lake after which it’s named.

· The Palace of the Palaces - more than a department store, where a fashion catwalk, tequila tasting, cooking class, or anything that comes to your imagination can be organized.

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