Mexico City is an ideal destination, full of culture, restaurants, shops and magical hidden spots.
You may not have had the chance to visit all its wonders, so we’ve hand-picked a few places in this small guide that will help you get to know the city a little better. Make sure to visit these ideal places to make your trip more than perfect.
The Cineteca was first opened on January 17, 1974, to preserve the cinematographic treasures of Mexico and the world and to promote cinematography in the country. If art house cinema is your thing and you’re interested in the work of iconic directors, while also enjoying delicious traditional appetisers, gourmet dishes or classic popcorn, the Cineteca is the place to visit.
Museum of Contemporary Art (MUAC)
This museum is a fundamental part of the UNAM Cultural Centre. You’ll find works on display dating back to 1952 by all those artists who were in Mexico and worked towards expanding their artistic parallels. MUAC has had some incredible temporary exhibitions over the years from both national and international artists, fulfilling its objective to promote contemporary art.
Monument to the Mexican Revolution
The monument was designed by Carlos Obregón Santacilia to commemorate the Mexican Revolution. It’s located in the Tabacalera colony, close to the historic centre of Mexico City, and besides admiring it from outside, you can also go up to the observation deck and visit the inside, where besides the views you can also appreciate the diversity of artistic works.
National Museum of Anthropology
This museum was commissioned by the President Adolfo López Mateos and opened in 1964 to preserve the archaeological legacy of Mesoamerican civilisations. The museum is well worth a visit to discover all the wonders it houses and the history it preserves.
The Blue House
This beautiful house in the Coyoacán colony is one of the city’s most popular museums. Once inside, you can imagine the life of one of the most famous women in the history of Mexico – Frida Kahlo and discover more about her personal and professional life.