One of the largest metropolises in the world, the Mexican Capital was built on the remains of an Aztec city. Rough-hewn, cool and chaotic, Mexico City is home to one of the most exciting gastronomies on the planet. Its art scene is equally as dynamic, ranging from the ancient to cutting-edge contemporary.
With our local know-how, hop between the capital’s most exciting art galleries, historical museums, sizzling street food markets and upscale boutiques. You’ll take in the city’s wonders and some of our best kept secrets.
Sample delicacies in San Juan food market with a local chef and marvel at the Anthropology Museum collection alongside an expert professor. Spend a leisurely morning strolling through ornate colonial avenues and the impressive Plaza Zocalo, the exquisite Palacio de Bellas Artes and flower-filled private gardens.
Exploring nearby Aztec ruins, Teotihuacan, is a must to see the imposing sun and moon temples. Visit Frida Kahlo’s eclectic home, Casa Azul, which houses a sensational art collection. And where to stay? We favour charming little guesthouses that promise peace and privacy away from the hustle and bustle of Mexico City’s busy streetlife.
Mexico City’s restaurant scene deserves a special mention; foodies will need plenty of time to indulge in the array of fine cuisines being cooked up in the city’s top restaurants or classic Taquerias.