Explore Mexico City
Mexico City HotelsVast, sprawling, crowded, chaotic, and colorful – Mexico City is truly one of the most thrilling destinations on the planet, an all-out assault on the senses that will leave you breathless and quite possibly besotted. It's impossible to take in all this grand metropolis has to offer in one visit – there are more museums than anywhere else in the world; an amazing wealth of historical landmarks and buildings, including the largest cathedral in Latin America; amazing cuisine from every corner of the globe; and legendary nightlife, with a seemingly endless supply of places to party until dawn.Things to seeThe Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral is an architectural masterpiece, that fuses Baroque, Neoclassical, and Renaissance elements to jaw-dropping effect. Having been lovingly restored to its original magnificence after decades of damage and subsidence, the church today is an awe-inspiring sight to behold. Its choir is a particular highlight, packed with treasures from the Spanish Empire's Asian colonies. Chapultapec Park is one of the world's largest city parks, a lush green oasis in the heart of the urban sprawl, with marble walkways, tranquil ponds, and elegant fountains. It's also home to a fine zoo, and some of the city's most popular museums, such as the Modern Art Museum and the Natural History Museum. Thrill-seekers and families with kids won't be able to resist a trip out of town to Six Flags Mexico. Latin America's largest amusement park boasts heart-stopping rollercoaters, fun carnival rides, and countless games and amusements, guaranteed to keep visitors of all ages enthralled.Hotels in
Mexico CityThere's an incredible wealth of hotels in Mexico City, ranging from bargain backpacker hostels to the most lavish 5 star resorts imaginable. The city's finest hotels offer world-class amenities such as full service health spas, state-of-the-art fitness centers, and palatial parlors serving afternoon tea and champagne cocktails. Rooms are likely to include marble ensuite bathrooms with deep soaking tubs, luxury robes and bed linen, and giant plasma TVs. If your budget won't stretch to that, it's perfectly easy to find a room in a first-rate mid-range hotel for a very reasonable price. You can expect amenities such as swimming pools, spa tubs, business facilities, and a range of appealing dining options.Where to stayThe upscale, culturally diverse residential district of Polanco is where you'll find some of Mexico's hippest hotels, designer fashion boutiques, and gourmet restaurants serving imaginative fusion cuisine. It's also a nightlife and culture hotspot, with cutting edge galleries and effortlessly sleek cocktail bars. The Zona Rosa is a lively district, hugely popular with tourists and locals alike. It's long been established as one of the best places in town for evening entertainment, and has a thriving gay community. It has, however, in recent years been surpassed by the Condesa and Roma district as the coolest part of town. Here you'll find quirky independent shops and an amazingly diverse dining scene, as well as some fantastic Art Deco architecture.How to get to Mexico CityBenita Juarez International Airport is Mexico's busiest airport, offering flights to and from over 100 destinations around the world. From here it's just 5km to Downtown Mexico City – you can make the journey by taxi or Metro train. Licienciado Adolfo Lopez Mateos Airport is 50 kilometers from Mexico City, and offers low-cost flights from major Mexican destinations such as Monterrey, Cancun, and Tijuana.