The El Ángel de la Independencia statue is one of the most iconic sights in Mexico City.
You'll find colorful decorations and lively entertainment throughout Mexico City.
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Located within the famous Bosque de Chapultepec, the National Museum of Anthropology holds artifacts from the pre-Colombian epochs, including the famous Aztec Calendar.
The El Ángel de la Independencia lights up every night.
Francisco Diez Photography
Visitors are free to explore El Angel de la Independencia monument, statue and tower in downtown Mexico City.
Riding in one of the trajineras boats through the Xochimilco canals is one of the most popular tourist activities. Some of the boats sell sweets and food.
The Metropolitan Cathedral sits in on the Zocalo public square, making it one of the most recognizable structures in Mexico City.
The Palacio de Bellas Artes, or Palace of Fine Arts, showcases Art Nouveau and Art Deco styles, and holds several famous murals by artists like Rufino Tamayo.
The Blue House where the painter and her husband, Diego Rivera, lived is a popular museum in Coyoacán.
The archeological site at Teotihuacán contains some of the largest pyramid structures built in the Pre-Columbian Americas. It's also known for its brightly colored murals.
Phone ahead for a taxi de sitio instead of flagging one of these green and white VWs from the street. Some of them are not official transportation and could be dangerous.
You'll find a monument to Mexico's Niños Héroes, or child heroes, at the entrance to the popular Chapultepec Park.
We have the Mexican people to thank for the creation of the taco.
Christopher Rene Bautista Sanchez
The National Palace along El Zócalo holds the federal executive branch. Diego Rivera murals are splashed across its walls.
You'll find staples of peppers, meat, beans and tortillas in the Mexican diet.
Still an active archeological site, Templo Mayor wasn't unearthed until 1978. It's located right off the Zócalo near the national cathedral.
Officially known as the Plaza de la Constitución, El Zócalo is the city's main public square.