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Mexico City, Mexico 72-Hour Vacation


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Plaza de Toros Mexico is the world's largest bullring
Plaza de Toros Mexico

Cineteca Nacional
Avenida Mexico #389, Colonia Coyoacan
Mexico continues its impressive cinematic history at this sprawling theatre complex.

Plaza de Toros Mexico
Augusto Rodin #241, Colonia Nochebuena

If you're a bull fight fan, Plaza de Mexico is where the matador action's at!


Casa Azul
Londres #247, Colonia Coyoacan
A permanent homage to painter Frida Kahlo; a must-visit for Frida aficionados.

Centro de la Imagen
Plaza de la Ciudadela #2, Centro Historico
This photography museum exhibits work of contemporary photographers from Mexico and abroad, and is located just across the street from La Ciudadela.

Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City
Palacio de Bellas Artes

Museum of Modern Art
Paseo de la Reforma & Gandhi
The Museum of Modern Art, part of Mexico City's museum mile located around the perimeter of El Bosque de Chapultepec, has all the usual suspects of modern Mexican art—Kahlo, Rivera, Orozco—and artists largely unknown outside Mexico.

National Anthropology Museum
Paseo de la Reforma at Bosque de Chapultepec
The anthropology museum, logically, is the best place in Mexico to see the artifacts of Mexico's cultural history, particularly of the Aztec and Mayan periods.

Palacio de Bellas Artes
Juarez & Eje Central
Mexico's Fine Arts Museum isn't visit-worthy just because of its Collection; the building itself is a gem.

Soumaya Museum
Av. Revolución & Río Magdalena
Soumaya Museum in Mexico City's swanky Polanco District was opened by billionaire Carlos Slim — the world's richest man — and houses works from his 66,000-piece collection. The museum is free to enter and features a vast range, from pre-Columbian artifacts to the most important collection of Auguste Rodin's sculptures outside France.

Tamayo Museum
Paseo de la Reforma & Gandhi
This museum, named for the 20th century Mexican artist Rufino Tamayo, is dedicated to the exhibition of contemporary art. Many pieces in the collection were collected by Tamayo himself.


El Bosque de Chapultepec
Avenida Reforma & Constituyentes
Mexico City's Central Park

El Bosque de Chapultepec provides a nice respite from the hustle and bustle of Mexico City
El Bosque de Chapultepec

La Ciudadela
Plaza de la Ciudadela #1
An arts and handcrafts market in the middle of the city, offering goods as diverse as ceramics, textiles, masks, and beadwork.

Mercado Juarez
Avenida Chapultepec, next to the Cuautehmoc Metro station
One of Mexico City's many fruit and vegetable markets, Mercado Juarez's central location and its variety of vendors makes it a great representation of the market tradition.


Avenida Reforma #80, Colonia Juarez
Segway is a new addition to Mexico City's tourist offerings, and the Reforma office is centrally located to some of the city's most beautiful sites, including the famous Angel statue.

Various stops throughout the city
Turibus is a double-decker tour bus that provides narration of the city's most important sites. The full tour is four hours, but a day pass permits you to hop off and on at your leisure.

Viajes Gengis Khan
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(Updated: 04/20/11 CT)

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