A city filled with history, culture, and fast dancing, México City is a thrilling place to visit any time of year, but especially during the Méxican Grand Prix weekend! The city has plenty to explore through museums, shopping areas, and restaurants that will excite any palate. We’ve put together a list of fun places to explore during your time in the city including, places to eat, grab a drink with new friends, or stroll through a museum and learn about the history of México City.
Places to Explore
National Museum of Anthropology
Located inside the Parque de la Hormiga, the National Museum of Anthropology is one of the largest in the world. With over 20 exhibit halls spanning from, introducing you to the world of Anthropology, to understanding the Teotihuacán, to revealing all the different cultures across México. The museum is $70 MX pesos (about $3 USD*) and open Tuesday through Sunday from 9am to 7pm year-round. The National Museum of Anthropology is also close to the Zoo, Modern Art Museum, and many other tourist stops inside the Parque de la Hormiga.
Mercado de Artesanias La Ciudadela
Known as The Citadel, this large marketplace is the perfect place to find a souvenir to bring home, or a quick snack while you walk among the many stalls of the craftspeople. You can find a wide variety of things from a hammock, to a glass bracelet, or even a guitar. Visit The Citadel Monday through Saturday from 10am to 7pm, or stop in on Sunday from 10am to 6pm. Put on your walking shoes and have your eyes open for all the colors and sounds of the marketplace!
The city is scattered with historic cathedrals for you to visit and learn more about México City. These landmarks are pinpoints in religious history for the city. Some of the Cathedrals to add to your list are, the Metropolitan, the Plaza de las Tres Culturas, Sagrario Metropolitano, and more. Another sacred site to visit is the Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, home to one of the most famous religious icons in all of México, the Virgin of Guadalupe.
Where To Eat
México City is full of rich, fun, and delicious food for you to indulge in during your trip. We’ve gathered an exclectic set of restaurants to give you plenty of choices for your evenings out, or for a quick coffee in the morning.
- El Cardenal Alameda | Mexican
- Sir Winston Churchill’s | European
- La Casa de Tono | Quick Eats
- Café El Popular | Café
- The Kings Pub | Bar
- Agua y Sal Cebicheria | Mexican Seafood
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*Currency Rate as of 9/25/2017