Finally the final destination on our trip through Latin America, Mexico City. One of the most colorful and brilliant places in the world that is steeped in history and culture. From its ancient Aztec roots to its modern-day attractions, Mexico City is a destination that has something for everyone. Whether you’re a foodie, history buff, or art lover, there’s plenty to explore and discover in this incredible city.
One of the first things you’ll notice when you arrive in Mexico City is its size. It’s one of the largest cities in the world, with a population of over 21 million people. But don’t let its size intimidate you. Mexico City is a welcoming and friendly place that is easy to navigate, especially if you stick to the main tourist areas. You will always feel welcome there.
One of the must-visit places in Mexico City is the Zocalo, which is the main square in the city center. It’s surrounded by some of the city’s most iconic buildings, including the Metropolitan Cathedral, the National Palace, and the Templo Mayor. The Templo Mayor is an ancient Aztec temple that was uncovered during excavation work in the 1970s. It’s now a fascinating museum that provides insight into Mexico City’s rich history.
Another popular attraction in Mexico City is the Frida Kahlo Museum, also known as the Blue House. This is the house where the artist lived and worked for much of her life, and it has been preserved as a museum. It’s filled with Kahlo’s artwork, personal belongings, and mementos from her life, by far one of the most interesting artists of recent times.
For foodies, we don’t even need to say that Mexico City is a paradise. The city is known for its street food, and you’ll find countless vendors selling everything from tacos to tamales. Some of the must-try dishes include tacos al pastor, churros, and elote (grilled corn on the cob). If you’re looking for a more upscale dining experience, Mexico City has plenty of high-end restaurants that serve up traditional Mexican cuisine with a modern twist.
If you’re looking to get out of the city for a day, there are plenty of day trips you can take from Mexico City. One of the most popular is a trip to the ancient city of Teotihuacan, which is located about 30 miles outside of the city. Teotihuacan was once one of the largest cities in the world, and it’s home to some of the most impressive ancient pyramids and ruins in Mexico.
Mexico City is a place made by its people mainly. It is proud of its culture from the Nahuatl language, to the lucha libre to the canals of Xochimilco. It should be on everyone’s bucket list. It’s a city that is rich in history, culture, and delicious food. Whether you’re exploring the city’s ancient ruins, visiting museums, or simply indulging in some street food, you’re sure to have an unforgettable experience in this incredible city.
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