8 must see places in Mexico City: 8. Teotihuacán

My sightseeing experience during the Mexico City trip ended with Teotihuacán destination. Located just an hour outside the city, Teotihuacán was home to the largest pre-Aztec civilization in its time. Excellent choice for a day trip, Teotihuacán is no ordinary place.This magnificent sight is full of rich history and most commonly known for its two…

8 must see places in Mexico City: 7. Kiosco Morisco

Kiosco Morisco is a beautiful centerpiece in Mexico City’s Parque Alameda de Santa Maria. It is designed by a Mexican engineer by the name of José Ramón Ibarrola. The original purpose of the kiosk was to represent Mexico at the New Orlean’s International Exposition from 1884 to 1885 and at Saint Louis, Missouri Fair in…

8 must see places in Mexico City: 6. Palacio Postal

If you find yourself in the Historic Center, exploring all the attractions of Mexico City, then you should make a stop at the Palacio Postal. This actual working post office happens to be an architectural gem. It looks more like a palace than a post office. The interior is spectacular, with stunning staircase, and lavish…

8 must see places in Mexico City: 5. Palacio de Bellas Artes

I am sure if you google top visited places in Mexico City, the Palace of Fine Arts would be high up on the list. Unlike many historical buildings in Mexico City, this landmark is truly distinctive and impressively eccentric. Especially at night when the lighting makes the Palace of Fine Arts glow and enhances its…

8 must see places in Mexico City: 4. Casa de los Azulejos

  It is impossible not to spot this building when you are in Downtown area of Mexico City.  Inside and out, this place will astound you as you explore the colorful tiles and magnificent architecture. Definitely a must visit place in Mexico City.  Also, there is a department store inside the building and a restaurant….

8 must see places in Mexico City: 3. La Casa Azul

              In my previous post, I mentioned that I stayed in Coyoacan, which was home to the famous Frida Kahlo. La Casa Azul is the name of the exact home where Kahlo and her husband Diego Rivera lived and it is open to the public as a museum. The…

8 must see places in Mexico City: 2. Xochimilco

Mexico trip wouldn’t be complete without visiting Xochimilco. Also known as Venice of Mexico, Xochimilco has a series of canals and colorful gondola rides. Here you can float down the canals on these traditional boats called trajinera. Along the way, you will pass all sorts of vendors selling food and drinks. Mariachi bands will also…

Fernandez Leal 55

Im very saddened and disheartened to hear the misconception some people have about Mexico City.  The general perception is that this city is dirty and dangerous. These misconceptions tend to be perpetuated by people who have never even visited or people who are just ignorant. In reality, Mexico City holds many wonders, rich historical sights,…

Colors of Mexico City

Rich in history, Mexico’s capital offers a wide variety of activities that capture the essence of the city’s culture. I must say, my favorite places to take photos are on random and unique side streets in different neighborhoods.  Mexico City is a dream for photographers and bloggers since the city is incredibly photogenic. Bursting with…

8 must see places in Mexico City: 1. Castillo de Chapultepec

My sightseeing experience during the Mexico City trip started with Chapultepec. This is one of the prime places to visit in Mexico City so I’m happy I got a chance to visit this site despite the tight schedule. The view of this castle is breathtaking, even from miles away! With a panoramic view of the…