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36 Hours in Mexico City

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36 Hours in Mexico City


I am stopping by Mexico City with a friend in a couple weeks for a little less than 2 days. Are there any recommendations of must see/do/eat/drink while there? Since its such a short time, we want to make sure we are able to cross off all the MUST do's!


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1. Re: 36 Hours in Mexico City

With only 36 hours you are going to be hard pressed to <make sure we are able to cross off all the MUST do's!>. I would suggest the Zocalo, the Cathedral, Bellas Artes, and perhaps la Angel de la Independencia.

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2. Re: 36 Hours in Mexico City

I agree with the above poster. The Centro Historico (Zocalo, Catedral, Bellas Artes) will give you a great sample of the city, local culture, food, etc. It will hopefully trigger the desire to come back in the future. I would advise against rushing around just to cross of places and instead enjoy a single area, but it's up to you and your style. Now, if you want to see a lot, look for Turibus, a touring company with many circuits and stops across the city.

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3. Re: 36 Hours in Mexico City

With 36 hours, I would stay near Zocalo in the Centro Historico. See the square and the cathedral and spend an hour or so in Templo Mayor. Then walk to the left of the cathedral to the Palacio des Bellas Artes. Get pastries at Pasteleria Ideal. If you like views, go to the top of the LatinoAmericano building. If you like museums/history, Uber over to Chapultepec and go to the anthropology museum. Get churros and hot chocolate late at night at El Moro.

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