Photo Gallery: Best Sights in Mexico City

  • MexicoCity_BibliotecaCentral_Aloud_CC-BY-ND_640 Most Radical Spot: The Biblioteca Central.
    Photo © Aloud, licensed Creative Commons Attribution.
  • MexicoCity_CatedralMetropolitana_(3)_CC-BY-ND_640 Must-See Square: The Zocalo.
    Photo © (3), licensed Creative Commons Attribution No Derivatives.
  • MexicoCity_MuseoFridaKahlo_AldarAdame_CC-BY-SA_640 Most Moving Museum: Museo Frida Kahlo (Casa Azul).
    Photo © Alder Adame, licensed Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike.
  • MexicoCity_MuseoNacionaldeAntropologia_LWYang_CC-BY_640 The Jewel of Mexico: The Museo Nacional de Antropologia.
    Photo © LWYang, licensed Creative Commons Attribution.
  • MexicoCity_PalacioBellasArtes_Aloud_CC-ND_640 The Cultural Heart of the Centro: The Palacio de Bellas Artes.
    Photo © Aloud, licensed Creative Commons Attribution No Derivatives.
  • MexicoCity_XocimilcoCanals_ChristianCordova_CC-BY_640 Most Memorable Place for a Sunday Party: The Canals at Xochimilco.
    Photo © Christian Cordova, licensed Creative Commons Attribution.

Get inspired with photos from some of the most exciting sights in Mexico City.

Dining Options in Mexico City

Throughout the city, in any neighborhood, you’ll find a plethora of puestos, or street stands, often crowded around areas where there’s lots of foot traffic, like outside a Metro station. A step up from balancing your plate in one hand and taco in the other, taquerías are simple sit-down eateries (sometimes with a bar and barstools only) that serve tacos and other snacks, while a tortería is the same, but for tortas.

Moon Mexico Photo Contest

Tweet your best photo of Mexico using the hashtag #MoonMX by 11:59pm PST Thursday, November 21st, or send it along to travel@moon.com. We’ll pick a winner, and the winning photo will be featured in our upcoming newsletter. Plus, we’ll send along a free copy of our new edition of Moon Mexico City. The winner will be announced via our newsletter on Monday, December 1st, and posted on Moon.com. Sound good? Go ahead and get tweeting!

Tweet your best photo of Mexico using the hashtag #MoonMX by end of day on Monday, December 1st, for a chance to be featured in our upcoming newsletter! Find out more on moon.com

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