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Paseo de la Reforma & Driveway Gandhi
11560 México D.F.
+52 55 4040 5300O
This phenomenal museum is divided into "halls," each celebrating a different Mexican culture. Visit the Mexica Hall first, where an intricate sun stone depicts the Aztec cosmos.
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Frida Kahlo Museumwww.museofridakahlo.org.mx
Colonia del Carmen
04000 México D.F.
+52 55 5554 5999
This blue house is where Frida Kahlo lived, worked and inspired. Her personal diary, sketches and final painting are here, along with works of art by her husband, Diego Rivera.
Photo courtesy of L’Atitude
Bosque de Chapultepec
Paseo de la Reforma
Del. Miguel Hidalgo
11580 México D.F.
+52 55 4040 5228
History buffs will love visiting what has now become the National History Museum. Nestled on the top of a hill, this castle has been a settlement for the Teotihuacan people, a residence to Emperor Maximilian I and Empress Carlota, and the battleground of the last US invasion of Mexico.
Photograph courtesy of Chapultepec Castle
Plaza San Jacintowww.elbazaarsabado.com
Doctor Gálvez & San Jacinto
Colonia San Angel
01000 México D.F.
+ 52 55 5616 0082
San Angel is a great walking neighborhood, with its colonial architecture and vibrant colored buildings. On Saturday, stop by the bustling El Bazar del Sábado in Plaza San Jacinto to look for hand-blown colored glass vases and other crafts.
Photograph courtesy of El Bazaar Sabado