National Museum of Anthropology
Considered one of the world's most comprehensive
natural history museums, this famous institution houses four square
kilometers of exhibits in 23 exhibition halls.
One of the largest public plazas in the world, the
Zócalo is the heart of Mexico City and is one of the city's most
Frida Kahlo Museum
The lifelong home of Frida Kahlo is now a museum
dedicated to the work of this famous 20th-century artist.
Built on the same site as a major pre-Columbian
city, Xochimilco is famous for its floating gardens and is a popular
weekend destination among tourists who visit in boats.
Museo Dolores Olmedo Patino
Opened in 1994, this museum and its 13 galleries
hold an impressive collection of paintings by Mexico's greatest
This historic building was once occupied by Hernán
Cortés, the Spanish explorer who conquered the Aztecs, and includes
a famous panoramic mural of Mexican history by Diego Rivera.
This impressive building made of volcanic stone
was designed by Diego Rivera and houses his collection of
This 1,600-acre bucolic park has enough activities
to fill days at a time and is particularly popular among families
Museo de Leon Trotsky
The house where Leon Trotsky, the exiled Russian
leader, lived the final three years of his life in the 1930s.
The ruins of the temple the Aztecs believed to be
center of the universe.