The 10 best things to do in Mexico City

Mexico is home to a variety of vacation destinations, from tropical paradises to bustling cities and more. Today at Skyscanner we take a look at the capital with the 10 Best Things To Do in Mexico City!


1. Explore Chapultepec Castle

Explore Chapultepec Castle

This incredible castle is open for public tours, and the art, architecture, and gardens are a beautiful example of Mexican history. Pro Tip: water bottles are allowed, so be sure to bring a few to hydrate as you see all that the castle has to offer!

2. See a Show at the Palacio de Bellas Artes

Palacio de Bellas Artes

One of the most famous performing arts theaters in all of Mexico, the Palacio de Bellas Artes has been home to amazing acts over its 100+ years of existence.

3. See the Beauty of Museo Soumaya From Inside and Out

Museo Soumaya

At first glance Museo Soumaya is nothing short of a stunning piece of art, but the unique architecture also holds stunning pieces of art inside as well! Pro Tip: admission to Museo Soumaya is free, and it is one of the few museums in Mexico City that is open on Mondays.

4. Enjoy a Day at Chapultepec Park

Chapultepec Park

A welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of the city, Chapultepec Park offers visitors a tranquil getaway from the concrete jungle! Pack a picnic, take a hike, or just spend your day sunbathing your cares away! Pro Tip: there are no bags allowed in the park so pack accordingly.

5. Step Back in Time at Catedral Metropolitana

Catedral Metropolitana

This beautiful cathedral has been standing since the 1500s, a staple of Mexico City for centuries. It is still fully active, and serves a large population of the city's inhabitants. Pro Tip: the best time to visit is in the morning when it's not too busy.

6. Shop the Mercado de San Juan

Mercado de San Juan

This busy market is the very best place to get fresh food fares in all of the city! Pro Tip: come nice and early because many of the restaurants come to the market to get their supplies nice and early.

7. See the Virgin of Guadalupe

Virgin of Guadalupe

Catholics all throughout Mexico come to see the Virgin of Guadalupe Basilica, and it's a great place to visit to see the power of faith in action.

8. Do Some Reading at the Biblioteca Vasconcelos

Biblioteca Vasconcelos

The Biblioteca Vasconcelos is an incredible library that is unlike any other in the world, with floating bookshelves that are unique and eye popping.

9. Dance the Night Away

Night Away

The clubs of Mexico City are famous for amazing music, cerveza, and beautiful people from all over the world looking to have a good time! Pro Tip: be sure to pace yourself, as the clubs in Mexico City stay open until 3-4am nightly!

10. Eat at the Amazing Restaurants

Amazing Restaurants

Mexico City is the perfect place to eat! With cuisines of all kinds available any time of the day, be sure to bring your wallet and a hearty appetite!