Mexico City

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Mexico City — Once known more for its crime, smog, and daunting size, Mexico City is in the middle of a cultural revolution fueled by a rising economy. Artists, designers, and architects are creating uniquely modern, Mexican work. Across the city, cutting-edge boutique hotels, shops, and art galleries, along with nueva cocina Mexicana restaurants, are opening at breakneck speed. Moreover, Mexico City is an exciting study in urban development. Though the city is sprawling in size, its government has pioneered innovative approaches in almost every area, from perfecting public transit to solving social problems. Our Mexico City Travel Guide shows the reasons for adding the city to your travel to-do list are obvious.

Why Go

For the alta cocina (upscale dining), numerous museums and galleries, and pre-colonial and colonial historic sites.

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Photo Tour: Mexico City's Modern & Street Art

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