24 Hour City Guide: Mexico City


24 Hours in the City Guide: Mexico City





If you only have 24 hours in Mexico City, my hometown, I recommend that you spend your time in this way:

Stay at The Four Seasons Mexico, where we were civilly married.




7:00 AM: Begin your day with exercise at the St. Regis Hotel Spa on the 15th floor. You will have a magnificent view of El Paseo de la Reforma and El Castillo de Chapultepec. Enjoy the sauna and the pool as well as some tea or juice to enhance your morning experience.




9:00 AM: Enjoy Traditional Mexican style eggs - "Huevos Rancheros" - at El Cardenal in El Centro Historico or at El San Angel Inn.




10:00AM: Visit The Museo Soumaya,  - It was designed by Fernando Romero and showcases the art collection of Mexican business magnate Carlos Slim Hélu.





El Beso / The Kiss - Rodin
"I would rather enjoy my bad eyesight than give up painting, if necessary, but at least I see a little of what I love." - Monet
The Thinker
El Museo Soumaya
Horse Saddled with Time - Dali




12:00PM: Visit the Anthropology Museum - El Museo Nacional de Antropologia




2:00 PM: Have lunch at the best seafood restaurant in the city: Contramar














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4:00PM: Visit El Palacio Nacional to admire the work of Diego Rivera
Diego Rivera Mural depicting the history of Mexico 




3:00 PM: Take a walk through Colonia Roma and visit contemporary art galleries.

Kurimanzutto gallery, a major player in Mexico City's contemporary-art scene. - 94 Gobernador Rafael Rebollar; 011-52-55-5256-2408

5:00 PM: Visit Polanco and check out various design galleries. 

Decada
Fabrica Mexico
Pirwi

Pirwi- Cutting-edge pieces at furniture manufacturer's showroom, in Polanco. 124 Alejandro Dumas; 011-52-55-1579-6514


7:00PM:  Have afternoon tea, coffee, or ice cream in Polanquito at the Roxy




9:00PM: Dinner at Pujol by Enrique Olvera 








11:00PM: Return to Roma to dance en  "la disco" / "un antro" - Licorera Limantour



Street view in Roma


Midnight: It is time to visit M.N. Roy- The best music and sophisticated lounge atmosphere


DJ at M.N. Roy Mexico City



3:30AM: Quench your thirst for tequila at la Fonda Margarita

Aqua Skinny Margarita por favor


The city is divided into the following quarters:

Centro Historico: Monuments and government buildings

Reforma: Monuments and business center

Roma: Art galleries, restaurants, bars & shopping

Condesa: Boho chic quarter, creatives & nightlife

Bosque de Chapultepec: Outdoor park and museum quarter

Polanco: Quarter known for its restaurants and shopping.

Las Lomas: Residential quarter and luxury shopping

Santa Fe: Business center and modern residential living

Del Valle, Naples: Residential atmosphere

Coyoacan: Tranquil, picturesque, and bohemian atmosphere

San Angel: Colonial architecture and paved streets

Ciudad Universitaria, El Pedregal: Modern architecture and university quarter


Have more time in Mexico? Take your Anthropology Museum visit one step further and go hike the Teotichuacan pyramids yourself, or see them from the sky.

Ancient City of Pyramids



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The Pyramids of the Sun and moon
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