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7 Tourist Attractions Every Family Should Visit in Mexico City

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Lili Parra

Lili Parra

Visit Monumento a la Revolucion with Kids
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Visiting Mexico City with kids can be a fun experience for everyone. We prepared the following list of 7 things to do in Mexico City with kids. Just remember to be prepared for every plan by taking the proper snacks for the kids, sunblock (when required) and, for some of the attractions, having a stroller could make things a lot easier.

1. Palacio de Bellas Artes

The Palacio de Bellas Arrest is one that is easily recognized because of its sparkling orange roofed white building. It is widely hailed as an iconic park and an iconic building. This building is always appearing in Mexico City guides and promo materials. The Art Deco building / Art Nouveau is better known for having a lot of murals, Tiffany glass curtain, and shimmering tiled roof.

2. Catedral Metropolitana

It is very easy to spot the heart of the famous historic center, the sinking Catedral Metropolitana. It has a towering shadow that can be seen above the city’s zocalo. This building is the oldest cathedral in Latin America. It was constructed over a period of three centuries, and the Catedral Metropolitana was built from the stone of a Misunderstanding pyramid. 

3. Monumento a la Revolución

Anybody who passes through the Paseo de la Reforma in the city will be sure to notice the Monumento a la Revolución.

This gigantic triumphal arch is currently the largest in the world, and it preserves the remains of Mexican Revolutionaries Pancho Villa & Lázaro Cárdenas. It also home of a great museum and a viewpoint.

4. Kiosko Morisco

Santa María La Ribera’s magnificent Kiosco Morisco is usually underrated, but its’ appearance makes it stand out in the heart of Mexico City. It can be seen as a large size Islamic inspired bandstand. People visit here daily to get off the cuff martial arts lessons, and every day, there are mother and baby dance class. If you’re coming to this location, you may need to use baby gear to make your tour less tedious, because there’s more to see as Biblioteca Vasconcelos is nearby.

5. Basílica de Guadalupe

This the third most visited religious site ever and a leading Catholic destination. Basílica de Guadalupe has cultural and emblematic significance in Mexico City. The story is that Virgen de Guadalupe appeared to Cuauhtlatoatzin here. Apart from that, the old and new basilicas are architectural beauties.

6. Museo Nacional de Antropología

The Museo Nacional de Antropología is found in the Bosque de Chapultepec. It can pass as the most visited tourist attraction in Mexico. Inside it are numerous artifacts, temporary exhibits, and relics that belonged to the Mesoamerican history of Mexico. The sight is an impressive one.

7. Torre Latinoamericana

This attractive site casts its shadow over the Palacio de Bellas Artes. You can catch a glimpse of the famous family-friendly Parque Alameda and some parts of the whole city. Visiting the Torre Latinoamericana to have drinks or dinner is a very good choice. If you go right before sunset, you will see all the beauty of the capital in the daytime and also see the exquisite transformation into glittering, night-time best appearance.

 

We hope that you all enjoy the city as much as we do! Now tell us, which places do you plan to visit?

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