Just north of Chapultepec Park, glittering Polanco serves as the city's rich and famous playground. Businessmen, politicians, and social elites sip, dine, and shop along Mexico City’s luxury lane and sleep in its colonial mansions. It’s all fun and games, but unless you’re Somebody you should prepare for some challenges—valet parking is obligatory, dress code is most definitely enforced, reservations are required and, sometimes, the hostess might call you "Mr. Nobody."See places to stay Save this neighborhood
An Impeccable and Exclusive Neighborhood North of Chapultepec Park
You'll be able to walk to restaurants, bars, museums, cafes, malls, cinemas & galleries in this safe, upscale, and trendy neighborhood."
Polanco's Beautiful Food for Beautiful People
Great access to pretty much everything in the city via public transportation...lots of shops, restaurants, etc. You can't ask for more in a Mexico City neighborhood."
Visited in 2013
The Look of Polanco: High-End Labels
Polanco's Manicured Green Spaces
Polanco's Elegant Accommodations
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Alicia Vera is a photographer based in Mexico City. She studied at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco and eventually moved to DF to rediscover her families' roots. Her past clients include Condé Nast Traveler, 360 Magazine, Delta Sky Magazine, and The Wall Street Journal. She is an Eddie Adams XXIII alumni.