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Best things to do in Mexico City

Museum
“This world-class museum stands in an extension of the Bosque de Chapultepec. Its long, rectangular courtyard is surrounded on three sides by two-level display halls. The 12 ground-floor salas (halls) are dedicated to pre-Hispanic Mexico, while upper-level salas show how Mexico’s indigenous descendants live today, with the contemporary cultures located directly above their ancestral civilizations. The vast museum offers more than most people can absorb in a single visit.”
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Art Museum
“****VERY IMPORTANT WARNING****. YOU SHOULD BUY ONLINE TICKETS AND WITH A LOT OF ANTICIPATION TO AVOID LOSING TIME IN LONG ROWS”
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Art Museum
“Enorme colección privada de arte Europeo y Mexicano, desde arte virreinal hasta Dalí, Picasso, Tamayo. Abre todos los días, y lo mejor de todo es gratis. El exterior es muy atractivo. Huge private collection of european and mexican art, from antique art to Dali, Picasso, Tamayo among many other famous artists around the world. Best of all, it opnes every day and if free. The exterior reflects the light in beautiful ways, especially sunsets.”
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Art Museum
“The Palace of Fine Arts of Mexico is the most important cultural center of the country and has been declared an artistic monument by UNESCO. It is, therefore, a building of great importance that has seen artists from the likes of Luciano Pavarotti pass through its stage. INSIDE THE DIEGO RIVERA MURALS ARE LOCATED”
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Opera House
“Impressive almost 100 years old opera house with a very cool art déco style”
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History Museum
“The Great Temple or Great Temple of Mexico is an enclosure that includes a series of constructions, buildings, towers and a patio, the physical space where they were located, surrounded by a wall that had doors that gave access to the main roads of the city. .”
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Museum
“Great contemporary arts museum! The cafeteria has a wonderful view of the Chapultepec Park... great fro breakfast at the park and then visiting the museum.”
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Art Museum
“Very close to Museo de Tamayo, opened in 1964, el Museo de Arte Moderno has one of largest and most well curated modern art collections in the world. Free entry on Sundays.”
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Art Museum
“It is located in Centro Historico, with art produced between the late 16th century and mid-20th century and features pieces by Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo and Jose Clemente Orozco.”
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Art Museum
“Recwntly built, it has become one of the greatest places to see contemporary art”
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Museum
“De los museos actuales, quizás el de mejor museografía. Duro por los temas que trata, tanto extranjeros como nacionales: Guerras, Persecuciones, Matanzas, Intolerancia Racial. Lo recomiendo bastante. One of the best modern museums, hard because of its content: Wars, Crime, Homophobia Human Rights. Great museography. Fun to watch the boys and girls doing choreographies in the mirror windows of the building next door. No idea why they do it! All the buildings that used to be in this area were destroyed by the earthquake of 1985...by the way.”
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Museum
“The so-called MoMA of Mexico City, the building was designed by David Chipperfield. The museum’s permanent collection includes pieces by Gabriel Orozco, Jeff Koons and Andy Warhol. Free admission on Sundays. ”
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Museum
“Linked to history of Intelectuals and famous Mexican painters (Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo)”
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History Museum
“Beautiful museum of art and design with garments, furniture and paintings from the XVI to XIX century. There's also temporal expos of contemporary artists (Tim Burton's work was displayed here). ”
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Museum
“A funny wax museum with celebrity sculptures from all over the country and the world. ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Divertido museo con esculturas de celebridades nacionales y de todo el mundo.”
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Museum
“This is one of the main stops on the Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo pilgrimage, as they lived in this home on and off for twenty years. Their muralist friend Juan O'Gorman designed the now iconic house specifically for them, with separate buildings for each, united by a drawbridge between the two (they notoriously needed a lot of space from one another). It's a quick stop that's mostly worth it for the architecture, with a small temporary exhibition space, a few rooms dedicated to both artists, and Diego's studio, where he made many of his most famous paintings surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows and huge paper maché Judas sculptures.”
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