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Free Things To Do In Mexico City

The densely-populate capital city of Mexico is a place that’s absolutely teeming with a rich, abundant historic past.

It’s home to dozens of ancient churches and cathedrals, old-time plazas and squares and as much Mexican food as you can muster!

In a city as busy and bustling as Mexico City, it can be hard to know how to plan your itinerary and way around the city, so we’ve put together our own list to help you plan your trip.

Below, you can find the 10 best free attractions in Mexico City, as well as the top paid attractions too.

Free Attractions in Mexico City

Top Rated Mexico City Attractions


Centro Historico

Without a doubt one of the best free attractions in Mexico City is the Centro Historico.

The Centro Historico is the historical centre of the city and is home to the famous main square known as Zocalo.

Centro Historico is a great place in the city to visit if you’re a history and architecture buff as there’s plenty of famous buildings located within the centre.

You’ll find the main Aztec temple, Templo...

Tickets to Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera Museum Skip The Line FREE CANCELATION

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  • Thus is an amazing tour which takes you around Frida Kahlo Museum. In this tour, you will appreciate the life work of Frida Kahlo, you will get to see her paintings, the inspiration behind her paintings, and different stages set for exhibitions.
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Catedral Metropolitana

Renowned for being the oldest church in the Americas, Catedral Metropolitana is one of the best free attractions in Mexico City that simply can’t be missed!

You’ll get to see the rich interior of the church that’s simply teeming with gold and ornately decadent sculptures, statues and artwork.

The Catedral Metropolitana is located in the very centre of Mexico City so it’s in a great location if you want...

Experience Mexico City: Cantinas, Lucha Libre and Mariachi in Garibaldi Square

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  • It is a tour in Mexico City that includes several exciting experiences in the city with a professional guide that will allow you to enjoy a night in the city like a local.
  • This tour includes a great dining experience at a traditional Cantina that allows participants to enjoy a unique tasting experience of Traditional Mexican cuisines
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Chapultepec Park

Chapultepec Park is one of the top parks in the city and is well worth a visit if you’re travelling to Mexico City with kids.

The park is also home to the Chapultepec Zoo which is actually one of the most visited zoos in the whole world!

Here you can see pandas, tigers, lions, giraffes and a whole wealth of other exotic animals.

Kids are sure to love the vast open space that Chapultepec Park offers, as well as a...

National Museum of Anthropology is Mexico City's largest museum

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  • The richness of ancient Miso-America is on full display, replete with statuary, art objects, jewelry and more, all curled with an eye to both anthropology and archaeology. In fact, the collection is so extensive that hiring a private guide may help take you through the highlights. Either way, this is a MUST in Mexico City.

    Each of the...read more

Avenida Reforma

Avenida Reforma is said to be one of the coolest places in Mexico City as it’s home to plenty of monuments and eclectic sights on both side of the street.

While you can walk down the street and admire everything on foot at any time of day or night, one of the best ways to experience this famous Mexico City street is to actually bike down it!

Thankfully, you don’t have to worry about paying to rent or hire a bicycle;...

11 days by the Aztec and Mayan Route:Puebla, Oaxaca, Chiapas, Yucatan and Cancun

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  • Take this Aztecs and Mayas Express Circuit - Package in 11 days and visit the most interesting and representatives places of Mexico: from Mexico City, Colonial Cities ato the Mexican Southest to finish this experience in the incredible Mexican Caribbean.

    All tour arrangements are done by us, so you can ensure you enjoy an incredible...read more

Palacio Nacional

Palacio Nacional is the National Palace of Mexico and is the seat of the federal executive in Mexico.

Situated in the main square, the Palacio Nacional is also home to one of the top free attractions in Mexico City that tourists absolutely love to see when visiting the city.

Inside the Palacio Nacional, you’ll find a collection of Diego Rivera’s murals; something which is incredibly special and sacred to the people...

Visit the Imperial Castle in Chapultepec

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  • Come discover this unique and historical place in Mexico! We will discover the imperial residence on Chapultepec hill top, learn about different historical periods of Mexico, and enjoy the best panoramic view of the...read more

Plaza de las Tres Culturas

Mexico City certainly isn’t short on eclectic historic sites and stories and the Plaza de las Tres Culturas is just one of the places in the city that you can see culture, history and architecture come together.

Plaza de las Tres Culturas is an archaeological site and is also home to a colonial-period church and modern apartments.

These three things represent the three main cultures that Mexico City has experienced over...

Frida Kahlo Museum Tickets with Self-Guided Tour in Mexico

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  • These Frida Kahlo Museum tickets get you skip-the-line access to the house where the artist lived for most of her life, both with her family and then with Diego Rivera.

    See some of her personal belongings as well as paintings by both artists, folk art, pre-Columbian sculptures, photographs, documents, books and furniture.

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Full-Day Tour to Xochimilco, University City and Coyoacán

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  • There are times in life that remains in the heart. Explore Xochimilco, University City, and Coyoacán through this trip and let us show you that everyone in Mexico is friends. Come and learn about our history not only by a guide but with another pal to make you feel our typical...read more

Pesca Deportiva

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From Mexico City: Private ATV & Water Skiing Tour to Valle de Bravo

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    During this private 12h tour from Mexico City, you will connect with nature in an active way - go on an ATV tour, visit beautiful waterfalls, do (or learn) water skiing or wakeboarding & explore Valle de Bravo - one of the most beautiful "Magical Towns" in Mexico.

    Do water skiing/wakeboarding (or learn to) on...read more

Xochimilco Private Tour

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  • Discover the colonial town of Coyoacan, walk around the street and enjoy the colors and all the attractions that you find in the streets. Live the experience taking a ride boat on a trajinera at the lake of Xochimilco and enjoy the beauty one of the oldest lake of the city. Take a look of the floating gardens called chinampas, enjoy the ride...read more

Teotihuacan, Shrine of Guadalupe & Tlatelolco All-Inclusive Tour

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  • Explore one of the world's most impressive archaeological sites; ancient Teotihuacan, climb the pyramids of the Sun and Moon. Visit Our Lady of Guadalupe Basilica, an important pilgrimage site, and learn about the 3 cultures represented at Tlatelolco.
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Xochimilco and Coyoacan

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  • Are you in love with arts, do you love seeing paintings? Are you passionate about exploring the life and works of famous painters who made a mark in history with arts? Embark on this expository outing that takes you through the city of Mexico and in deep exposition of the life and works of famous painter; Frida Kahlo.
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Teotihuacan + Basilica de Guadalupe + Tlatelolco Tour!

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  • This tour is an informative and educative one, and it also comes with fun while exploring ancient Teotihuacan, one of the world's most impressive archaeological sites. You get to climb the pyramids of the Sun and Moon, visit Our Lady of Guadalupe Basilica, an important pilgrimage site, and learn about the 3 cultures represented at Tlatelolco.
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