48 Hours in Mexico City

Mexico, Mexico City Guide (B): 48 Hours in Mexico City

More than 20 million people live in Mexico City. Thus it is the largest city in the western hemisphere and the largest Spanish-speaking city on this planet. 4-5 million people use the metro everyday and Mexico City’s airport is the largest one in Latin America.

But did you also know that Mexico City is the city with the most museums in the world? No, it’s not Paris, London or New York, it’s actually Mexico City. It’s also a city with more than 100 art galleries and 30 concert halls, it has the fourth highest number of theaters. The oldest university of America can be found here which also has become a UNESCO World Heritage site.

And no, Mexico city is not a poor city with a lot of crime and trafficking. Mexico City is actually the eight richest city in the world. After years of decreasing crime rates, Mexico City is now apparently safer than Washington DC. There is one police officer for every 100 residents.

As you can see Mexico City is a diversified city which has a lot more to offer than it appears by its reputation. It’s a very cultural city with several hip and alternative neighborhoods, one of the best street food in the world and hear hear it’s much greener than you might expect. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 48 Hours in Mexico City
Guide Location: Mexico » Mexico City
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Museum Frida Kahlo   Cathedral on Zocalo   Templo Mayor   Sonara Market   Torre Latinoamericana   Museum of Fine Arts   Monumento de la Revolucion   Chapultepec   Hostel Mundo Joven Catedral   Coyoacan Market   Merced Market   Parque Espana   Parque Mexico  
Author: Stefka Poessel
Read it on author's website: http://foodandphotosrtw.com/2016/01/14/48-hours-in-mexico-ci

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