Polanco Shopping Walk, Mexico City

Polanco Shopping Walk (Self Guided), Mexico City

When Mexico City’s rich and famous want to shop, they head for the upmarket district of Polanco. With its exclusive shops and luxury boutiques, this exquisite shopping district is often being compared to California's Beverly Hills or the Champs Elysees in Paris. Lining the upscale streets are international brands as well as some of those that are unique to Mexico. Some of the names you will come across are the very epitome of luxury shopping and include Cartier, Burberry and Tiffany.

The main thoroughfare is Presidente Masaryk Avenue, which is Mexico City's equivalent of Rodeo Drive. This is where the ultra-cool and the ultra-rich do their fashion shopping in what is considered to be the most prestigious street in the city. If you are not here to buy, browsing the beautiful window displays is an entertaining way to spend a few hours.

For even more upscale shopping, make tracks for Antara Polanco, a series of shops, restaurants and coffee houses in an outdoor shopping plaza. This space also hosts carnivals and cultural events throughout the year. Another great shopping location is Plaza Moliere, considered to be one of the country's best shopping malls, featuring local and international brands.
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Polanco Shopping Walk Map

Guide Name: Polanco Shopping Walk
Guide Location: Mexico » Mexico City
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 3.3 Km or 2.1 Miles
Author: Dee
Antara Fashion Hall

1) Antara Fashion Hall

Palacio de Hierro

2) Palacio de Hierro

President Masaryk Avenue

3) President Masaryk Avenue

President Masaryk Avenue

4) President Masaryk Avenue

President Masaryk Avenue

5) President Masaryk Avenue

Pasaje Comercial

6) Pasaje Comercial

President Masaryk Avenue

7) President Masaryk Avenue

President Masaryk Avenue

8) President Masaryk Avenue

President Masaryk Avenue

9) President Masaryk Avenue

Walking Tours in Mexico City, Mexico

Create Your Own Walk in Mexico City

Create Your Own Walk in Mexico City

Creating your own self-guided walk in Mexico City is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Zona Rosa Walking Tour

Zona Rosa Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 Km or 2.3 Miles
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Historic Center Food Tour

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.6 Km or 1 Miles
Chapultepec Park Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 Km or 2.4 Miles
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One of its most famous...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 Km or 1.6 Miles
Historic Center Walking Tour

Historic Center Walking Tour

Mexico City is the oldest capital in the Americas and is one of the two founded by indigenous people. Originally known as Mexico Tenochtitlan, the city was built by the Mexicas (aka Aztecs) in 1325. According to a legend, the Mexicas' principal god, Huitzilopochtli, pointed out the site of the future settlement with an image of a golden eagle perched on a prickly pear cactus, devouring a...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 Km or 1.7 Miles

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