Ways to Experience Mexican Culture in Mexico City
There’s so much more to Mexico than tequila and tacos. From lucha libre wrestling and mariachi bands to world-famous Day of the Dead festivals and ancient traditions dating back to the Aztec and Maya civilizations, here’s how to experience Mexican culture in its epicenter, Mexico City.
Sample Mexico’s culinary delights—including delicious quesadillas, pozole, and tamales—on afood tourof Mexico City’s Polanco, Coyoacan, or Roma Norte neighborhoods.
Ply the colorful floating gardens of Xochimilco, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on a traditionaltrajinera boat cruise.
Experience the thrill of alucha libre wrestling matchand cheer on thetécnicos andrudos in their brightly colored masks.
Listen tolive mariachi musicin Plaza Garibaldi or dance the night away at one of Mexico’s City coolestsalsa clubs.
Marvel at the masterpieces of one of Mexico’s most iconic artists at theFrida Kahlo Museum(Museo Frida Kahlo, aka the Blue House).
Learn the secrets of traditional Mexican cuisine with aculinary walking tourof the local markets, followed by a private or small-groupcooking class.
Uncover Mexico’s ancient history as you explore theTeotihuacánarcheological site or theNational Museum of Anthropology(Museo Nacional de Antropologia).