Daniela, Mexico City, Mexico


Casa de los Azulejos

Best time to visit?

Spring Break - Late March until early April

(Spring break in Mexico is called "Semana Santa" or Holy week. Mexico is very catholic country and our main holidays are mainly dictated by the church calendar.)

Flowers in Coyoacan

Must try local dishes?

There is a local joke in Mexico that says that all of our food has tortillas, cheese and salsa. For part of it, it may be true.

Mole

A sauce made mainly by chilies, seeds, and chocolate. You eat this sauce with chicken or turkey.

Escamoles

Escamoles are ant eggs cooked with butter and garlic. As weird as it sounds, it is actually amazing.

Real mexican tacos

Chalupas

A typical Mexican plate that has a fatter tortilla then you put beans and chicken with some salsa and cheese.

Chilaquiles

Fried tortillas cut into pieces with salsa (it may be red or green) and you put sour cream and cheese on top.

Mezcal

An alcoholic beverage

Aguachile

Aguachile is a mixture of lemon juice, salt, and something spicy and we use this mixture to "cook" some seafood like shrimp.

Gorditas

Fried tortillas with beans cheese and sauce

Tamale

A leaf of corn field with a kind of corn bread, meat (mainly chicken) and chili sauce).

Your city's most popular tourist spot?

Castillo de chapultepec, Angel de la independencia, El centro histórico.

Palacio de bellas artes

Any favorite local place or spot you would recommend to a visitor in your city?

Coyoacan, las piramides de teotihuacan.

El Museo Sumaya

Important local phrases:

How much- ¿Cuánto cuesta?

Hello- Hola

Too expensive- Demasiado Caro

Goodbye- Adios

Thank you- Gracias

Safety Precautions/Reminders/tips for travellers:

Mexico City is very beautiful and safe for tourists, but stay away from certain places, and try not to walk alone at night. If searching for a place to stay, try to stay at El centro histórico, La roma, La condesa or Polanco. Enjoy your stay you are at the most amazing city in the world.

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Castillo De Chapultec

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