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Travel Guide to Mexico City

One of the world’s super-cities thanks to its enormous population and geographic coverage, Mexico City is a fascinating place to visit. Naturally, for such a large city, there are the dedicated shopping areas and tourist focused districts, which are the recommended places to go, but caution is advised when travelling a little further out as poverty is an issue here and leads to incidents of crime.

Simple common sense is all that is needed though to avoid any potential problems, and there is certainly plenty to explore in and around the centre of the city. Culturally it is something of a melting pot of styles, which provides a level of variety that is unrivalled and ensures a wonderful experience for those willing to jump in.

Sights to see in Mexico City

Leave time to explore Mexico City in order to see some of the sights. The Mexico City top attractions include the Aztec Pyramids is great to see for yourself. The Views from Torre Major skyscraper are also well worth seeking out. Mexico City’s culture offers loads to see!

We recommend booking a Mexico City tour before you go, and benefiting from the expertise of our Mexico City based guides who will show you Mexico City’s less well known attractions.

Mexico City Sports Information

As everyone knows, Mexico City’s overwhelmingly favourite pastime is Soccer. The best-known team is Club de Futbol America at their home: the Azteca. Each year, the biggest event in Mexico City’s sporting calendar is Champcar Series Motor racing, which you can see at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez - tickets can be hard to get, so book in advance!

Sights to see in Mexico City

Leave time to explore Mexico City in order to see some of the sights. The Mexico City top attractions include the Aztec Pyramids is great to see for yourself. The Views from Torre Major skyscraper are also well worth seeking out. Mexico City’s culture offers loads to see!

We recommend booking a Mexico City tour before you go, and benefiting from the expertise of our Mexico City based guides who will show you Mexico City’s less well known attractions.

Mexico City Weather

It is simple to find the best weather in Mexico City courtesy of our easy to read climate guide to Mexico City. The table below displays annual temperature trends in Mexico City over twelve months, giving a guide to the climate of Mexico City, so you can plan the best time to go!

Tips For Driving in Mexico City

All you need to drive a car in Mexico City is your regular UK license. For security in Mexico, make sure your license is valid before you go to Mexico City.

When you drive in Mexico City, in common with the rest of Mexico, you need to drive on the right.

Even though you cannot book car hire in Mexico City online, there is still plenty to enjoy in Mexico City's surrounding areas, so make sure you explore.

Mexico City Airport Information

Mexico City International Airport lies roughly 6 miles east from Mexico City. The international IATA code for the airport is MEX is only about 11 hours from the UK approximately. Getting into Mexico City, and taxis are also available. Mexico City International Airport offers plenty to do including shops offering souvenirs of Mexico City.

Mexico City UK Consulate Details

If you get into trouble in Mexico City, or just need some advice, the Mexico City British Consulate is the place to go.

British Embassy
Rio Lerma 71
Col Cuauhtemoc
06500 Mexico DF

Telephone: (52) (55) 5242 8500

Quick Guide to Mexico City

City Name: Mexico City
Country: Mexico
Language: Spanish
Currency: Mexican Peso
Time Difference: GMT - 6
Electricity Supply: 110V AC 60Hz

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