48 hours in Mexico City

Are you staying for just two days in Mexico City and you don’t know what to do? Well, let us tell you that you just have enough time to live a great adventure.

As you may know, Mexico City is plenty of monuments, museums and places to visit. So, attempting to discover them all in just one trip is more than impossible. However, we have created a practical guide, so you can enjoy the very best of this city within just two days.

So, let’s begin!

What can I do in Mexico City in 48 hours?

Beyond having everything you could possibly wish for, this city is renowned for being the major representant of Mexican heritage. From cobbled streets and colonial-style buildings to a cultural-rich cuisine, you must perfectly organize your trip if you are up to take advantage of each minute.

If you still don’t know, where to go, what to visit or where to stay, keep on reading. In further words, you will discover the top 5 places you must visit on a weekend getaway in Mexico City and the very best hotels where you can stay.

Top 5 places to visit in Mexico City

Although we are about to present a list of our 5 favorite places in Mexico City, you must know that there’s no specific order to visit them. You can just get around and let the magic happen. Besides, if you are staying at Kali Escandon or Kali Ciudadela, it will be much easier for you to reach these attractions. 

  • National Palace ( Palacio Nacional):  This building is something alike the Whitehouse in the USA. All its halls are full of murals and paintings which portray the milestones of Mexican history. In addition, inner gardens and squares are simply amazing to take gorgeous photos.
  • Palace of Fine Arts (Palacio de Bellas Artes): Worldwide acclaimed by dancers, actors, and painters; this is the convergence point of all arts in Mexico. Moreover, the Palace itself is a major attraction, as it joins elements of Art Nouveau and Art Deco.
  • Independence Angel (Angel de la Independencia): This is the most widely famous roundabout in all Mexico. So you can’t miss the chance of taking all the pictures you want to the representation of freedom itself.

  • Where can I eat authentic Mexican Food in Mexico City?

    Our best advice is to always live the authentic Mexican experience. If you are in the mood of trying something different and you are near the Independence Angel, there are lots of tiny stalls around this monument where you can have the best Mexican dinner ever.


  •  Castle of Chapultepec (Castillo de Chapultepec): Once used as the residence of Mexican Emperors, it has become the National History Museum. Spending a day here, its a perfect plan when traveling with children. In the morning they can walk through Mexican history and in the afternoon have some fun in the zoo or in the park next to it.
  • Xochimilco: The final stop on your 48-hour getaway to Mexico City. Xochimilco is an ecological park in the countryside of Mexico City worldwide famous for its unique boats called “trajineras”. So, get ready to spend your last evening watching the sun going down while you listen to regional music and taste the most delicious dishes Mexican cuisine has. What else can you ask for?
  • Probably, it would be more time, but if you are still wondering which places you should visit, then don’t hesitate to follow this top five. Certainly you will live the very best of Mexico City.

    This city is much more than the ideal representation of Mexican heritage, it’s also a great icon of Mexican proudness. Don’t miss the chance of hanging around and discovering all the most gorgeous places in Mexico City. Remember that 48 hours are more than enough to have an unforgettable vacation.

    Don’t go yet! We still have one recommendation more. If you are still looking for accommodation in Mexico City, book a suite at Kali Escandon or Kali Ciudadela. As these hotels are near the historical district, you will have the most amazing views of colonial buildings and some monuments. In addition, as these rooms are heavenly decorated with minimalistic accents, you will have the most comfortable place to rest and relax. So, book now and get ready to feel another level of comfort.

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