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Planning a holiday to Mexico City? This place certainly packs a punch as the largest city in North America. Most visitors will touch down at Benito Juarez International Airport (MEX) which is served by dozens of airlines like KLM, British Airways, Aeromexico, United Airlines, among others.
There are only two seasons in Mexico City: dry (November to April) and wet (May to October). Spring and fall are the best times to visit for weather as it rains a lot during the summer months. Book your flights to Mexico City at least 6 months in advance.
Direct flights to Mexico City take just over 10 hours from London.
Mexico City is vast with plenty to offer visitors but most will find central, downtown Mexico City to be the best place to start. The city's pre-Columbian architecture from the 12th century is charming, the palaces in Centro are magnificent and the museums are a class act.
Zocalo: Also known as Constitution Square is the main plaza and one of the world's biggest squares. City Hall and the Cathedral face it and many art festivals take place here.
Coyoacán: This is a historic Colonial Arts district where many a famous artist lived including Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Leon Trotsky. There are many art galleries to see here.
Chapultepec Park: This huge park in the middle of the city is a green oasis on a warm day. There is a zoo, several museums including the Modern Art Museums and the Museum of Anthropology as well as a castle where an Austrian Habsburg once lived.
Find more information on Visit Mexico.
There are hundreds of hotels in Mexico City to choose from and price will definitely depend on which district you'd like to stay in. Zona Rosa is quite tourist and offers plenty in the mid-range while Polanco has mostly higher-end hotels.