Child-friendly Mexico City



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Family is the single most important social unit for most Mexicans, therefore the city is incredibly child friendly. Restaurants, parks, tourist sights, all make efforts to accommodate the young ones and make the stay comfortable for everyone involved. Here are our picks for a child friendly holiday you wont forget.

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Parque Nacional Desierto de los Leones

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Location:

Camino al Desierto de los Leones
Cuajimalpa
03310 Mexico City, Mexico

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tel: +52 55 533 4700 (Información Turisticos)


Centro de Convivencia Infantil

Location:

Avenida Paseo de la Reforma s/n
1a Sección del Bosque de Chapultepec
11100 Mexico City, Mexico

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Day 1 - Mexico City


Altitude in Mexico City is a bit of a hassle. Today has been planned so that you and your children can get accustomed to such great heights without sacrificing your health in the process. Sow walks along the Viveros de Coyoacan, a comfortable stroll through Parque de Mexico in the stunning Condesa neighbourhood where you can watch an adorable dog training school as they give classes to amazing breeds, and dinner at the kid-friendly Hard Rock Cafe.


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Viveros de Coyoacán

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Location:

Avenida Universidad 2100
Del Carmen Coyoacán
04100 Mexico City, Mexico


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Hard Rock Café Ciudad de México

Location:

Campos Elíseos, 290
Polanco
11560 Mexico City, Mexico

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tel: 52 (55) 5327 7120
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W Mexico City

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Location:

Campos Eliseos 252
Corner with Andres Bello, Col. Polanco
11560 Mexico City, MX

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tel: 9138 1800
fax: 9138-1899
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Day 2 - Mexico City


Begin the day with a cruisy affair: sitting down on a two floor-high bus and being taken to some of the city's highlights. Head to the Torre Latinoamericana, a skyscrapper that overlooks the city which children of all ages are sure to enjoy. End your day at the Museo de Arte Popular, a stunning very child friendly museum that is colourful and super fun for the whole family.


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Mexico City Sightseeing Tour

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Mexico City, Mexico

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Torre Latinoamericana

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Location:

Eje Central 2
Centro Historico
06040 Mexico City, Mexico

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tel: +52 5 518 1714
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Casa de las Sirenas

Location:

República de Guatemala No. 32
Colonia Centro
6010 Mexico City, Mexico

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Museo de Arte Popular

Location:

Revillagigedo #11 (enter through Independencia street)
Centro Histórico
06050 Mexico City, Mexico

Contact:

tel: (55) 5510-2201
fax: +52 5 521 6679
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Day 3 - San Juan Teotihuacan, Mexico City


The Teotihuacan pyramids is a hard day's walk, but there are ways to see only what you want and what your children can handle. Ask your hotel staff to arrange a tour. Follow this by a meal at a restaurant that will have the young ones in awe: La Gruta, and if there is still time visit the gorgeous Frida museum where even young ones will be amazed by the colourful life of this amazing painter.


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Teotihuacan Pyramids (Pirámides de Teotihuacan)

Location:

Carretera México Teotihuacan Km. 46
Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan
03010 San Juan Teotihuacan, Mexico

Contact:

tel: +55 52 50 0123 (Información Turística)


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La Gruta

Location:

At the visitor exit of Teotihuacan Pyramids
Teotihuacan
Mexico City, Mexico

Contact:

tel: 52 594 956 0127
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Museo Frida Kahlo

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Location:

Londres 247, between Calles Allende and Abasolo
Colonia del Carmen
04400 Mexico City, Mexico

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tel: +52 55 54 5999
fax: +52 56 58 5778
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Day 4 - Mexico City


Sundays are without a doubt, Mexican family day. Parks, restaurants, cinemas and the streets get packed with children and their families. One of the most popular spots is the massive and majestic Chapultepec area with dozens of entertainment options like a zoo, water fountains, anthropology and delightful art museums,a gorgeous castle, amusement park, a children's museum, clowns galore, etc and all within walking distance of each other. You can even hire bikes or get some of the free, government sponsored ones. The hawkers can be a bit of a handful, but this is a great way to experience, first hand, Mexican family entertainment.


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Bosque de Chapultepec

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Location:

Avenida Constituyentes
Avenida Reforma
11850 Mexico City, Mexico

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tel: +52 5 515 0535
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Parque Zoológico de Chapultepec

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Location:

Paseo de la Reforma
Primera Sección del Bosque de Chapultepec
11000 Mexico City, Mexico

Contact:

tel: +52 55 5553 6263
fax: +52 55 5553 6229
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Papalote Museo del Niño

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Location:

Av. de los Constituyentes 268
Bosque de Chapultepec
11560 Mexico City, Mexico

Contact:

tel: +52 5 237 1714
fax: +52 5 273 0774
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Feria Chapultepec Mágico (La)

Location:

Segunda sección del Bosque de Chapultepec
Chapultepec Polanco
11100 Mexico City, Mexico

Contact:

tel: +52 55 5230 2121
fax: +52 55 5230 2100
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Casa Merlos

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Location:

Victoriano Zepeda 80
Observatorio
11860 Mexico City, Mexico

Contact:

tel: 52 55 5277 4360


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Benedetti's

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Location:

Avenida Coyoacán 2000
Centro Comercial Coyoacán
03100 Mexico City, Mexico

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tel: 52 5 605 8428
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Day 5 - Mexico City


Depending on your stamina, today you get the choice of two main activities: either head to the Dinamos, a beautiful large park which will allow you to do pony rides, walk beside a river and bird watch, or head to Six Flags Mexico for some of the scariest rides in the land. Follow this by a museum/virtual reality venue where all your senses will be stimulated. Head to a great family restaurant for a finishing meal.


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Dínamos (Los)

Location:

Parque Nacional Los Dínamos
Magdalena Contreras
14100 Mexico City, Mexico

Contact:

tel: +52 55 533 4700 (Información Turisticos)


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Sensorama

Location:

Orizaba, 214
Colonia Roma
06700 Mexico City, Mexico

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tel: +52 55 1998 2586
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Six Flags México

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Location:

Km 1 1/2 Carretera Picacho-Ajusco
Colonia Héroes de Padierna
14200 Mexico City, Mexico

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tel: +52 55 5339 3600
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El Bajío

Location:

Av. Cuitlahuac 2709
Mexico City, Mexico

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Day 6 - Mexico City


Xochimilco is a fantastic family boat trip through water canals. Children will be entertained watching the many dogs that will line the canals, the floating musical bands (ask a mariachi band for the song "Mariachi Loco" a children's favourite) and more.End the day at the Hacienda like restaurant in San Angel.


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Xochimilco

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Location:

Avenida México Xochimilco
(Xochimilco)
16500 Mexico City, Mexico

Contact:

tel: +52 5 5525 9380 (Información Turisticos)


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San Angel Inn

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Location:

Diego Rivera 50 Y Altavista
Colonia San Angel Inn
01060 Mexico City, Mexico

Contact:

tel: 52 55 5616 2222
fax: 52 55 5616 0973
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Day 7 - Mexico City


Arena Mexico is the perfect place for kids to experience first hand the wonderful and weird world of Mexican wrestling made so popular by Nacho Libre and other Hollywood films. Follow this by a meal at China Grill where there is even a children's area with video games to keep them entertained while the parents enjoy a fabulous meal.


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Picolo Mondo

Location:

San Fernando, 649
14080 Mexico City, Mexico

Contact:

tel: +52 56 66 1488


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Arena Mexico

Location:

Calle Doctor Lavista 197
6720 Mexico City, Mexico

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tel: 52 5325-9000
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China Grill

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Location:

Mariano Escobedo 700
Polanco
11560 Mexico City, Mexico

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tel: 52 55 5263 8887
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