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Shopping in Mexico City

The City of Mexico offers an incredible rank of alternatives for who wants to go shopping in serious. The City of Mexico lodges several of the more modern commercial centers of Latin America. In these commercial centers you can enjoy of elegant stores and restaurants, areas of fast food, prestigious departmental stores, cinemas and some of the most imaginative exhibitions that you will see everywhere. The commercial centers and several of exclusive stores are in the neighborhood that are scattered by the entire city.

The markets are another popular experience that will be found by all the Mexico City. The size of some local markets that they go from the small ones, unexpected, tianguis, until enormous buildings with 200 or 300 different departments offering the imaginable things.

Shopping Districts

  • Centro Historico - The oldest shopping district in Mexico City, you can get nearly everything here. The older department stores are clustered around 20 de Noviembre St.
  • Condesa - Hip shopping and dining district.
  • Altavista - Expensive shopping and dining district in San Angel.
  • Polanco - Expensive shopping and dining district centered around Presidente Masaryk.
Shopping Centers
  • Centro Comercial Antara Polanco - Highly recommended
  • Plaza Loreto - A pleasant open-air shopping center used to be a Paper Factory. It is a very beautiful place and it contains the Soumaya museum, which contains a large amount of sculptures of Rodin (third in the world).
  • Plaza Coyoacán
  • Pabellón Polanco - in Polanco
  • Plaza Universidad - South of the Mexico City
  • Centro Comercial Santa Fe - One of the most developed parts of the city. First-world-class shopping mall.
  • Centro Comercial Perisur - Placed at south of the city. Most developed shopping mall of the Southern Part. Many expensive boutiques and clothes situated, as well as several restaurants and top-notch cinema.
Arts and Crafts
  • Mercado Insurgentes - In Zona Rosa
  • Mercado de Curiosidades - In Centro Historico
  • Superama
  • Comercial Mexicana
  • Gigante
  • Chedraui
  • Wal-Mart
Flea and Antique Markets
  • Sunday art market in the Mother's Monument plaza
  • Mercado de Antiguedades de Cuauhtemoc - Near Centro Historico
  • La Lagunilla and Tepito - Near Centro Historico
  • Bazar del Sábado - In San Angel. Every Saturday, artists show and sell their paintings in a beautiful, cobblestoned zone of the city. There are also stores where they sell handcrafts.
  • Mercado de Alvaro Obregon - In Colonia Roma
  • Mercado de Artesanias - In Coyoacan

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