Ritz Hotel Mexico City, a Family Hotel
Looking for a cheap, pleasant and family hotel in Mexico City? You found us! In Ritz Hotel we have everything you need: comfortable and spacious accommodations, excellent location near the main attractions in the Historic Center of Mexico City and yes, the lowest rates. Stay in Ritz Hotel and let us make of your family travel something to remember.
Family Activities in Mexico City
Family vacations in Mexico City might be a little bit tiring but definitely unforgettable. It’s because of the several points of recreation, parks, eco spaces and zoos that this City is the first option of many to spend some quality family time. Take your beloved ones in a tour around Mexico City, and take a look around of some recommendations we want to share with you:
PARKS IN MEXICO CITY
Chapultepec Park and the Zoo
Is an enormous park in the middle of the City, and it offers several attractions for your vacations in Mexico City, like a Zoo which has 2 giant pandas and over 2000 animals more, and lots of museums such as the Museum of Modern Art, the Anthropology Museum, The Children´s Museum and the Natural History Museum. The National Museum (also known as the Castle Of Chapultepec) is located here too and it has an incredible history since is the old residence of the Austrian emperor Maximiliano de Habsburgo.
Anthropology National Museum
is one of the most complete museums around the world and it´s an obligated visit in our Mexico City Tour Guide. It reunites the best sculpture, jewel and art craft collection of the antique Mexican cultures.
National Museum of History “Castillo de Chapultepec”
It Exhibits a big amount of pieces that illustrate the history of Mexico since the Spanish conquest.
Frida Kahlo Museum
Also denominated Blue House, or Casa Azul, it’s the house where the Mexican painter lived from the day she was born until the day she died. It exhibits a big part of her art and personal objects.
Don´t think the only food you´ll have in your Mexico City vacations is tacos, burritos and quesadillas. In Mexico City you will find regional specialties from all over the country, besides the elegant international cuisine such as Japanese, Chinese, French, Polish, Italian and much more.
Hotel Ritz Mexico City: Historic Center of Mexico City
Whether you´re looking for a relaxing stay or a fun getaway, your hotel in the Historic Center of Mexico City is the right decision to take.
You will find that the hardest thing to do will be to decide what to do. The many activities and places to visit inMexico City will turn your simple leisure travel into the vacations of your life. With many parks, monuments and historic buildings, Mexico City is definitely the place to be and Ritz Hotel the place to stay. These are just a few of the many places you must visit on your vacations in Mexico City.
Main attractions in Mexico City
ZOCALO OF MEXICO CITY
Now that you´re staying in our Hotel in the Historic Center of Mexico City, we highly recommend you to visit the place known as El Zocalo.
This place, considered one of the four world´s biggest plazas, definitely invites you to travel to the past. Located under this plaza are the ruins of the Templo Mayor, the most important ceremonial center of the Aztec empire’s capital, Tenochtitlan.
Surrounding this area you´ll be able to visit the Metropolitan Cathedral, the National Palace and several commercial spots. This Plaza has so much meaning for Mexican people and that´s why every September 15 the hotels In the Historic Center of Mexico City are full with visitors to celebrate Mexico’s Independence Day.
ANGEL DE LA INDEPENDENCIA MONUMENT
The Angel of the Independence is probably the most representative monument of Mexico City. With an amazing architectonic beauty, it has a great symbolism for Mexicans.
Built by the Architect Antonio Rivas Mercado and the Italian artist Enrique Alciati and inaugurated in 1910, the Angel of Independence has in its base the rests of the independence heroes.
METROPOLITAN CATHEDRAL OF MEXICO CITY
In Ritz Hotel Mexico City we have a highly appreciation for our guests, that´s why we recommend you to make a visit to the biggest Cathedral in Latin America. The Metropolitan Cathedral is the best example of colonial architecture and its first stone was placed in 1524 by Hernan Cortes.
Thanks to the almost 20 million of annual pilgrims that visit this place, the Basilica of Guadalupe has become in one of the main religious precincts in Mexico. In this place you will find the Ayate of the Indian Juan Diego, which is the mantle where the image of the Virgin of Guadalupe was captured miraculously. Today, the temple has a big esplanade and seven entrances, with a circular shape that makes possible to watch the image of the Virgin from any spot. If you are in the pilgrimage or you just want to meet this place, our hotel in the Historic Center of Mexico City open its doors to you.
Called like this because of the Alamo trees once planted there, the Alameda Central was built in 1595 by order of the Viceroy Luis de Velasco. In this park people coexists with nature in complete relaxation. Your Ritz Hotel Mexico Cityis located in an easy access zone, so you won´t have any problem when you´re visiting this historic Park.
LATIN AMERICAN TOWER
A true symbol of modernity in Mexico City is the Latin American Tower. This tower, inaugurated in 1956 has a special place in Mexican’s hearts as it once was the tallest building in Latin America. It has 43 floors and an observation deck in the last 3 floors.
PALACE OF FINE ARTS
Art and Culture have a permanent space in this magnificent construction that will take your breath away. The impressive architecture has always been a matter of wonder for those who visit this Palace to enjoy of culture and art.
Going Shopping in the Historic Center of Mexico City
There´s a said about shopping in Mexico City: “if you can´t find it, it hasn´t been invented”. That´s the spirit of a shopping day in the Historic Center of Mexico City. Here you´ll find enormous shopping malls with a huge variety of clothing stores, department stores, bookstores, art shops and coffee shops. The fantastic variety of commercial spots makes of a simple shopping day something truly special.
From the latest in fashion to the most wonderful work of a craftsman, in the Historic Center of Mexico City you´ll find everything for that special detail or souvenir of your visit to this historic place.