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Why Go?

The bustling, modern Zócalo (main square), which sits cheek-by-jowl with 15th-century Aztec ruins

Art, everywhere—especially if you're a Diego or Frida fan

The traditional three-hour lunch, including tequila shots, is alive and well here

What To Skip

The green-and-white VW bug taxis, which could be dangerous

What For:

Arts + Culture, Food + Wine, Nightlife, Shopping

When To Go:

April, May, June, September


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