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Mexico City - The Largest City In The World
With 25 million inhabitants, Mexico City is the largest city in the world; it's therefore no surprise that it has so much to offer - from intriguing modern attractions to a variety of ancient cultural wonders. The roots of Mexico's capital lie in its historic centre, which is home to a number of museums, galleries and landmarks; visitors can also experience various religious festivities, cultural events and the "spirit" of the city by spending time wandering through its centre. Some of Mexico City's top attractions include the National Museum of Anthropology, the Templo Mayor and the Catedral Metropolitana, which now dominates the city's main square, the Zacolo. What's more, Mexico City offers an exquisite opportunity for children to partake in its cultural splendour. The Papalote Children's Museum, for example, holds an array of treasures and is one of the most visited scientific museums in the world.

But the cultural wealth of Mexico is apparent in much more than its ancient buildings, museums and galleries; it's particularly evident in the city's traditions and celebrations. Cinco de May, Dia de Muertos, Representación de la Pasión de Cristo and countless other traditions exude the intriguing character of Mexico City to visitors and locals alike.

While in Mexico City, visitors can take their pick from an extensive array of activities. It's particularly worthwhile to tour one of the city's local markets - such as the La Merced and San Juan markets in the downtown area - where you will find a vast variety of fruits, herbs, flowers and regional products. And where better to experience the world-renowned Mexican cuisine than in Mexico City?

Mexico City's nightlife is also something which should not be missed on your trip to the city; with various shows, restaurants, clubs, bars and discotheques around the city, night time adventures are guaranteed to be just as exciting as daytime jaunts. Dance to cumbia, salsa or meringue music, or see a show in one of Mexico City's numerous theatres.

If you'd like to take a break from the bustle of the city, rest assured that you have countless options to consider. Take an Aztec tour just northeast of Mexico City, where you'll experience the Teotihuacan Pyramids and the ceremonial centre - with its palaces, plazas and altars - along the Avenue of the Dead. Or, for a bit of spectacular fun in the sun, head to one of Mexico's many blissful beach resorts and seaside towns. Mexico's beaches are truly stunning: explore junglous regions, take a dip into the crystal waters, or sun-bathe on the vast, golden coastline. If you're after a bit of beach-side adventure, take your pick from a range of activities such as snorkelling, sailing, surfing and more. Cancun, Acapulco and Puerto Vallarta are particularly popular destinations for Mexican beach holidays.

If you're thinking about taking a trip to Mexico City, you'll find that getting there is easy; countless airlines and travel agents offer frequent flights to Mexico City as well as various other places of interest in Mexico - so don't delay. With so much to choose from on a holiday to Mexico City - from bustling excitement to nearby quaint villages and serene beach settings - every holiday-goer can fulfil his or her idea of the perfect getaway.
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