With a population of over 19 million, Mexico City is one of the largest cities in the world. It’s a city that offers an array of options in regards to culture, architecture, and entertainment with a large number of restaurants, stores, theaters, museums and archaeological sites, in addition to its world-renowned cuisine. You can also appreciate the architectural richness of its colonial-era buildings, archeological ruins, and cultural centers housed within ancient structures.
In Mexico City, Spanish is spoken by the majority of its residents, but if you listen carefully you can overhear one of the many other languages indigenous to Mexico including Otomí, Zapoteco, Náhuatl, Mixteco, and Mazahua. English is the second most spoken language.
The weather is mild throughout the year, with warm summers, which can reach temperatures of 30°C (86 °F). During the winter, the daytime temperatures are pleasant, while the nights and mornings are cold.
Mexico City is the oldest city in the Western hemisphere and holds exciting new opportunities for adventurers seeking entertainment, culture, and rest. Prepare to visit a city full of flavor with spicy food, Afro-Latin rhythms, and mariachi bands.
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In Mexico City, the night life is vibrant, with restaurants and bars for all tastes. They say that the nightlife extends until the late hours of the morning in its ballrooms and nightclubs. Read some options about LGBTI night life in Mexico City. In addition, you can download this map with information about LGBTI friendly bars and clubs.
Mexico City, recognizing the rich historial traditions of Mexico, celebrates many important religious events, along with some native celebrations from its ancient cultures. At the end of the week preceding the conference, Mexico will celebrate Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead), with a multitude of celebrations, offerings, and related activities in Mexico City and throughout the country. Learn more about festivities, events, and holidays.
The ransportation system in Mexico City is a large and diversified system that facilitates easy access to the city. An array of options including the metro, buses, trains, taxis and car rentals make arriving at your destination an easy endeavor. Learn more about transportation in Mexico City.