Zoologico de Chapultepec
El Monumento de la Independencia
(0.25 miles south)
(0.50 miles east)
Museo Nacional de Arte
(1 mile east)
Bosque de Chapultepec
(1 mile southwest)
Cafe de Tacuba
Fonda del Recuerdo
(0.50 miles northwest)
WeatherBecause of its altitude (7,350 ft/2,240 m), Mexico City doesn't usually get blisteringly hot. The rainy season is June-October. The afternoon rain showers then can be fierce, leaving the streets flooded for a few hours. Smog is the worst in winter (December-February), when you may also see some frost. Summers are warm, but not oppressively so. We think the best time to visit is during Easter week and the Christmas holidays (the week before Christmas and the two weeks after). Many residents flee to Mexico's beaches at that time, making the city seem surrealistically calm and enjoyable. (As a result, there's also less smog during those times.) Always take along a sweater and a light jacket.
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