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41 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Mexico City, Mexico

Unusual Attractions in Mexico City


Layer by Layer: A Mexico City Culinary Adventure

Apr 2—Apr 7, 2019

Immerse yourself in the complex cultural identity of Mexico City through its street food, bustling markets, and well-seasoned history of gastronomic traditions.

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Unique Food & Drink in Mexico City

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Chef Oliverio prepares pan de muerto.

Meet a Baker Giving Life to Día de los Muertos Celebrations

Oliverio Xicotencatl offers a glimpse at the busiest time of the year at his bakery.
This image, now known as <em>La Calavera Catrina,</em> is one of José Guadalupe Posada's most iconic calaveras.

The Endlessly Adaptable Skeletons of José Guadalupe Posada

Calaveras created by the Mexican artist have been repurposed for generations, with wildly varying intent.