By Roberto Vilchis, an ancient history expert who has lived in vibrant downtown Mexico City his whole life.
Edited by Matthew Wears
If you’re spending just three days in Mexico City, then the first question I have to ask is; why not longer? As you probably already know, the city is not only very huge, but there’s sixteen pretty distinct neighbourhoods for you to explore as well. This obviously means that there’s going to be so many places for you to visit, so cramming it all within three days is going to be a very difficult task, but it is possible with the right planning. That’s where this seventy-two hours in Mexico City guide comes in handy, this little article is going to be very important if you want to make the most of your short trip. I’ll be covering only the absolute best of Mexico City here, according to me of course. Having lived here for my entire life, I know exactly what is going to be worth your time and what isn’t, so believe me when I say I’m a bit of a Mexico City travel expert! I live in the south of the city, but I’ve explored pretty much every museum, tasted just about every taco and walked through many of this city's vibrant neighbourhoods. Anyway, it’s time to jump right in to find out exactly what to do in Mexico City in three days. Let begin!