La Condesa neighborhood is hip, chic and intimate
If you are looking to mingle with fashionable and cool people in Mexico City, go to La Condesa Neighbourhood. The restaurants, cafes, and bars are vibrant and chic, perfect and loved by millennials from Mexico City and all over the world. Neighboring La Condesa is Roma, which is equally a hip neighborhood.
Hotel Condesa D.F.
Condesa DF is arguably the most popular hotel and place to visit in La Condesa neighborhood. In addition to looking for accommodation, people flock to Hotel Condesa DF’s rooftop bar for food, entertainment and stunning views of the city. Even the cozy surroundings of the hotel attract tourists. The hotel is located in Avenue Veracruz.
This beautiful park in Mexico City is the perfect place to go and take a stroll or have a picnic lunch. If you are a dog lover you will enjoy cute dogs found in this park. Once a racetrack, the park offers a perfect place for joggers. Avenida Ámsterdam surrounds Parque Mexico; people can enjoy the pedestrian pavement lined with trees that provide a fresh breeze.
Architecture in La Condesa neighborhood is stunning and unique. The colorful houses and shops have unique designs yet with a modern twist.
Theaters and Bookstores
Visit El Pendulo Book Cafe for its selection of unique books and good food. Also, visit the largest bookstore in Mexico that has a cafeteria and art gallery. The name of the bookstore is Centro Cultural Bella y Librería Fonda de Cultura Económica Rosario Castellanos.
Visit Foro Shakespeare Theater for traditional Mexican drama. Go to El Plaza Theater for shows from local and international artists. Music lovers flock to this place in La Condesa.
Shopping in La Condesa
Boutiques are many in La Condesa and they are full of fashionable and chic clothing items. Designer clothes and vintage items are also available in a few shops. Avenida Michoacán, Avenida Amsterdam, Tamaulipas, Colima street and Vicente Suárez are some of the best streets/places to shop.
Avenida Michoacán: This street is a must visit as it presents you with shopping and entertainment. Restaurants, cafes, and boutiques fill this street and the atmosphere is vibrant.
Visit the market in Avenida Pachuca that takes place every Tuesday. The market sits between Juan de la Barrera and Avenida Veracruz.
Where to eat
Street food: As you stroll through the streets of La Condesa neighborhood, stop by the food trucks you see parked near shopping areas. The food trucks outside Superama in Fernando Montes de Oca Road have amazing food. Food sold in these trucks is so delicious and authentic; you will never eat proper traditional Mexican food anywhere else than in the streets.
La Xampa Bar: Food, drinks, live music and other entertainment. The address is Av Nuevo León 66, Hipódromo, 06100 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico.
Mercado Roma: This food court is popular and has good food. The address is Calle Querétaro 225, Roma Nte., 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico.
Nearby must-see attraction
Just 2.8 km from La Condesa neighborhood you will find Chapultepec Castle and Bosque de Chapultepec. This castle was built in the 18th century by Viceroy Bernardo de Galvez as a vacation home which later was converted into the headquarters of Military Academy of Mexico as well as a presidential palace. It was decreed the National Museum of History in 1939.
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