Bosque de Chapultepec, Mexico City

4.6
#1 of 45 in Parks in Mexico City
Escape the hustle and bustle of Mexico City at Bosque de Chapultepec, the largest urban park in the Western Hemisphere. The green lung of Mexico City, the park spreads over an area of 686 hectares (1,695 acres) and features a colonial castle. The park also offers exercise equipment, playgrounds, gardens, lakes, and lagoons with plenty of space to enjoy outdoor activities like picnicking and row boating. Explore the history of Mexico City by visiting numerous ruins within the park, some of which date back to the pre-Columbian period. Amenities include restrooms and stalls selling souvenirs and handicrafts. Add Bosque de Chapultepec to your Mexico City travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Mexico City vacation planner .
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  • its a good place to stay, its quiet and fresh, and you can go to the lake, rent a bote with your family or for a date and discover the nice views, take pictures, visit the Castle of Chapultepec and ea...  more »
  • The park is a huge green lung, on the there are walking trails, a lake where you can rent boats. There are also many sales stalls for souvenirs, sweets, places to eat. There are spaces with tables and benches ideal for sitting down to eat, having a drink or just looking at. Within the forest is chapultepec Castle and museum of national history.
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  • A must see if you're visiting Mexico! There are museums, a castle, markets, food stalls, squirrels and lots of beautiful water fountains and peaceful areas. There's also a lake where you can paddle boat, which we did but it was quite hard to paddle and exhausted us quickly. My favourite place in Mexico City!
  • This is a must visit. Mexico City's Central Park. The forest is packed with things to do from traditional street food vendors to fine dining. There's a zoo, a botanical garden, and lakes. There are several museums including two former presidential residencies, one of them is the White House equivalent and the other is a castle! There's also a kid's science museum and the anthropology and history museum where you can see the original Aztec calendar. There's also an amusement park.
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