Mexico City, Mexico
Mexico City Shopping | Where to Shop and What to Buy
Mexico City is a paradise for shopping, offering world-class malls, including Centro Santa Fe, Perisur, Pabellon Polanco, and Interlomas. The Zona Rosa and Polanco districts meanwhile, are where you'll find prestigious boutiques, as well as art galleries, antiques stores, jewelry stores, and handicrafts from all over Mexico.
The city also offers plazas, street traders, and stalls of all kinds. Heading into the world of shopping in Mexico City is an indescribable experience, as there are areas specialized in certain items, such as the Historic Downtown Area, which has entire streets dedicated to selling exclusively beauty products, jewelry, electronics, books, and more. Take a tour of the city and discover its secrets!
Centro Santa Fe
Centro Santa Fe is a result of an ambitious, visionary project and is the largest shopping mall in Latin America. Here you'll find excellent cinemas, furniture and decorative products for the house, and an ice rink offering skating and hockey classes, as well as an endless array of restaurants and entertainment for all tastes. The complex also has a VIP area "Via Santa Fe", which is home to prestigious brands like Dolce & Gabbana, Emporio Armani, Lacoste Live, Marc Jacobs, and more.
Located around this charming colony you'll find lots of art galleries. During the exhibitions new and cutting edge artists can occasionally be found. In "La Condesa" you'll also find the latest fashionable items, including ultra-modern furniture.
Av. Mazaryk (Polanco)
Avenida Mazaryk is synonymous with world-famous designer stores and exclusive boutiques. It also offers numerous cafes, restaurants and bars to complement a wonderful shopping experience.
The Zona Rosa has been the ideal place to walk and shop for more than 20 years. Located close to Chapultepec and the Historic Downtown area, this district features a number of high-end boutiques and galleries with works from famous Mexican and international artists.
Antara Fashion Hall
Situated in the exclusive Polanco region, this shopping mall features elegant boutiques by famous designers, perfumeries, cosmetic stores, travel stores, shoe shops, and jewelry stores, among others. The mall stands out for its glamor and elegance, while also offering a fast-food area.
Perisur is the largest and most important shopping and entertainment center in the south of Mexico City. It has a modern and enormous cinema complex, as well as boutiques and stores from famous brands.
Located in Ciudad Satelite, Mundo E is the most attractive shopping and entertainment center in the north of Mexico City. It offers famous restaurants serving international cuisine and almost 150 stores, boasting more than 100 boutiques from the most famous brands in the world.
Bazar Artesanal Mexicano
This site in the heart of Coyoacan is an obligatory stop for people looking to buy handicrafts from all over the country, including pieces made from ceramic, glass, wood, and paper mache, as well as traditional toys, jewelry, textiles, and hats. It was built to house the street traders that used to trade in the Centenary and Hidalgo gardens for years.
Originally created to meet the demands of the tourists for the 1968 Olympic Games, the La Ciudadela artisanal center features the largest exhibition and sale of Mexican handicrafts (even for export) in over 300 stores and workshops, offering handicrafts representative of each region of Mexico.
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