The neighborhood of Bosques de Tlalpan is situated on the southwestern part of Mexico City. Characterized by narrow streets lined with trees, colonial style housing with lots of wrought iron and color, nice stores and walled massive properties with large gardens. Bosques de Tlalpan is an exclusive neighbourhood in the capital that is now considered as a retreat for its rich and influential inhabitants. The borough is close to the famous Tlalpan National Park, one of the green lungs of the city and that provides more than 250 hectares of grassy lands, with tall trees, flowers and birds.
Investing in Mexico City is a true advantage as prices are very competitive. However, the housing market is gradually opening up and therefore prices have recently risen due to an increase of the demand regarding the luxury market. The city of Mexico offers exclusive neighbourhoods characterized by luxury properties at more expensive prices compared to the rest of the country. Besides, the real-estate market is in an exponential growth as the Mexican government gradually softens the legal rules for foreign investors.
If you are interested in investing in Mexico, it is recommended to contact a real-estate agency that will help you and provide you the good information regarding the market and the administrative procedure as corruption is still significant. A lawyer will formalize the housing contract. If the real-estate investment deals with a property located in a 100km-radius from a frontiere or in a 50km-radius from beaches, there are various conditions to respect and especially using a fideicomiso procedure.
The period from May to September corresponds to the rainy season. Temperatures are particularly high (around 30 degrees) and rains are violent. Besides, September and October are characterized by cyclones.
From October to April, this is the dry season: the weather is agreeable, temperatures are around 25 degrees and rains are rare. This is the perfect period to travel to Mexico. However, the evenings can be cooler.
Between February and April, this is the best period to visit Mexico. Therefore, it corresponds to a large inrush of tourists. Indeed, March is characterized by the American spring break and Mexico is flooded by American students who come for parties. This is the same for the Semana Santa, which takes place at the beginning of April, and that corresponds to a holiday and party week for all Mexicans.
The Popular Art Museum plays an important role in the preservation and the promotion of the Mexican populations' crafts and folklore. Throughout the exhibitions, pieces of pottery, of basketwork, of cabinet work, clothing made with typical looms, and even more items tell the history of traditions passed down generations to generations until finding their true place in the Mexican culture of the 21th century. This cultural heritage is an integral part of the Mexicans. The various exhibitions, gathered by thematics, displays several craft disciplines. In addition, cultural events are generally organized.
The National Palace, situated on Mexico City's main square, the Plaza de la Constitucion, is the seat of the federal executive in Mexico. Built in 1523 on the former site of the Aztec Emperor Moctezuma's Palace, it became home to the Executive power in 1821, after the Independence of the country. In the first courtyard of this impressive building, there is a splendid fountain built more than 300 years ago, representing Pegasus, symbol of Bravery, Intelligence and Carefulness. Moreover, the famous Mexican artist Diego Rivera realized impressive frescoes between 1929 and 1951 on the walls of the second floor and the staircase, illustrating the history of Mexico, from the Aztec civilization to the Mexican Revolution.
As Mexico City was built on the remains of the legendary Aztec city-state of Tenochtitlan, there is an archaeological site in the heart of the city, called Templo Mayor. It was the main Aztec religious temple, which can be visited. Its fantastic museum displays, among others, a massive stone disk, on which a sculpted bas-relief represents a dismembered Coyolxauhqui, which was the Goddess of the Moon in the Aztec civilization.
Mexico City, the capital of Mexico, is situated on a plateau, in the valley of Mexico. This city was built in 1325 by the Aztec people on the Texcoco Lake and was formerly called Tenochtitlan. It was then conquered by the Spanish in 1521 and it acquired its current name when the country became independent in 1824. After New York and Tokyo, it is the third city the most populated in the world with more than 8 million inhabitants.The city is surrounded by the Sierra de Guadalupe in the North, the Sierra Ajusco in the South and the Sierra de Las Cruces in the Southeast. It is also close to two volcanos: Popcatepetl and Iztaccihuatln. This fascinating and giant place has countless possibilities to seduce foreign ...