Colinas del Bosque is an exclusive district of Mexico City, situated on the south part of the Mexico DF. This upscale neighbourhood is considered to host one of the biggest and most luxury properties of the capital. This posh area is typical of the Tlalpan zone due to its exceptional architecture, its tranquility and its wealthy inhabitants. Colinas del Bosque has a lot to offer in terms of quality of life, of attractiveness and of high-end services.
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 museum's building was created in the 19th century and was listed as a historical monument in 1986. The Tlalpan area was the first one of the country to enjoy telephone service so the museum exhibits one of the first telephone devices to be used in 1878. Since 2003, the museum has been displayed cultural and historical items that belong to the history of Tlalpan as well as permanent and temporary exhibitions.
Frida Kahlo was a renowned Mexican artist who was born, lived and died in Casa Azul (Blue House), which became a museum. Every visitor who wishes to gain a deeper understanding of her work makes a pilgrimage there. Built by her father, the house is full of mementos and personal belongings such as jewelry, outfits, photos and objects as well as Mexican crafts and pre-Hispanic pieces. Visitors will discover an impressive collection of items and art works.
Two front courtyards close to the Plaza Santo Domingo are lined with 120 fresco panels painted by Diego Rivera in the 1920s and they are worth seeing. He created a splendid tableau of "the very life of the people" as he described it. Diego Rivera chose distinct themes for each courtyard: one deals with labor, industry and agriculture while the second one deals with traditions and festivals.
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 ...