Lomas Virreyes is situated situated north of Chapultepec Park, on the East side of Mexico City. Renowned to be one of the most expensive district of the city, Lomas Virreyes welcomes high end properties and luxury buildings in a residential area. This absolute district provides all the elements to enjoy a high quality of life in a posh environment: gyms, pools, business centers, cinemas, sky lounges. This area has one of the largest urban parks in America, "Bosque de Chapultepec" and has many corporate offices. In recent years, the elegant neighbourhood has welcomed a new population, even more well-off.
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.
Our Lady of Covadonga is a Catholic church built in a neoclassical style and contrats with the majority of the churches of Mexico, which are characterized by a Baroque architecture. This nice church is a meeting point for visitors who want to enjoy its elegant sobriety, its attractive stained glass windows and its six huge chandeliers which hung proudly from the ceiling.
The Monument to the Revolution was formerly supposed to be the Legislative Palace in the 1910s. This sumptuous building was eventually designed in tribute to the Mexican Revolution and its construction took place between 1933 and 1938. The monument stands out by its massiveness and geometric shape which reminds the pre-Hispanic architecture. The copper cupola of the monument represents the Independence, the Reformation Laws, the Agrarian Laws and the Worker Laws. Later on, the monument was also turned into a mausoleum which hosts the remains of some of the main protagonists of the Mexican Revolution. When visitors reach the top of the building, they can enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view on the City.
Arena México is an indoor arena in Mexico City and is mainly used for "Lucha Libre", which is the most popular site to admire shows of Mexican professional wrestling. This venue is the place to see one of the country's most raucous and dramatic sporting events as free-style wrestling became the biggest spectator activity in México after soccer. Characterized by colourful masks and flamboyant personalities, this is an edge-of-your-seat spectacle like no other and something that should not be missed.
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 ...