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Chapultepec Park: A Restful Paradise for Fun, Food and Fanfare - Things to do in Mexico

By Edited Apr 30, 2015 0 0

Come to Chapultepec Park

On your next trip to Mexico, you should head to Mexico City and come to Chapultepec Park, one of the biggest parks in the entire work at 543 acres. Chapultepec Park is very famous and the local Kings of the Aztec Empire used it as a refuge.

Chapultepec Park, which is also called Grasshopper Hill, is a mix of leisure and pleasure and one of the Mexico resorts that is visited by many tourists every day, especially on the weekends. Vacations in Mexico won’t be complete if you don’t take at least a day to see all the sites that Chapultepec Park has to offer.

Chapultepec Park Offers Something for Everyone

Travel to Chapultepec Park
Your Mexico travel to this beautiful green park has tons of walking paths, jogging paths, trees, lakes where you can rent canoes, and beautiful gardens to stop and admire along the way. Chapultepec Park is one of the places in Mexico that offers fun things to do with kids, as well as lots of things for the adults to do as well.

Take a Mexican vacation soon and come to see this historic treasure of Chapultepec Park. The main highlight of the park is the famous Chapultepec Castle which is right at the top of the hill. It is a neo-classical castle and it is full of walkways, gardens, and open areas that used to be used for military exercises. The castle also used to be a military academy, an observatory, and an imperial residence.

Have Some Modern Fun at the La Feria Amusement Park

Things to do in Chapultepec Park
Chapultepec Park is also where the La Feria Amusement Park is located. This is a great place to have fun with kids as they will love the seven roller coasters, and the 40 other fantastic and fun rides to go on. There is also food, souvenirs, and balloons and it can get very crowded on the weekends. An all inclusive trip to Mexico isn’t complete without a trip to the park and a stay at Mexico hotels.

Chapultepec Park Also Has Beautiful Museums

Visit Chapultepec Park
Chapultepec Park is also a place full of a choice of museums for the history lovers to see when they travel Mexico and come here. There is the Museo Nacional de Antropología, or the National Museum of Anthropology. The latter has some of the best collections of historical artifacts in the entire world. There are Mayan Aztec, Olmec, and other Mexican cultures are represented. In fact, one site you can’t miss on the museum trip is a famous cup that has a symbol of a monkey carved into solid obsidian volcanic rock.

The Museum of Modern Art is also located in Chapultepec Park and has sculptures, paintings, and other things to see that were created by Mexican artists from the 20th and 21st centuries, so this is a more modern of the Mexico resorts that you can see.

Animal Lovers Will Glory in the Park Zoo

Go to Chapultepec Park
Chapultepec Park also features a huge zoo that was founded hundreds of years ago. It is full of many kinds of animals that the kids are sure to love to watch.
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