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Concierge Tips

Concierge Tip of the Week: Lucha Libre Wrestling

Mexican Wrestling (Lucha Libre) is a classical and one of the most enjoyable performances I have been to.

Mexican wrestling is a real show, obviously blows are not real and they do not seem to be aggressive or violent at all. Stunts are the most spectacular.

I cannot believe how they jump in between and above the strings, how they jump in the air passing above their opponents and then tangling up with each other and give a spectacular somersault. It is amazing to identify all the chokeholds (It is an art!); the most popular are “The Breaker” (La Quebradora), “The Scissors” (Las Tijeras), “The Horse” (El Caballo) or “The Locksmith” (La Cerrajera). The Lucha Libre Shows are held every Friday at La Arena Mexico at 8:00 p.m.


Concierge Museum Tips

National Museum of Anthropology
Should you travel to Mexico, you cannot stop visiting this impressive museum. Located in the Bosque de Chapultepec first section, it owns one of the most important Prehispanic Art collection in the whole Continent. On Sundays, entrance for Mexican citizens or residents is free.

Address: Av. Paseo de la Reforma y calzada Gandhi s/n, Col. Chapultepec Polanco, Del. Miguel Hidalgo, México, D.F., C.P. 11560
Information: 4040 5300
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 09:00 to 19:00 hrs
Pricing: Permanent Exhibition $ 59.00 pesos
Modern Art Museum
By only a few steps away from the National Museum of Anthropology, in the Bosque de Chapultepec, you will find the Modern Art Museum which houses a major Mexican art heritage with artworks of Frida Khalo, Remedios Varo or Diego Rivera. On Sundays, entrance is free.

Address: Paseo de la Reforma , esquina con Gandhi, Col. Polanco V Sección, Miguel Hidalgo, C.P. 11560, México, Distrito Federal
Information: 5553 6313
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10:15 to 17:30 hrs
Pricing: General Admission $ 25.00 pesos
Franz Mayer Museum
Situated in Mexico City Downtown, the Franz Mayer Museum is a place dedicated to promote different decorative arts. On Tuesdays, access to the museum exhibitions are free.

Address: Hidalgo 45. Centro Histórico. México D.F. 06300
Information: 55182266
Hours: Tuesday to Friday from 10:00 to 17:00 hrs
Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 to 19:00 hrs
Pricing: General Admission $ 45.00 pesos
National Museum of Art
In Downtown, by only a few steps away from the Allende metro station, you will find the National Museum of Art. In it, you can admire permanent exhibitions of Mexican art. On Sundays, entrance is free.

Address: Tacuba 8, Centro Histórico. Ciudad de México, C.P. 06010
Information: 8647-5430
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 a 17:30 hrs (January 1st and December 25th the museum is closed)
Pricing: General Admission $ 38.00 pesos
San Ildefonso College
By only a few steps from the Zocalo (Downtown), the iconic San Ildefonoso College stands out. It houses the most fascinating temporary exhibitions and murals of renowned Mexican artists like Diego Rivera and Jose Clemente Orozco. On Tuesdays, entrances is free.

Address: Justo Sierra 16, Centro Histórico de la Ciudad de México 06020 México, D.F
Hours: Tuesday from 10:00 to 19:30 hrs
Wednesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 17:30 hrs
Pricing: General Admission $ 45.00 pesos
A fascinating experience
I would like to recommend the Ballet Folklorico de Mexico, a show full of magic, a fan which portraits the cultural diversity of Mexico’s different states.

The costumes, colours, music and choreographies convey in a unique experience that gives us goosebumps.

This is the most famous Mexican ballet company. The beauty of this show is one of a kind.
My favourite act?
Absolutely, La Danza del Venado (Deer Dance)
The ballet performs Wednesdays and Sundays at the Palace of the Fine Arts.
Tickets: $300.00 pesos - $880.00 pesos
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