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Zacatecas 47, Roma Nte., 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
Many street artists in Mexico City draw on the imagery of thousands of years of Mexican culture, incorporating important symbols into their work , whether in homage, resistance, or reinterpretation. In this mural at #47 Calle Zacatecas, you'll see...
Dr. Olvera 15, Doctores, 06720 Cuauhtemoc, CDMX, Mexico
The story behind the founding of the Museo del Juguete Antiguo México (Museum of the Antique Mexican Toy) is almost as charming and intriguing as the collection of toys itself. Roberto Shimizu, Sr., who founded the museum with his son, Roberto...
Zacatecas 85, Roma Nte., 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
You probably wouldn't want to live in this residential building on Calle Zacatecas–it's covered from top-to-bottom and side-to-side with a painting of a violent battle–but it's interesting to see as you're walking through the Colonial Roma Norte...
Plaza Luis Cabrera #5 Local 1, Cuauhtémoc, Col Roma, Roma Nte., 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
The periphery of Plaza Luis Cabrera is ringed with buses that have become canvases for all manner of street art—from painting to stencil to stickers and wheatpaste pieces. Though the work changes periodically, many of the themes you'll see on the...
Donato Guerra 26, Juárez, 06600 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
During the 2012 street art festival All-City Canvas, invited artists created massive murals and paintings on walls of multistory buildings around Mexico City. There are several on or just off the capital's main avenue, Reforma, including this...
Avenida Álvaro Obregón 99, Roma Norte, Roma Nte., 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
Mr. Fly is one of Mexico City's local street art talents, leaving his signature fly on buildings all around town. This fly was found on a building at the corner of Álvaro Obregón and Calle Frontera. How many can you find during your visit? Other...
Colima 134, Roma Nte., 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
If you want to know what Mexico City hipster kids and twentysomethings are wearing, you can get a good idea by browsing the wares on offer at Sicario. Local designers have silk-screened T-shirts, hoodies, kicks, and other must-have accessories. A...
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