Mexico City city life
Students choosing to study in Mexico City can experience a diverse range of activities ranging from visiting old colonial-era buildings, visiting colourful areas full of street art, enjoying traditional street food, historic sites and archaeological excavations, or vibrant annual carnival celebrations.
Many of the most visited tourist attractions in Mexico City are located in the historic centre of the city, including the Plaza de la Constitucion or Zocalo, the National Palace, Metropolitan Cathedral, Templo Mayor, Palace of Fine Arts and Alameda Park. Close by you can also find the Palace of Fine Arts, Plaza Garibaldi a popular and place to enjoy art and live music.
Attractions in Mexico City focus more on exploring the culture, it history, art and urban culture of Mexico. The major emblematic sites for foreign travellers are located in the Centro Historico and Chapultepec Park. You can easily visit the ruins of Teotihuacan in the near surrounding of City and probably also visit Xochimilco.
Mexico City's nightlife is huge and includes a diverse range of possibilities including clubs, bars, restaurants and cafes. There is incredible diversity, from modern lounges in Santa Fe and Reforma districts to historical traditional halls in Centro and Roma districts. Tlalpan and Coyoacán also invite you to enjoy a diverse range of pubs, whereas Insurgentes, Polanco, Condesa and the Zona Rosa are more popular for clubbing.
International atmosphere in Mexico City
Mexico City is the largest city in Mexico, attracting many international students and tourists. Tourism is an important economic activity for the capital, attracting people mainly from Latin America, U.S.A. and Canada. In the last couple of years, it has also become more attractive to Europeans and Asians.
Since it is a big city, it also attracts many foreign nationalities, like Cubans, Spaniards, Americans, Japanese, Chilean, Lebanese, and more recently Argentines and Koreans.
People in Mexico City are very friendly and welcoming, they like to share about their culture, language, history and customs. Hosting parties at their homes plays a large part of Mexican life.
Weather Mexico City
Mexico City has warm summers and mild winters, and an annual average temperature of 18°C (64°F). Seasonal variations in temperature are small, but May is the warmest month of the year, and January the coldest when night frosts are possible. The maximum temperatures range between 25-32°C (77-90°F), and the lowest winter temperatures reach between 0-5°C (32-41°F).