Escape the hustle and bustle of Mexico City at Bosque de Chapultepec, the largest urban park in the Western Hemisphere. The green lung of Mexico City, the park spreads over an area of 686 hectares (1,695 acres) and features a colonial castle. The park also offers exercise equipment, playgrounds, gardens, lakes, and lagoons with plenty of space to enjoy outdoor activities like picnicking and row boating. Explore the history of Mexico City by visiting numerous ruins within the park, some of which date back to the pre-Columbian period. Amenities include restrooms and stalls selling souvenirs and handicrafts. Add Bosque de Chapultepec to your Mexico City travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Mexico City vacation planner.
Bosque de Chapultepec reviews
Huge, beautiful park that takes on different characters at different times of the year. On a par with Golden Gate or Hyde Parks. My two suggestions are: a) go in the early evening on a weekend... more »
One of the largest urban parks in the world with a castle, lakes, a zoo, museums, monuments, etc. High atop the Castillo de Chapultepec is one of the best views ever. more »
This beautiful park is a must see in MC. We only had one day to visit it. Be sure to see the Chapultepec Castle and have a late lunch and a glass of wine on the lake at the Bistró Chapultepec... more »
A must see if you're visiting Mexico! There are museums, a castle, markets, food stalls, squirrels and lots of beautiful water fountains and peaceful areas. There's also a lake where you can paddle boat, which we did but it was quite hard to paddle and exhausted us quickly. My favourite place in Mexico City!
This is a must visit. Mexico City's Central Park. The forest is packed with things to do from traditional street food vendors to fine dining. There's a zoo, a botanical garden, and lakes. There are several museums including two former presidential residencies, one of them is the White House equivalent and the other is a castle! There's also a kid's science museum and the anthropology and history museum where you can see the original Aztec calendar. There's also an amusement park.
Great views and very photogenic. The castle has an outstanding view of the city and amazing features inside. Multiple gardens makes for a very relaxing view.
You better get in there with plenty of time. Enormous wood area, several fun destinations. Even though it is a wood, signals are all over the place and are easy to read. No one gets lost. Squirrels everywhere
This park has so much to do. I was here with my kids and we did the zoo (free) and a bunch of playgrounds including zip lining. They have peddle boats in the lake and there is a ton to do here....easily 4/6 hours can be spent here. Loved it...plus on Sunday they have tons of street performers and an open air market.
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