Polanco, Mexico City

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Explore the leafy streets of Polanco, one of the city's most upscale and exclusive neighborhoods. Notable because of its cultural diversity, the district has historically been a place where Spanish, Ashkenazi Jewish, and Lebanese immigrants settled. See evidence of these roots today in the varied set of eateries and shops, alongside department and flagship stores of some of the world's premier brands and chains. A construction boom in the 1950s brought the addition of impressive mansions and apartment blocks, displaying a striking neo-Colonial architectural style. Head to the neighborhood's many museums, galleries, and music venues, and browse the menus of the numerous restaurants before picking one to suit your mood. Arrange to visit Polanco and other attractions in Mexico City using our Mexico City online vacation planner.
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  • This entire area is not crowded--buildings/homes are not crowded together. It is spacious, expensive, beautiful. I would have loved to spend more time walking around. 
    This entire area is not crowded--buildings/homes are not crowded together. It is spacious, expensive, beautiful. I would have loved to spend more time walking around.  more »
  • This is definitely worth a visit when Mexico City. A great place to walk around, you get a taste of how the "other half" lives. It has also become the center of the Jewish community. 
    This is definitely worth a visit when Mexico City. A great place to walk around, you get a taste of how the "other half" lives. It has also become the center of the Jewish community.  more »
  • Polanco is the high end place in Mexico City. Beautiful expensive stores, nice apartment buildings and restaurants. But it seems like some of the stores are closed or not in business. Overall, it was....  more
    Polanco is the high end place in Mexico City. Beautiful expensive stores, nice apartment buildings and restaurants. But it seems like some of the stores are closed or not in business. Overall, it was....  more »

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