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35 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Mexico City, Mexico

Unusual Attractions in Mexico City


Corn, Cactus, and Chile: Exploring the Building Blocks of Mexican Cuisine

Oct 2—Oct 6, 2019

On this immersive journey, learn about the essential ingredients of Mexican cuisine and their role in the daily life of Mexico City. Expect a one-of-a-kind experience filled with tastings, market visits, cooking workshops, harvest activities, and more.

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Chef Oliverio prepares pan de muerto.

Meet a Baker Giving Life to Día de los Muertos Celebrations

Oliverio Xicotencatl offers a glimpse at the busiest time of the year at his bakery.
This image, now known as <em>La Calavera Catrina,</em> is one of José Guadalupe Posada's most iconic calaveras.

The Endlessly Adaptable Skeletons of José Guadalupe Posada

Calaveras created by the Mexican artist have been repurposed for generations, with wildly varying intent.