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A famous mountain village south of Mexico City famous for its Day of the Dead celebration in November.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
11 Nov 2015
“Great Dia de Muertos Celebration”
4 Nov 2015
“interesting but .....”
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San Andres Mixquic, Mexico City, Mexico
Azcapotzalco
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Reviewed 11 November 2015

We went Saturday night. Great church and cemetery decorated for Dia de Muertos. Free stage show with Palomas entertaining. Really a good concert and all free. Lots of food and Micheladas and curios to buy. Not the Zocalo in D.F., but I prefer the smaller...More

4  Thank David H
Reviewed 4 November 2015

we went here the 2nd of november for the day of the deads. A lot of people (but not so much as in the Zocalo of Mexico City!) a lot of food everywhere (but very expensive!...maybe because we were tourists?) beautiful church and cemetery....but smaller...More

3  Thank margrantcanada
Reviewed 14 November 2014

Came specifically from Greece for this experience and it was greater than I could have ever imagined! Tradition, great buys, awesome food, fun and safe environment among friendly locals. It is a travel experience of a lifetime and should not be missed!

6  Thank Anna F
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Mixquic is a small village in the border DF-Mexico State which claims to be the only place in the capital where the graveyard in the church garden is still in use. The long tradition of families going to the cemetery to share the evening of...More

2  Thank Jesusmiguel58
Reviewed 3 November 2014

It is a place full of Mexican traditions. I loved the cementery, all the people in there. I went on Nov 2nd, the bussiest day, so there was A LOT of people in there. They also feature a lot of dinning places where you can...More

1  Thank PatricioGutierrez
Reviewed 15 November 2013

We booked a taxi to take us there and back from city centre for 1500 pesos. The trip lasted about two hours each way. Yes, it is long but bear in mind that it's just a regular village that becomes a major attraction only once...More

8  Thank WojciechWit
Reviewed 2 November 2012

We stayed n Mexico City and were advised to hire a car for the day to go to Mixquic for the Dia De Los Muertos festival. It was booked for 7pm and the ETA was between 40-90 minutes. By 11pm we had only just arrived...More

10  Thank Baron V
Reviewed 2 November 2012

This was our first experience in Mexico for Day of the Dead. It only took us an hour to get there from our home in La Herradura. Very quaint, typical Mexican town that is probably nothing special normally, but today it was fantastic. The street...More

3  Thank JLC830
Reviewed 22 July 2012

I would only recommend you visit Mixquic on the day of the dead. You should expect to be in a traffic jam, perhaps a couple of hours. When you get there it's like being in a very crowded country fare. They sell food and crafts...More

4  Thank Jorge O
Reviewed 10 January 2012

Since we could not go to the Lake Patzcuaro (in Michoacan) believed to have security issues I looked for another place to have a full experience: San Andres Mixquic is the place to be, either on the Eve or the day of. The church looks...More

4  Thank TravelingCat22
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Azcapotzalco
Home of the Tepeneca people, Azcapotzalco has remained
faithful to its roots even as time has passed.
Beautiful details abound throughout its gardens,
houses and other historical buildings such as the Casa
de la Cultural. The works of Siqueiros, Diego Rivera
and O'Gorman are in abundance and should not be missed
while exploring the area. Walk through the streets and
have a taste of the neighborhood, which can be found
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Paula B
1 November 2015|
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Response from LaurenEmma88 |
Haha screen names can be misleading indeed! Great news, that sounds good to us I'll call and arrange collection for 16:30 let's meet there just before Looking forwad to meeting you x
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