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Cheerful, fun, pretty and colorful, this is the capital of the country and much of it is due to the parks in CDMX, which are located in different municipalities so that children, adults and pets can exercise or simply relax with a good hike.
Mexico City is a metropolis where buildings, shopping centers and departmental complexes abound; Fortunately, among all of them there is also room for parks, green spaces that function as “lungs” for all the inhabitants of this great city.
There is everything and for everyone, some urban parks were built based on specific themes, others were designed for the entertainment of children and some more were made especially for furry animals, that is, household pets.
One of the most famous amusement parks in the capital is Six Flags, as it has more than 40 rides, some are special for children and others seem to be placed only for the bravest. The park, located on the Picacho-Ajusco highway km 1.5, is closed on Mondays.
The entrance costs $500 pesos and the best thing is that throughout the year, festivals are held, for example, their Christmas parade in December.
Among all the parks in CDMX focused on adrenaline, there is one that attracts a lot of attention due to its particular location. This is Kataplum, which has its facilities above a shopping center, has 31 amusement rides, three restaurants, three theaters and four party rooms, among other attractions.
To get there you only need to locate Las Antenas Park, in Anillo Periférico (Canal de Garay) #3278, La Esperanza neighborhood. Entrance to the park costs $30 pesos, but once inside, each game has an additional cost and remains closed.
Feria de Chapultepec
La Feria is a traditional family park in Chapultepec, since since 1964 it has welcomed children in its facilities who want to have fun in its games, but it also has attractions for older children, such as the roller coaster and the whirlwind.
This famous park is located in the second section of Chapultepec, entering through Constituyentes Avenue.
Rufino Tamayo's Park
A very trendy space for our furry friends is the Rufino Tamayo's Park, a large green area where dogs can run freely and coexist with other pets; It is a secure site that is always open to the public.
Getting there is very easy, it is located between the Tamayo Museum of Contemporary Art and the National Museum of Anthropology, in the first section of the Chapultepec.
It is possibly the most famous park for dogs in CDMX, because it has a thousand square meters where pets can run and play safely.
What characterizes this space is that the floor is made of clay, so that waste can be filtered and it is a cleaner place for everyone. The park is located in the Condesa neighborhood, specifically on 19th of Mexico Avenue.
In 2017, the Banjidal dog park was inaugurated. It has an area of 330 square meters where there are training tunnels, boards for the animals to play on, and water fountains.
For everyone's safety, this space is fenced. The address of this park is Oriente 178 and Sur 69 in the Banjidal neighborhood.
This space is also known as “United Nations” and was rehabilitated in 2017; It has an area for dogs, where they can play safely since it is fenced, a little more than 15 pets can fit since there are 300 meters of space.
It's located on Caleta Street, almost on the corner with José María Vértiz, Narvarte neighborhood.
Santa María la Ribera's Alameda
Of the parks in CDMX that are located in the downtown area, the Santa María la Ribera avenue is not only a place to live together and exercise, it also has a fenced area where people can bring their pets so that they can also exercise. and live with other animals.
It is very easy to get to, it is located between Salvador Díaz Mirón and Manuel Carpio streets, a few blocks from Insurgentes Norte Avenue.
One of the most central parks in CDMX is the Pushkin Garden where pets can have fun freely in a space of 400 meters, it has drinking fountains. It is located on Cuauhtémoc Avenue #104, in the Roma neighborhood.
Man's best friends can have fun safely in this park, which is great for owners and their pets to take quiet walks. It is located in the Condesa neighborhood, between Nuevo León and Sonora avenues.
On Insurgentes Sur Avenue is Parque Hundido, a place that, as its name says, has trees and games for children below ground level. For a good photograph there is nothing better than the large flower clock or its two art deco style benches that have been there since 1935.
Masayoshi Ohira's Park
Opened in 1942, this park is popular thanks to the oriental details that its buildings have, which are a bridge, an arch and a small lake. It is a quiet place where you can take photographs that make it look like you have visited Japan, it is located in the Country Club neighborhood.
This open-air space is located in the heart of Polanco, housing the statues of Martin Luther King and Abraham Lincoln. In addition, its famous clock tower and its fountains are settings that serve to take good selfies. It is located on Emilio Castelar Avenue.
This park owes its name to the statue of a deer that is located within its area, ideal for capturing good photographs. In addition, throughout its 10 hectares you can find other settings for photos, such as its nursery and games for children. It is located on Division del Norte Avenue, corner with José María Vértiz.
Remember that Colonia Roma and Condesa are distinguished by their green spaces and tree-lined streets. Here you will find some of the best hotel options in CDMX such as Stanza, in the heart of Colonia Roma, which has its own restaurant with a terrace and achieves an incredible mix between comfort and practicality.