Mexico City Zona Rosa, Mexico City

Downtown Mexico City is the district named Zona Rosa or Pink Zone. It is clearly delimited by Chapultepec Avenue in the south-southeast; Insurgentes Avenue in the southwest, Paseo de la Reforma Avenue in the north, and Circuito Interior in the west.

Downtown Mexico City is the district named Zona Rosa or Pink Zone. It is clearly delimited by Chapultepec Avenue in the south-southeast; Insurgentes Avenue in the west-southwest, Paseo de la Reforma Avenue in the north, and Circuito Interior in the west. The continuous flow of tourists coming to this zone finds an interesting offer of restaurants, bars, museums, dance clubs, and hotels for different budgets. Thus, a visit to Mexico City should consider a visit to the Pink Zone. The cosmopolitan character of the Zona Rosa comes from the late sixties, when many art galleries, restaurants, and night clubs opened their doors.

Either by car, public bus, metro, turibus or touristic bus, the Pink Zone is easily reachable. Metro station Insurgentes on Line 1 is the closest one. Coming by bus on Reforma Avenue, you should get off on Genova Stop; and coming through Chapultepec Avenue, the stop will be in Florencia Street.

Monuments you really have to admire in this zone include the emblem Angel of Independence, which measures 118 feet high. The bronze-made winged victory that crowns it is 22 feet tall and has a weight of 7 tons. The fountain of Diana Cazadora is a work by Fernando Olaquibel depicting hunter Diana with her arch. The Statue of Cuauhtemoc is a piece made in the nineteenth century by Miguel Noreña. It represents the last Aztec emperor whose name means descending eagle.

Pink Zone district is an important business and entertainment section of Mexico City and it is like a magnet for tourists. There is lots to do, see, buy, drink, or eat here. Besides, dance clubs are abundant too.

Streets only for pedestrians are not numerous, Genova is one of them and it offers many good restaurants.

This zone is always awaken, therefore, fun possibilities are always at reach and awaiting to fulfill your needs for entertainment.

Jardin del Arte, Plaza La Rosa, and Plaza del Angel are good shopping centers for everyone. However, some of them close early, so it is better to visit them by day.

Restaurants include Chinese options, pizza places, excellent tacos, typical Mexican dishes, Japanese food. Bars are diverse and you will find the one that fits your taste.

Since The Pink Zone is a very gay-friendly area, it distinguishes itself by the tolerance of the people coming here. Many gay clubs, bars, and cafeterias are scattered around. And it is common to see gay and lesbian couples walking around.