Scenic overlooks in Mexico City are none to common. There are a thousand places to be enchanted, lost, bedazzled, and to be enamored.
But getting up above it all, to look around, or to see from one sierra to the other? That's doing something. It's honestly not that easy.
We'll give you the best, from skyscrapers to mountain ranges. Here and there, there's a great view from one of the better cerros - those quizzical extinct volcanoes. But as giving you the biggest picture possible is always part of the fun, that's what this site aims to do.
Below are some of the best scenic overlooks and places to have a long look around. While you're searching in the distance, don't be afraid to have a look closer at hand too.
Some of the oldest remains in the Valley of Mexico throw everything into question.
One of the country's most spectacular national parks takes up a massive part of the south of the…
One of Mexico City's most spectacular skylines, it's a National Park and a tremendous spectacle.
One more attempt to keep vendors off the streets is actually a monument to a terrible loss.
Chapultepec Castle is one of the premier sites in the city, and one of the highest you can…
Some of Mexico City's wildest and most beautiful terrain is a protected wildlife reserve.
A striking lookout point in Milpa Alta is also the final resting place of two ancient rulers.
One of the oldest archaeological sites in the Valley, Mazatepetl is of Otomi origin, and fascinating to gnaw…
Some of the area's most pristine waters and canals are reached from Xochimilco's biggest and greenest environmental park.
One of the most curious skyscrapers on the Reforma skyline, the Torre Reforma one is a raving success.
Today the Torre Mayor is a well-respected early competitor in the race to be Mexico City's tallest.
Mexico City's most iconic skyscaper, Latinoamericana is one of it's most beloved too.
One of Southern Mexico City's least Mexico City places, it's an outstanding forest adventure and so much more.