Mexico City Shopping

Mexico City is a shopper's paradise filled with fresh outdoor markets, art galleries, trendy boutiques, chic designer malls and exquisite jewelry stores. So no matter what's on your shopping list you'll find it in one of these frequented Mexico City shopping areas:

Polanco Shopping tops the list of trendy Mexico City shopping districts. An uber-fashionable neighborhood, Polanco is touted for its designer brand name boutiques, fine Cuban cigar merchants and top of the line jewelers and leather goods.

La Zona Rosa Shopping - means 'pink zone' in English and was named for the pink tiles that line the La Zona Rosa's streets. Zona Rosa is the mercantile hub of Mexico City. It's jam-packed with Mexico shopping delights - boutique shops and the finest restaurants and museums. But the glitz and glamour of La Zona Rosa doesn't come cheap.

The Mercado la Ciudadela Shopping – is a maze of shops and open walkways surrounding an open courtyard in Centro Histrio. Mercado's merchants mainly sell handmade crafts or artwork. They won't hassle you, but they will demand a fair bargain for their handiwork. This tourist favorite is in business daily from 10:30 am to 6:30 pm.

Lagunilla Shopping – Comically referred to as the thieves market, because it's said that you can buy back what was stolen from you the night before. But seriously, pickpockets are a problem here so watch your purse. Shop here any day of the week for antiques, jewelry, used books and trinkets.

Bazar Sabado Shopping – is an indoor market housed inside one of San Angel's colonial mansions. Live music will accompany your Saturday hunt for crafts and art. A buffet lunch is made available in the market's outdoor courtyard.

If shopping in Mexico is your bag, try the other Mexico shopping pages like: Acapulco Shopping, Cabo San Lucas Shopping, Cancun Shopping, Guadalajara Shopping, Cozumel Shopping and Puerto Vallarta Shopping. Don't miss our Top 5 Things to Buy in Mexico list.

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