The city of nine million is sinking into a lake - which may explain why some of the city's top attractions are lopsided.
On a night out in Mexico's capital, the tequila flows and blows are thrown.
Far from being morbid, Mexico's Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a time to honour the departed.
Leon Trotsky might have been an intellectual giant, who played a pivotal role in the rise of Communism, but he had short man's syndrome.
Red and green marinated fish is a must have delicacy in Mexico City.
An intoxicating brew of sweat, Spandex and soap opera.
It would be hard to find a better-located, more reasonably-priced base.