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Mexico City with its venerated Aztec heritage, rich culture, and scrumptious cuisine attracts millions of visitors nearly every year. While the city has earned repute for its tourist attractions, there is discredit due to the threats to the safety and security of visitors. Although there are concerns, exercising caution will help in staying safe in Mexico City.
If you are wondering what to wear? What to carry or not to carry? Read on for some travel tips.
As you explore the city, elude a tourist status. Avoid adorning expensive jewellery, or watches. Wear comfortable clothes and a good pair of shoes. Avoid displaying expensive cameras, jewellery or watches. Carry your passport, credit card and extra cash inside your clothes. Always hire taxis from designated sitio, as they are registered and reliable. Try travelling by road during daylight, avoid isolated roads, and use toll roads ‘cuotas’.