Mexico City Photoshoot: 5 Best Photo Spots You Shouldn’t Miss
Want to get photos that you’re actually in, without passing off your camera or phone to a stranger? Book a Mexico City photoshoot! Our travel photographers show you some of the most picturesque spots in the city, all while capturing beautiful photos of you and your traveling companions.
Where are the best photo spots in Mexico City?
A popular travel destination and the second-most Instagrammed destination in the country, Mexico City is beautifully vibrant, historic, and rich with culture. Below are our the best photo spots we have been using over the past 10 years.
The iconic photography spots in Mexico City
There are endless spots to take amazing photos, whether you’re just walking through a plaza or enjoying street food in the park. Take a look at the most iconic photos spots in the city:
It is no secret that Bellas Artes is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of Mexico City ( other than tacos, of course). This gorgeous building and the adjacent park are a great place for photos. It is a small green refuge in the heart of one of the busiest intersections in all of the city. Spend some time here taking photos around the building, the park, and blue-tiled walls nearby.
If you want photos that incorporate some of the more local feels of Mexico City, Roma is a lovely residential neighborhood that features homes in an array of hues. The area is filled with character and provides a great backdrop to your photos.
Palacio de Correos de México
One of the top photos spots in Mexico City is oddly enough a post office! You can’t deny that the interior is pretty grand and impressive, with all its intricate architecture and designs. Get a photo on the steps!
Mexico City Instagram Spots
Do it for the ‘gram! Check out the most Instagrammable spots in the city below.
One of the top Instagram photo spots in Mexico City is Chapultepec, with good reason. Located just near the Museo de Antropologia, this gorgeous mansion surrounded by trees and colonial architecture is a must-see. The stained glass windows brings a warm colorful glow to your photos at Castillo Chapultepec that will make others ask, are you in Spain? Nope. It’s Mexico City!
If street art is your thing, there’s no better place to go than Coyoacán. Snap photos next to colorful murals, from the life-size to the larger than life. You’ll find something interesting and unique to catch your eye at every single turn. This is also a historic center of Mexico City and you can find some cool discoveries at the neighborhood’s Mexican market.
In the southern part of Mexico City, Xochimilco is sometimes called the “Venice of Mexico.” It’s filled with canals that are leftover from the Aztecs and their water transport system. Check out the colorful gondolas that will pick you up for a lift if you so desire. (If you’re into the creepy and supernatural, this will also be your starting point if you’re headed to the infamous Island of the Dolls.)
Wherever you decide to take photos while visiting Mexico City, taking advantage of a vacation photographer can make your trip and your memory making that much easier. They worry about the hard stuff — the right scenery, the lighting, the poses — while you just have a great time and see a side of Mexico City that you otherwise might not get to enjoy.