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Best things to do in Cuernavaca

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Shopping Mall
“Nice shopping mall. Department store Liverpool and other boutiques. Food court and several nice restaurants to eat.”
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History Museum
“Also known as the Museo Cuauhnáhuac, this 16th century palace not only houses Pre-colombian artifacts from the area and takes one on a history tour of Morelos and Cuernavaca, but also showcases Diego Rivera's Mural of the Conquest.”
55local recommendations
Art Gallery
“This was started by the silver magnet Borda, then it became the weekend home of emperor Maximiliano and Carlota in the 1860´s. It´s a beautiful garden, man made pond or small lake with ducks and a museum. ”
37local recommendations
Shopping Mall
“Excellent mall - really has all the amenities, including a movie theatre, a Starbucks and banks. ”
32local recommendations
Historic Site
“One of the first built by Cortes, before they found the gold! Austere but inviting. You can even visit the crypt below.”
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Hotel
“This sumptuous, authentic Mexican hacienda is located in the center of Cuernavaca, the “city of eternal spring.” In the exotic gardens, among the sculptures by Francisco Zúñiga and lush flowers, elegant peacocks strut about and blue parrots perch in the trees. The colonial suites, in their tiled-roof villas, are decorated with beautiful antiques and artworks, including paintings by José Luis Cuevas, Leonardo Nierman and Carlos Mérida. The cuisine goes from traditional Mexican to exquisite international dishes, you have to live the fine service and atmosphere; surrounded by marvelous gardens, exotic birds and an extensive art collection.”
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Art Museum
“House of Robert Brady converted into a museum. It has magnificent art and artifacts, a collection from all over the world including work of Frida Kahlo.”
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Park
“Beautiful place for taking a walk or run. On the third sunday of every month they have a green farmer´s market. ”
33local recommendations
Shopping Mall
“Es la Plaza Comercial más reciente en Cuernavaca, y para quienes adoran andar de "shopping" y de encontrar todo en un mismo lugar, este es el lugar. Cines, bares, fast food, tiendas. El diseño interior de la plaza es hermoso y una estrella extra porque es pet friendly. ”
25local recommendations
Shopping Mall
“Calle Jacarandas 103, Ricardo Flores Magon, Cuernavaca El centro comercial es bueno, amplio, al aire libre, con muy buen estacionamiento, tiendas de marcas reconocidas, restaurantes, un cine muy moderno, área de comidas variadas y para los niños existe la feria con su rueda de la fortuna o el jumping. Manejan tiendas estilo outlet con buenos precios así que vale la pena darse una vuelta.”
20local recommendations
Mexican Restaurant
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“Elegant restaurant with outstanding cuisine and magnificent gardens, architecture, art work as if in a private mansion. Attentive service and definitely a place to experience.”
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Garden
“his was the weekend home of the Emperor Maxmilllian during the mid 19th Century but built by the Silver Tycoon Borda in the mid 18th Century. It has not only a museum of the period, but also gardens, a lake and coffee shop. ”
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Mexican Restaurant
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“International/Mexican Cuisine with fabulous view to the Cortes Palace. Evenings are the best. Located in the centro.”
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Italian Restaurant
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“ Known as the best italian restaurant in town Conocido como el mejor restaurante italiano de la ciudad”
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Point of Interest
“Calle Galeana 2 Centro [frente al Jardín con quiosco). Recinto con fachada clásica y modernas instalaciones en donde se presentan obras teatrales y conciertos.”
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Park
“Historic center of Cuernavaca, here you will find Mexican artesanía, arts and crafts, restaurants, silver market, Palacio de Cortés with Diego Rivera painted murals and Museo Cuauhnahuac.”
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