Las Islas

Things to do Ciudad Universitaria Free
4 out of 5 stars
Las Islas
Foto: Marianela Trueba

This cultural heritage of Ciudad Universitaria is not only good for walking your dog on Sundays or visiting the altar de muertos on display for the Day of the Dead. This central square is actually often used as an extension of the Olympic Stadium, except with amateur divisions.

Space is wide and you can play without worrying about getting hit by a car. Don’t worry about time either: it’s open 24 hours a day. Besides, isn’t it inspiring to run and play among monumental artworks by Diego Rivera, Juan O’Gorman and David Alfaro Siqueiros?

The only problem here is the terrain, a far cry from the Wimbledon lawn. Bumps and holes among the grass may cause you to

By: Elmer Gavito


Venue name: Las Islas
Address: Insurgentes s/n
Ciudad Universitaria
Mexico City

Transport: Metrobús Doctor Gálvez, Metro Copilco
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