Salma Hayek loves Mexico. There’s no denying her love for her native country despite living and traveling all over the world. But now we’re getting a sense of what Hayek really loves about Mexico, specifically Mexico City.
In an article for Vanity Fair, Salma Hayek is dishing on her favorite things about Mexico City.
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Hayek, who’s married to French business mogul François-Henri Pinault, divides her time between France and the U.S. where she’s a naturalized citizen. However, that doesn’t mean that her heart has forgotten her roots.
Here’s some highlights of her favorite things according to her article in Vanity Fair.
1. Teotihuacan Pyramids
Hayek says that these historic pyramids, which date back 200 CE, is a can’t miss destination. The Pyramid of the Sun, which is included in the compound, is the third largest pyramid in the world behind two the Great Pyramid of Cholula and the Great Pyramid of Cheops in Egypt.
2. Frida Kahlo’s Casa Azul
The Frida Kahlo Museum, which happens to be Frida’s house where she was born and lived most of her life, is obviously on the list of things to do. Hayek listed this experience as one of her local favorites.
3. Museo Jumex
Hayek’s favorite museum in Mexico City showcases some art work from renowned artists like Andy Warhol, Gabriel Orozco, and Jeff Koons.
4. El Bazar Del Sábado, San Ángel
This open shopping market is ideal for lovers of Mexican artisan works. If you find yourself wandering around Mexico City, this is the spot for all of your souvenirs.
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This secret hideaway from the bustle of the largest city on earth is a perfect getaway for a quiet and memorable Mexican experience.
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What should you order at this fancy restaurant? Hayek recommends the octopus with habanero.
7. Hotel Condesa DF
A room here will cost you at least $200 a night, but Hayek says that this hotel is the best hotel in the city.
Not bad if you want to live it up like Hayek.