Dias de los Muertos Festival, Mexico City
Lively Mexican holiday honors the dead, in the end of October, each year is celebrating Dia de los Muertos, this celebration dates back 3000 years, long before Spanish influence in the region. Today’s festival is a mix of pre-Columbian customs and Christian teachings. Altars and offerings are a way to remember family members who have passed into the afterlife. In this culture, the lines between life and death are blurred and the acceptance of mortality becomes a liberation from fear. Indeed, life and death live on parallel planes in Mexico. This beautiful festival has a profound life lesson that transcends life itself.
Hotel Hampton Inn & Suites is located in the historic center. The Zócalo and Paseo de la Reforma are within walking distance. Modern hotel with 2 restaurants, gym, hot tub, meeting rooms, Wi-Fi.