Streetwise Mexico City Map - Laminated City Center Street Map of Mexico City, MX - Folding Pocket Size Travel Map With Metro (2013)

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2013 UPDATED Streetwise Mexico City Map - Laminated City Center Street Map of Mexico City, MX - Folding pocket size travel map with integrated metro map including lines & stations

This map covers the following areas:
Main Mexico City Map 1: 14,000
Coyoacan Map 1:20,000
Mexico City Metro Map

Mexico City is a sprawling metropolis and the ...

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Overview

2013 UPDATED Streetwise Mexico City Map - Laminated City Center Street Map of Mexico City, MX - Folding pocket size travel map with integrated metro map including lines & stations

This map covers the following areas:
Main Mexico City Map 1: 14,000
Coyoacan Map 1:20,000
Mexico City Metro Map

Mexico City is a sprawling metropolis and the third-largest city in the world. The vast urban expanse is intimidating at first, but the STREETWISE® map of Mexico City brings forward the city’s high points, like El Zócalo and Zona Rosa, for you the traveler.

One must see is the Museo Nacional de Anthropologia located in Chapultepec Park. Thousands of rare artifacts from Mesoamerican civilizations are displayed here and you can spend a day absorbing history and culture at this important museum. Move on to more modern artists like Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo whose home and museum can be found on our inset map of Coyoacan. The Metro Map inset makes it easy to travel to Coyoacan, where you can roam the pleasant streets of this district at your leisure.

The main map, complete with street, site and hotel index, enables you to explore all the areas that make this a complex and vivid Latin capital. The STREETWISE® Mexico City map will enable you to travel from your hotel up and down the Paseo de la Reforma and over to the Plaza de la Constitutión with its gigantic state flag waving in front of the Palacio Nacional. Don’t forget the Aztec ruins located in the center of the city. Think you can handle more of Mexico? Plan further excursions using the map of Mexico we provide for the curious and intrepid.

Our pocket size map of Mexico City is laminated for durability and accordion folding for effortless use. The STREETWISE® Mexico City map is one of many detailed and easy-to-read city street maps designed and published by STREETWISE®. Buy your STREETWISE® Mexico City map today and you too can navigate Mexico City like a native. For a larger selection of our detailed travel maps simply type STREETWISE MAPS into the Barnes & Noble search bar.

About STREETWISE® Maps

STREETWISE® is the first map to be designed with modern graphics and is the originator of the laminated, accordion-fold map format. We've set the standard that every map company has imitated but never duplicated. Our mission is to make you feel comfortable, to make you feel safe in a place where you've never been before and to enable you to experience a familiar place more fully.

The company was founded in 1984 by Michael Brown, who had been in international publishing for many years, setting up subsidiaries for textbook publishers. In the 1970's, Brown traveled extensively throughout Africa, India, the Middle East and Southeast Asia. Brown would take a large paper map, cut out the city center, folded it up and slip it into his pocket, thus preventing him from looking like a tourist in areas where discretion is the better part of travel. This was his tool for surviving.

After many years on the road, Brown settled back in New York and decided to start his own business, based on the adaptations he had made to maps in his travels. His goal was to give someone the ability to navigate easily in unfamiliar terrain.

He started with a new map format: the accordion fold. Such a simple idea, but at the time it was revolutionary. No more struggling to fold an awkward, oversized paper map. This new format would enable the user to blend in like a native, instead of stick out like a tourist. Brown then added lamination to ensure that the map would be a lasting tool.

More important than the format was the design of the map itself. It had to be a map that not only succeeded above and beyond any map he had used, but was esthetically appealing as well. The look of it had to be as striking as the functionality. Color was introduced in a way that was never seen before in a map - vivid purple for water, soothing gray for the background of street grids, gold to highlight elements of the map. Clarity, conciseness and convenience in a very stylish package.

Building the business was a 24 hour job. Brown sold the maps during the day, zipping around Manhattan making deliveries on his Harley Davidson. At night he packed the orders and did the design work. More titles were added, each title requiring months of research and design.

Today, STREETWISE® produces over 130 titles for major destinations, regions and countries throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, Europe, the United Kingdom and Asia. We have grown from the back of a motorcycle to selling millions of maps around the world.

Yet each title is still painstakingly researched and updated. STREETWISE® is one of the only, if not THE only map company that conducts research by walking or driving an area to ensure accuracy. After all, what good is the map if what you hold in your hands doesn't match what you see on the street sign? This lengthy fact checking results in superior accuracy; in effect, we've done the work, now you have the adventure.

In the end, it's not about the map, it's about getting out and finding your own authentic experience wherever you go. It's about being in a city or a region and discovering things that you never thought you would find. You can do this if you have confidence and you have confidence if you have a great map. STREETWISE® is the great map that you need.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781886705487
  • Publisher: Streetwise Maps, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/1/2013
  • Series: Streetwise Series
  • Edition description: Revised and Laminated Map
  • Edition number: 2013
  • Sales rank: 496,720
  • Product dimensions: 3.84 (w) x 8.46 (h) x 0.36 (d)

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