In Nezahualcóyotl´s times, El Bosque de Chapultepec housed the first Botanic garden in the country, made from exotic plant collections brought from other regions. The current one was inaugurated in 2006 and offers visitors magnificent views and a worthy collection of native and non-indigenous plants. It has more than 200 species distributed as follows: domesticated plants, wetland plants, grass, agaves, succulents, cactaceae and arboretum.
It also has a plant nursery, a greenhouse, and an orchid collection.
Location: First Section. Main entrance on Paseo de la Reforma Av.
Guided visits: Only for schools, under request from Tuesday to Sunday, 10 am-5 pm.
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 08:00 am to 7:00 pm.