Mexico City/Ciudad Satelite
Ciudad Satelite or simply "Satelite" is part of the metropolitan area of Mexico City. Although there is an specific borough bearing that name, locals refer to Satelite to a broader area including other boroughs or "Colonias" that are located right after crossing the city limits of the Distrito Federal into the State of Mexico. Those Colonias are mainly located into three municipalities of the State: Naucalpan, Tlalnepantla and Atizapan.
In the municipalities of Naucalpan and Tlalnepantla there are several industrial parks where many multinationals have factories, therefore if you come for business travel Ciudad Satelite is a good choice for a break to have lunch or hang out.
There is no Metro reaching Ciudad Satelite therefore the best way to reach is by Bus or Microbus that depart from Metro stations Chapultepec station (Line 1, pink) and Cuatro Caminos (also known as Toreo) (Line 2, blue). An alternative is taking a Taxi.
There is not much to do in Ciudad Satelite as it is mainly a residential area. In spite of that, two of the most important shopping malls in the metropolitan area of Mexico can be visited: Plaza Satélite and Mundo E, the last one with a great variety of restaurants, night clubs and entertaiment establishments. Different pubs and bars in Satelite are popular amongst the youth and you can be surprised by the low prices of alcohol compared to the establishments in central Mexico city. Los Remedios is an antique basilic and one of the oldest in all the country, its a nice spot to visit and the little town there is exceptional to bargain if you are in search of local art. In the municipalities of Naucalpan and Tlalnepantla there are several industrial parks where many multinationals have their factories, therefore if you come on business travel Ciudad Satelite is a good choice for a break to have lunch or hang out.
Most of bars and small dance clubs are located in the Circuito Comercial, near Plaza Satelite.