Catedral Metropolitana de México

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  • Mexico City: Historic Downtown Walking Tour

    1. Mexico City: Historic Downtown Walking Tour

    Get a fascinating introduction to Mexico City and it’s historic downtown on a small-group walking tour. Follow a certified guide and visit important landmarks like the Metropolitan Cathedral, the ruins of the ancient Aztec city, and the impressive Post Office building. Learn about Mexico’s culture from your experienced guide, who will introduce you to the city’s 700+ years of history, its eclectic architecture, and colorful traditions. Start your tour of the 'Centro Histórico', a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987, inside the Metropolitan Cathedral, which was the biggest church in the Americas for over 3 centuries. Walk on the giant Zocalo square, referred to as the heart of Mexico and see the resting place of the Spanish conqueror Hernan Cortes. Stand next to the ruins of the ancient Aztec city. Continue onto the mesmerizing Post Office Building and then marvel at the beautiful a...

    Andre is a very well educated individual with a passion for the history of Mexico and it's culture. I greatly enjoyed the Mexico City walking tour!

  • Mexico City and Xochimilco Canals Full-Day Tour

    2. Mexico City and Xochimilco Canals Full-Day Tour

    Get a comprehensive introduction to Mexico City on a full-day tour of “The City of the Gods,” and discover a wealth of history and cultural diversity at countless monuments and streets. Visit sites such as the National Palace, where the beautiful murals by Diego Rivera attract the crowds. Go to Constitution Square (also known as the "Zocalo"), and admire the Metropolitan Cathedral. Head off the main avenues to Chapultepec Park, one of the most important residential areas of the city. Explore the Zona Rosa ("Pink Zone"), before going to the World Trade Center, Siqueiros Cultural Polyforum, and monumental Bull Ring. Admire more Diego artwork at the Insurgentes Theater, before going to the famous library at University City, entirely covered in mosaic murals by the artist Juan O´Gorman. See the Olympic Stadium, and explore the residential area of Pedregal de San Angel, built on a lava fiel...

    Fantastic experience! Our guide was wonderful and personable- definitely would recommend it!

  • Mexico City Tour

    3. Mexico City Tour

    Enjoy the many beautiful architectural monuments of the city, with elaborate style and design as unique as the times you’ll find represented in the historical center of the city. You’re invited to visit the national palace where you’ll see beautiful murals painted by the great muralist Diego Rivera, the Constitution Square (Central Plaza or "Zocalo") and the Metropolitan Cathedral. Touring through the Historical Centre, we’ll visit the National Palace, the Constitution Square or “Zocalo,” the Aztec Major Temple, and the Metropolitan Cathedral. In addition to the main avenues, we’ll visit Chapultepec Park, the most important residential zones of the city, and the Pink Zone (Zona Rosa).

  • Mexico City Tour and Anthropology Museum

    4. Mexico City Tour and Anthropology Museum

    Mexico City, “The City of the Gods”, is one of the largest cities in the world offering a wealth of grand history and cultural discovery. Countless beautiful monuments complement the city’s elaborate architectural style. You’ll find areas as unique as the times they were built including the magnificent historic city center. We’ll visit symbolic sights including the national palace where you’ll see beautiful murals painted by the great artist Diego Rivera, Constitution Square (the Central Plaza or "Zocalo") and the Metropolitan Cathedral. Stepping away from the main avenues of the city, we will visit Chapultepec Park, one of the most important residential areas of Mexico City, the "Pink Zone" (Zona Rosa) and the Anthropology Museum. One of the top museums of its kind in the world, the Anthropology Museum is divided into...

    Excellent from start to finish. I was especially pleased with the guide as she made it a point to translate in English equally even though my wife was the only English only speaker in our group of 12. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and I felt like I attended a session of ancient Meso America history and Mexican history. Wish list would have been to have more time at the museum. It was stretched to about 1-1/2. We would have just stayed but we were nearing closing time 5pm.

  • From Puebla: Mexico City Private Guided Tour

    5. From Puebla: Mexico City Private Guided Tour

    Enjoy a walking tour of Mexico City’s historic center on a day trip from Puebla. Wander through the old town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and discover the top sights with a private guide. Start your experience with hotel pickup in Puebla city. Relax in the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle as you drive to Mexico City. After around 3 hours, you’ll arrive at the Zócalo, the main square. Visit the Great Pyramid of Tenochtitlan, the temple of the Mexica people, and learn about its history at the museum. Continue to the cathedral, and see inside this beautiful monument. Enter the Central Mall, the Postal building, and the Church of Santo Domingo. Admire the Baroque architecture of Casa de los Azulejos, or the House of Tiles, from outside. Pass by the Palace of Fine Arts and the Teatro de la Ciudad, or City Theater. Head back to your vehicle for the return transfer to Puebla, where yo...

  • Mexico City: Full-Day City Tour with Anthropology Museum

    6. Mexico City: Full-Day City Tour with Anthropology Museum

    Your tour begins in the Anthropology Museum, admire some of the pieces amongst the vast collection of pre-hispanic art inside of the museum. Your guide will explain pieces like the Sun Stone, also called the Aztec calendar; the Coatlicue, and several other pieces that reflected the thought, lifestyle and religion of the different civilizations developed inside the ancient Mexico. Later, head to the Historic Center of the city, where the Aztec empire was once seated. Your guide will give you a brief explanation on the Great Tenochtitlan, and the traces that remain as evidence of its existence. Walk through some of the busiest streets of the Historic Center and the outside of some of its emblematic buildings, such as the Metropolitan Cathedral, National Palace and the Palace of Fine Arts. In between the Museum and the Historic Center, enjoy a panoramic ride across Reforma Avenue; where ...

    Engaging and informative tour. Kevin was a brilliant guide. And one of the best museums I have ever visited. Highly recommend!!!

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Excellent from start to finish. I was especially pleased with the guide as she made it a point to translate in English equally even though my wife was the only English only speaker in our group of 12. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and I felt like I attended a session of ancient Meso America history and Mexican history. Wish list would have been to have more time at the museum. It was stretched to about 1-1/2. We would have just stayed but we were nearing closing time 5pm.

Andre is a very well educated individual with a passion for the history of Mexico and it's culture. I greatly enjoyed the Mexico City walking tour!

Fantastic experience! Our guide was wonderful and personable- definitely would recommend it!

The tour gave us the experience of the history and culture of Mexico. A must f

our tour guide was the best. showed us everything we wished to see