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From Mexico City: Taxco and Cuernava History Tour

Product ID: 178796
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An adventure to experience and learn about the cities of Cuernavaca and Taxco, both containing legacies of indigenous people and Spaniards. You can relish in the architecture and history of both of these cities, and sit down for lunch on a break in Taxco.
About this activity
Duration 11 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pick-up included

Pickup is available from hotels within Zona Rosa, Reforma centro, DownTown, Roma Norte, and Roma Sur. If your hotel is located outside of these areas, you must make your own way to the meeting point at Hotel Fontán Reforma.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Meet the city of eternal spring
  • Walk through the picturesque streets of one of the richest cities of the colonial era
  • Meet two Mexican states full of history and beautiful landscapes
  • Learn about the Spanish and indigenous cultural legacy in the architecture and art of these towns
Full description
After being collected from your accommodation and departing Mexico City, you will venture to the city of Cuernavaca in the state of Morelos. Here you will visit the cathedral dating from the sixteenth century, which claims to be one of the first Franciscan constructions in Mexico. You will take a short break, before continuing your trip to the city of Taxco in the Guerrero state. Once having arrived in Taxco, you will visit a replica of a mine to learn about the importance of the mining industry in Mexico from roughly 400 years ago.

Following this, you will sit down to have lunch at a restaurant, where you will have the opportunity to taste a variety of typical food of the region, as well as having an international selection. This combination of authenticity and variety of taste will make this a lunch to remember.

Once you finish your lunch, you will walk through the emblematic streets of the city to reach the famous church of Santa Prisca, here you can appreciate its Baroque style (Churrigueresco), and meet the history of the richest man of New Spain. You will also have time to experience its many silver shops, which are characteristic of this region, or to simply enjoy your 30-minutes of free time walking around before boarding your transport and returning to Mexico City.
Includes
  • Transportation
  • Certified tourist guide
What’s Not Included
  • Tips to the driver and tourist guide
  • Lunch and drinks

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Hotel Fontán Reforma, Av. Paseo de la Reforma 24, Colonia Centro, Cuauhtémoc, 06040 Ciudad de México, CDMX, México.

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Important information
Know before you go
Please bring comfortable shoes, a light sweater or jacket, money for souvenirs if desired, sunscreen and a hat.
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.6 / 5
based on 15 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.9/5
Organization
4.6/5
Value for money
4.6/5
Safety
4.9/5

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Product ID: 178796