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Mexico City: Bazaar Saturday, Convent of Carmen & San Angel

Product ID: 118840
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Visit San Angel located south of Mexico City and visit the Museum of El Carmen. Enjoy a visit to the Bazaar Saturday, one of the most visited and colorful in Mexico City, and Chimalistac.
About this activity
Duration 6 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Please see the pictures for the list of available pickup locations.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Museum of El Carmen, a historical museum that preserves more than 80 religious art pieces
  • Tour the neighborhood of Chimalistac and San Angel
  • Enjoy a visit to the Bazaar Saturday, one of the most visited and colorful in Mexico City
Full description
Visit San Angel located to the south of Mexico City with mansions full of stories and legends. Then, continue to the Museum of El Carmen which deals with a monastic school built between 1613 and 1628 by the religious order of the Discalced Carmelites. Today, 488 years since its founding, it is a historical museum that preserves more than 80 religious art pieces near 12 mummified corpses and a large garden that once served as an orchard for the friars.

Afterwards, enjoy a visit to the Bazaar Saturday, one of the most visited and colorful of Mexico City, which opened its doors from 1960 and is considered a center for craftsmanship par excellence. It offers a wide range of articles ranging from handicrafts to fine craftsmanship made with silver, iron, ceramics, wood, textiles, glass, tinplate, jute and even paints.

Later, take a tour in Chimalistac. Its name comes from an ancient pre-Hispanic population called Temalistac (whose meaning is 'where the stone is sacrificed'), an old and wealthy neighborhood, where you'll find stone bridges and small historic chapels with a strong colonial air.
Includes
  • Admission to Museum of El Carmen
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (selected hotels only)
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
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Mexitours

Product ID: 118840