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Mexico City: Full-Day City Tour with Anthropology Museum

Mexico City: Full-Day City Tour with Anthropology Museum

From US$ 33 per person

Explore Mexico City’s landmark monuments, with special focus on the nation’s history at the Anthropology Museum. See a vast collection of art and artifcacrs from all the ancient cultures of Mexico.

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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
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  • Explore Mexico City's Spanish-era monuments and buildings
  • Walk through one of the largest downtown city areas in the world
  • Drive along Paseo de la Reforma, Mexico's most famous street, lined with monuments throughout history
  • See one of the largest public squares in the world at the Zócalo
  • Admire the murals of Diego Rivera at the Bellas Artes Palace
  • Explore the history of Mexico's ancient civilizations at the Anthropology Museum
  • See artifacts from Mexico before the Spanish conquest
  • Admire Mayan jewels and Aztec calendars
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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 you’ll see several monuments that have shaped and given identity to our city, like the Angel of Independence, Diana the Huntress, and more recently, the creation of the Bicentennial Column.
  • Transportation to and from the meeting point
  • Entrance to the Anthropology Museum
  • Drinks
  • Souvenirs
  • Optional tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Please meet your guide at least 10 minutes before departure time at the Flagpole in front of the main entrance of the National Museum of Anthropology.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Credit card
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Packed lunch
  • Cash
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Overall rating

4 /5

based on 40 reviews

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Perfect tour for an introduction to Mexico

We started the tour in the Museum of Anthtropology and stayed there more than 3 hours. A wonderfull start. The museum is a must-see because of the most comprehensive presentation of the pre-spanish aera. After a short lunch break our guide Edgar took us on a walking tour around the city center of Mexico City. This completed this first introduction to the city. It was really good being on this tour with 8 people only. No doubt Edgar is very knowledgeable but he MUST improve his English! In many cases it was nearly impossible to spot what he wanted to put across to us. Members from the group helped me which was really good. In the end I was a bit disappointed that the pick-up from my hotel did not work out. I must admit my hotel was not in Mexico City itself. But that this would be prohibitve to the pick-up was not clearly stated in the terms of the tour. A big plus was the phone help-line of Get-your-guide. Easy access, reliable and competent. Go for this tour!

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August 21, 2016

Good tour but lot of walking !!!

The tour was pretty good and informative. Our guide Alejandro was very knowledgeable and took to time to give us the history & context of each of the attractions. The pick-up was on time and so was the drop off. The only negative I can think of was that we were made to walk a lot. While we expect to walk a bit on such tours but that day the bus "broke down" and we really had to walk a lot.

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February 8, 2014

Gabriel was an excellent guide with impressive knowledge and good sense of humor.

January 7, 2019

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