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Xochimilco & Colonial Coyoacan Trip

1. Xochimilco & Colonial Coyoacan Trip

Setting off on this half-day tour of Xochimilco and Coyoacan, you’ll pass by Mexico City’s World Trade Center, the Siqueiros Cultural Polyforum, the Monumental Mexico Bull Ring, and the Insurgentes Theater with its mosaic mural of Diego Rivera’s Cantinflas. Explore the university library that features mosaic murals by Juan O´Gorman, Mexico’s Olympic stadium, and the residential area of Pedregal de San Angel, built on lava fields. Enjoy the peaceful waters of the Xochimilco canals, one of the last traces of the Aztec era. Take a relaxing, scenic journey on these ancient waters on a traditional punt or pre-Hispanic boat. You’ll visit the impressive colonial district of Coyoacan. Walk along Francisco Sosa Street to the town’s main square, admiring its large, rambling 16th-century houses on the way. See the impressive mansion of Spanish Conquistador Hernando Cortes and the Church of St. John the Baptist, with its magnificent paintings and altarpieces.

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

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

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.

Mexico City Tour and Xochimilco Canal Boat Ride

3. Mexico City Tour and Xochimilco Canal Boat Ride

Explore Mexico City and discover the history and cultural diversity of this city. Visit the National Palace, see the beautiful murals by Diego Rivera attract the crowds. Then, go to Constitution Square 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 before going to the World Trade Center, Siqueiros Cultural Poly forum, 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 Juan O´Gorman.  See the Olympic Stadium and explore the residential area of Pedregal de San Angel. Then, make your way to the Xochimilco Canals, one of the last traces of the ancient Aztec era. Here, you will take a relaxing trip on a traditional pre-Hispanic boat.  Continue to colonial Coyoacan for a walk down Francisco Sosa Street to see the old houses from the 16th century. Visit the Conquistador Hernando Cortes and the beautiful paintings and altarpiece of the Church of St. John the Baptist.

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Overall rating

4.0 / 5

based on 183 reviews

Never be afraid to try things that are "different". Immerse yourself in this beautiful culture. The boat ride was a great experience and seeing Frida Khalo's home was something I've always dreamed of seeing. The guide... ALSO AMAZING!

It was a good experience, the trip on the boat was very entertaining and the guide told us a lot of histories.

Worth every peso, excellent guide, Jaime. We were upset by the vendor's insistence on Xochimilco.

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

Beyond expectations. Our guide was professional, kind and very entertaining.