Mexican muralism

2 hr, 30 min

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Discover the Mexican History through its walls

In this experience, you will have the chance to visit some of the most representatives public buildings in Mexico City that holds the most outstanding murals from Mexico. We will walk through the halls of The National Palace, San Ildefonso College, Secretary of Public Education and more… We will testify in an unique way some of the masterpieces of Diego Rivera, Jose Clemente Orozco and David Alfaro Siqueiros...
Discover the Mexican History through its walls

In this experience, you will have the chance to visit some of the most representatives public buildings in Mexico City that holds the most outstanding murals from Mexico. We will walk through the halls of The National Palace, San Ildefonso College, Secretary of Public Education and more… We will testify in an unique way some of the masterpieces of Diego Rivera, Jose Clemente Orozco and David Alfaro Siqueiros.

During this experience you will be able to see each one of the murals portraying different historical landscapes of Mexico. In addition, you will be able to enjoy the unique architecture of every place. All paths are full of singularity because of the hidden ins and outs this places have for you.

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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
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Stop At: Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), Avenida 16 de Septiembre Colonia Centro, Mexico City 06010 Mexico

Here we start the tour, in The Metropolitan Cathedral

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Zocalo, Calle Plaza de La Constitucion S/N Centro Histórico de la Cdad. de México, Centro, Mexico City 06000 Mexico

The Zócalo is the common name of the main square in central Mexico City. Prior to the colonial period, it was the main ceremonial center in the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan..

Pass By: Museo del Templo Mayor, Seminario 8 Centro Histórico, Mexico City 06060 Mexico

The Templo Mayor was the main temple of Tenochtitlan, which is now Mexico City.

Stop At: Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City Mexico

San Ildefonso College currently is a museum and cultural center in Mexico City, considered to be the birthplace of the Mexican muralism movement...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), Avenida 16 de Septiembre Colonia Centro, Mexico City 06010 Mexico

Here we start the tour, in The Metropolitan Cathedral

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Zocalo, Calle Plaza de La Constitucion S/N Centro Histórico de la Cdad. de México, Centro, Mexico City 06000 Mexico

The Zócalo is the common name of the main square in central Mexico City. Prior to the colonial period, it was the main ceremonial center in the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan..

Pass By: Museo del Templo Mayor, Seminario 8 Centro Histórico, Mexico City 06060 Mexico

The Templo Mayor was the main temple of Tenochtitlan, which is now Mexico City.

Stop At: Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City Mexico

San Ildefonso College currently is a museum and cultural center in Mexico City, considered to be the birthplace of the Mexican muralism movement.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Anfiteatro Simon Bolívar, 06000, Justo Sierra 16, Centro Histórico de la Cdad. de México, Centro, Cuauhtémoc, 06000 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico

This is where Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo see each other for the first time.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Murales de Diego Rivera en la Secretaria de Educacion Publica, Calle Republica de Argentina 28, Mexico City 06000 Mexico

This is the main building of the Secretary of Public Education in Mexico. Here you will find some of Diego Rivera's masterpieces.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: National Palace (Palacio Nacional), Avenida Pino Suarez, Corregidora esquina Guatemala Zócalo, Mexico City 06060 Mexico

This site has been a palace for the ruling class of Mexico since the Aztec empire. Most of the materials found here, are from the original palace that belonged to Moctezuma II.

Duration: 30 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Local guide
  • Entry/Admission - Anfiteatro Simon Bolívar
  • Entry/Admission - National Palace (Palacio Nacional)
  • Entry/Admission - Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso
  • Local taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Murales de Diego Rivera en la Secretaria de Educacion Publica
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Tickets for the museums
Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Metropolitan Church Mexico City, Plaza de la Constitución 803, Centro Histórico de la Cdad. de México, Centro, Cuauhtémoc, 06000 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
10:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • The Museums could change due to availability
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.