City Tour and Xochimilco Floating gardens

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Mexico City is a modern important cultural city declared by UNESCO World Heritage City, former Aztec Empire City "Tenochtitlan." You will visit the main highlights, including Zócalo (main square), the Diego Rivera murals at the National Palace. In the Historical Center, enjoy a unique walking tour at Madero pedestrian street, along with colonial and art deco palaces. Drive-by Paseo de la Reforma, where the most important city monuments make this very attractive, such as the Angel and the Diana Continue to Xochimilco, known as the “floating gardens” aboard a 1-hour boat or "trajineras," continue to Campus of University City, UNAM famous murals of Diego River, O´Gorman, and Siqueiros as well as the stadium (Panoramic View only). This tour has shared and private options. Please select the more convenient for you. Due to the current pandemic, Bellas Artes and Cathedral for tourists may be closed. National Palace may not be available by government order without previous notification.

Itinerary Details

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Pass By: Palacio de Bellas Artes

Fine Art Palace, a unique, eclectic architecture art deco, and renaissance style, Carrara and Mexican marbles, an impressive Tiffany curtain, is the best cultural venue in the Historic Center of Mexico and a real jewel of the city.

Stop At: Zocalo

Enjoy the world's 3rt largest square, surrounded by Mexico's most important political power buildings; National Palace, the City Hall, the Justice Palace, and the Cathedral. Zocalo is synonymous with the main square in Mexico. Finds the remains of the Azteca Empire at Templo Mayor. The Historical Center is the most extensive colonial city declared by UNESCO in America and called the Palaces' City in the XIX century.

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: National Palace (Palacio Nacional)

The National Palace is the seat of the Federal Executive Power of Mexico; it houses the masterpieces of Diego Rivera, who painted in fresco the history of Mexico and Mesoamerica's cultures' richness.

Stop At: Museo del Templo Mayor

The Templo Mayor or Great Temple of Mexico is an enclosure that includes a series of constructions, buildings, towers and a patio, the physical space where they were located, surrounded by a wall that had doors that gave access to the main roads from the city. Only panoramic view

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana)

The Metropolitan Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary to the skies of Mexico City is the seat of the First Archdiocese of Mexico and is located on the north side of the Plaza de la Constitución in the Historic Center of Mexico City.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: University City

The National Autonomous University of Mexico is a Mexican public university and is the most important university in Latin America, considering its extensive academic and research work. The Campus is awe-inspiring and highlights its architecture and its integration into the environment. You will have a panoramic visit of one of the largest stone natural murals and the great work of Diego Rivera at the Olimpic Stadium. This visit is a panoramic one.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Coyoacan

Walk Coyoacán in the mornings with a good coffee and feel the tranquility and magic of its environment; Walk it at noon or in the afternoon, and you will observe its artistic and popular colors, or re-visit it at night and enjoy its sounds, its music, the exclusivity of its corners, the charm of its streets, alleys and emblematic places, surrounded by colonial houses, cultural centers, restaurants, bookstores, galleries, and craft houses. Panoramic tour (time for photos in strategic locations)

Pass By: Estadio Azteca

The Azteca Stadium is a soccer stadium located in Mexico City, with a capacity for 87,000 spectators, thus being the largest in Mexico, the second in America and the seventh in the world. This visit is a panoramic one.

Stop At: Floating Gardens of Xochimilco

This neighborhood is like a town in southern Mexico City and gives way to Xochimilco's famous canals, the last remnants of an enormous transport system that the Aztecs built. You can take a promenade in colorful boats similar to the gondolas while pass browsing food vendors, artisans, and mariachis. The atmosphere is festive, especially at weekends.

Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes
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