Tour of Xochimilco and The World of Frida Kahlo

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  • 6 hr

Get to know several of Frida Kahlo's favorite places, starting with a visit to Xochimilco, which means place of flowers. Here our accredited guide will explain some historical information about the place while you enjoy a traditional trajinera ride, which will last 1 hour where you can enjoy delicious Mexican appetizers, listen to mariachi music, among other activities. After getting to know Xochimilco we will go to San Ángel, a beautiful picturesque town in Mexico City where you will get to know the Religious Art of the Carmelites, the Plaza San Jacinto and one of the most representative colonial-style houses in San Ángel "La casa del Risco ". To end our tour we will visit the wonderful neighborhood of Coyoacán and its 16th century mansions, the church of San Juan Bautista with its impressive paintings, as well as the house-museum of Frida Kahlo.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Floating Gardens of Xochimilco

Xochimilco, an agricultural area 28 km (27 miles) south of Mexico City, where many of the city's flowers are grown. In Aztec times, this valley was a lake. Find out how the local people, as an alternative to the lack of farmland, developed islands with floating earth-covered mats and used them as gardens called chinampas. Today, these gardens are an ecological reserve and belong to the UNESCO World Heritage list and one of Frida Kahlo's favorite places. Here you will not only get information about its origins, which date back to pre-Hispanic times, but you will also be able to enjoy a traditional trajinera ride.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: San Angel

During the visit to this beautiful picturesque town our guide will tell you about the history and culture that surrounds this magical place, you can walk through its cobbled streets and enjoy its colonial architecture, as well as visit the Mercado del Carmen, restaurants, shops and must-see mansions from this area of CDMX.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Coyoacan

After knowing San Angel you will visit the wonderful neighborhood of Coyoacán, whose name in Nahuatl means place of coyotes. Here, our guide will give you an explanation about the origin and importance of this neighborhood and its surroundings.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Museo Frida Kahlo

During our visit to Coyoacán you will have an hour of free time from 2 pm to 3 pm to eat or visit the Frida Kahlo house-museum (admission not included), so we recommend buying your tickets online at this time. If you buy your tickets you will have the opportunity to learn about the intense relationship between Frida, her work and her house, the place where she was born and died. Although she lived in different places in Mexico City and abroad when she married Diego Rivera, Frida always returned to her house in Coyoacán.

Duration: 1 hour
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