Mexico City Private Tour Xochimilco, Coyoacan and Frida Kahlo

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  • 8 hr

OVERVIEW During this private tour, you will get acquainted with Mexico City‘s districts Xochimilco and Coyoacan, and visit the world-famous Frida Kahlo Museum. HIGHLIGHTS ● Take a private boat ride along UNESCO-listed Xochimilco canals. ● Explore old churches & squares of colonial-era Coyoacán. ● Visit Casa Azul, the museum of the world-famous Mexican artist Frida Kahlo & get some interesting insights into her artwork. ● Opt to browse the traditional market for hand-made souvenirs & local street food. ● Discover amazing murals at the largest university in Mexico. WHY GO WITH US ● You will spend the time of the tour purely on its activities & sightseeing: no visits to souvenir shops & restaurants (unless you ask). ● An ideal choice for small groups: the price of the tour is fixed and varies just slightly depending on the size of the group. ● We are flexible: we can adjust the program & route to your interests while the duration of the tour can be always extended for an extra fee.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Vibe Adventures

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Xochimilco, which in Nahuatl means “Field of Flowers”, is distinguished by rain canals existing since pre-Hispanic times, when the Mexico Valley was part of a large number of lakes and lagoons, almost in its entirety. Today a big part of the nature of Xochimilco prevails, combined with cultural elements of its pre-Hispanic origins, art, and colonial culture, marimba, mariachis, parties, and Trajineras (Mexican Gondolas), turning it now into one of the most attractive and interesting places in Mexico City that every visitor wishes to visit.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Museo Diego Rivera Anahuacalli

The name Anahuacalli means "house surrounded by water" in Nahuatl, the language of the Aztecs; it was designed by Mexican artist Diego Rivera to house his massive collection of pre-Hispanic art. The building is made out of the volcanic rock that is prevalent in this area which is also known as "El Pedregal" (the rocky place), due to the eruption of the Xitle volcano.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: UNAM Biblioteca central

It is the main library in the Ciudad Universitaria Campus of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and holds one of the largest book collections in Mexico. It is a World Heritage site protected by UNESCO whose facade is covered with various murals, which were desinged by Juan O'Gorman.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Coyoacan

Coyoacán, which in Nahuatl means "place of coyotes", is now the most famous neighborhood in the south of Mexico City and has become a rich pocket of art and history since houses lots of cultural places, galleries, and spaces where artists and artisans can promote their works. Also known as the neighborhood where renowned personalities like Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera or David Alfaro Siqueiros lived and expressed their art, is the perfect place to discover more about Mexico's daily life.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Museo Frida Kahlo

Also known as "The Blue House", is where the artist lived most of her life, initially with her family and years later, with Diego Rivera. After her death, Diego Rivera donated the home and its contents in order to turn it into a museum in Frida's honor. The museum contains a collection of artwork by Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and other artists along with the couple's Mexican folk art, and pre-Hispanic artifacts. The collection is displayed in the rooms of the house which remains much as it was in the 1950s. It is the most popular museum in Coyoacán and one of the most visited in Mexico City.

Duration: 1 hour
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