Taxco and Prehispanic mine Private Tour from Mexico City

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  • Day Trip
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 11 hr

Take a private day tour out of Mexico City to admire two beautiful cities Taxco and Cuernavaca. First, admire Cuernavaca also known as the “City of the Eternal Spring." Then, in Taxco, admire the colonial architecture and its famous silver works. Your tour includes a private guide and hotel pick up transport.

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Taxco is the oldest mining city in America, mines abound here, but there is one in particular that stands out for being unique in its class; the pre-Hispanic Mine, whose date of exploitation dates from 1400 to 1500. Descend in an authentic mining elevator and travel through a beautifully illuminated 150-meter tunnel, where you will appreciate the sparkling of the walls due to the precious metals still found in them. Learn about the methods that ancient people used to extract precious materials.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Santa Prisca de Taxco

Later, your tour will head to Taxco, a colonial city with hundreds of years of history. The city is nestled on a hillside with winding cobblestone streets, tile-roofed buildings, cozy squares, and a strong Old World ambiance that has survived through hundreds of years. You'll visit Santa Prisca, one of Mexico’s grandest churches. It was built in 1758 by French immigrant Jose de la Borda who literally stumbled upon a huge silver spring. Then, learn all about the famous silver as Taxco is known worldwide for its quality silver mines and shops. You will have the opportunity to see and buy art pieces from Mexican artisans before driving back to Mexico City and your hotel.

Duration: 3 hour
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