Let's learn the city's history through its iconic buildings on a private tour
We will take a walk around Mexico City's Historic Center to visit some of its most beautiful buildings. They will provide us with helpful examples for a better understanding of the history and evolution of the city.
We will begin at the Templo Mayor, the ruins of the prehispanic city and then we will admire Diego Rivera's murals at the National Palace where the precolumbian life of the city is depicted. We will then continue to the main square and the Metropolitan Cathedral to see talk about the New Spain period. And afterwards we will walk around the area to visit some iconic buildings from different periods in the city's evolution. Finally, we will get to the magnificent Fine Arts Palace where we will talk about the social and political events at the beginning of the 20th century.
This chronological route will provide you with a general perspective of the City and its evolution.
We will start our walk at the Main Square, go around the streets where locals shop, eat, and live. Along our walk, we will visit:
-iconic buildings like the Cathedral,
-the National Palace
-the Tile House
-the Post Office
-the Fine Arts Palace.
At the end we will reach Alameda Central park, next to Reforma Avenue.
I can customize the tour, please inquire for a quote.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Suggested by Guide: - Templo Mayor square, downtown Mexico City. - Estela de Luz, Chapultepec Park, Mexico City. - Templo Expiatorio a Cristo Rey, Fray Juan de Zumarraga, Villa Gustavo A. Madero, Mexico City
Duration: 6 hours
We will do a 4-hour walking tour plus 2 hours commuting, one from and one back to your hotel.
I will pick you up at your hotel and take you back after the tour by Taxi. The size of the car will depend on the number of tourists.
- Guiding Services
- Public Transportation Tickets
- Admission Tickets
Estimated Local Cash Needed
285 Mexican Peso - (approximately 15 USD) per person for Lunch
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
I am able to offer tours only in Spanish and English language.
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Alejandro was a great guide. He did a wonderful job of guiding us around the city and gave in-depth and interesting descriptions of what we were seeing. He has an excellent knowledge of the history and culture of Mexico City and the people. I would highly recommend him.