Luis Barragan home and Casa Gilardi

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Tour Number

Activity Level

31603


Categories

Museums / Culture, Local Experience, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. 12 years older

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (fluent), English (fluent)

modern architecture


Luis Barragan is the most important Mexican architect of the XXc and one of the most original worldwide. His house museum reveals his sense of space, color, texture and the ascetic and the beauty of solitude. The Gilardi house is different, the spaces, colors, the great open terraces and the beautiful swimming pool make the place more joyful

Itinerary

Luis Barragan home
Casa Gilardi
If you wish we could end in Polanco having a drink or a cup of hot chocolate
The Barragan home opens on Monday, but you need to book admission in advance as it is very popular.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Hotel

End Point Options: Hotel

Duration: 5 hours 30 min.

To visit both houses a reservation is needed,due to an increasing popularity 3 weeks in advance would be needed to find available tickets. Luis Barragan home and Casa Gilardi are closed on Sunday. Weather, traffic, the normal obstacles in a 20 million inhabitants city

Transportation

public transportation

What’s Included

Other: the walking tour, translation services, guide services

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1200 mex pesos - admission tickets, public transportation, drinks, meals

What’s Extra

Other: Public transportation, admission tickets, meals, drinks, etc

A Recent Review of this tour

Great tour of the Barragán houses with Hector! Hector is very knowledgable. Great experience!
Marie Claude de Billy

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Private tour guide Hector

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