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Walking tour in Mexico City - The best introduction

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish
Guru: Kactus
Quality Verified Registered on April 10, 2019

We are a group of university students who love Mexico and enjoy sharing the history, food, traditions and local face of the country to tourists. We love to continue preparing ourselves to give excellent attention as we would like to receive it to us.

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Tour description

It is the best introduction to Mexico City to understand one of the largest metropolises in the world.

You will learn about the Aztec/Mexica origin and colonization in New Spain . We will visit pre- Hispanic ruins in the heart of the historic center, which are located next to colonial and modern buildings.

We will talk about the 3 eras: Pre-Hispanic Mexico, the Viceroyalty and the Republic. Also of loved and hated presidents, artists and characters who gave identity to the city.

We will go to places that do not appear in tourist guides or maps, while we see churches, monuments, museums.

We will also try a fermented drink that is typical of the center of the country. We will use the 5 senses to learn words in Nahuatl, listen to the local musical rhythms and learn about the stones that give identity to the houses.

Keep in mind that only the outside of the places will be visited, we will give you schedules and tips for you to come back. These are some places we will visit:

  • Metropolitan Cathedral
  • Plinth
  • National Palace
  • Main temple
  • Postal Palace
  • Santo Domingo Square
  • street food
  • House of tiles
  • Traditional drink
  • National Art's Museum
  • Palace of Fine Arts
  • Latin American Tower
  • - And more!

This tour lasts approximately 2.5 hours. The itinerary can be adapted depending on the weather or possible contingencies.


°Meet us at the main door of the Cathedral, look for the umbrella and GREEN shirts.

°At the time of booking, it is necessary to leave a correct and active WhatsApp number since sometimes due to events and protests, the streets and the nearby subway usually close. We will notify you, if applicable, of the alternate meeting point to take the tour and enjoy the day.

°To complement your stay we suggest you join our Taco Tour, the best way to get to know the gastronomy and Tour of the Streets of Coyoacán , the neighborhood of Frida Kahlo and many artists.

°It is not possible to take the tour if you are a group of more than 6 people. In that case we recommend a private tour.

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  • Meeting point: de la Constitución 463, Centro H... de la Constitución 463, Centro Histórico de la Cdad. de México, Centro, Cuauhtémoc, 06000 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
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    In front of the Metropolitan Cathedral, look only for GREEN umbrellas and shirts

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Jona... 26 Mar 2023

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Travelled in group - Mar 2023
Alejandro was fun, informative, and witty. His English was superb and he was an excellent tour guide. We learned a lot from him and enjoyed the tour!
Daniel 26 Mar 2023

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Travelled in group - Mar 2023
Hemos disfrutado muchísimo el tour con Malik. Es encantadora y muy cercana en el trato. Nos encantó su profesionalidad y la cantidad de conocimientos que tiene sobre la ciudad. Muy notable su capacidad oradora y lo bien que estructura la información. ¡Ojalá repetir más tours con ella!
Matias 25 Mar 2023
Mexico City

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Blanca 24 Mar 2023

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2023
En un freetour más que accidentado, manifestación, lluvia, monumentos cerrados... Malik nos ha hecho que todo fuera facilidad, diversión y aprendizaje. Nos ha permitido disfrutar de toda la esencia de Ciudad de México haciéndonos un recorrido histórico por toda la cultura Méxicana, desde la llegada de los Aztecas a la zona, pasando por la cultura Mexica hasta llegar a la época de gran Benito Juárez. Sin juicios de valor nos ha contado toda la época pre-hispanica y la posterior conquista así como la soñada independencia. Si quieres aprender sobre la cultura mexicana tienes que hacer un tour con ella porque el aprendizaje y el disfrute está garantizado.
Hector 24 Mar 2023
Mexico City

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2023
La experiencia en el tour fue interesante pues pudimos conocer aspectos en detalle sobre la historia y cultura de México. Se recomienda este tour a los turistas que deseen conocer más sobre este país.
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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