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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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

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:
    P.za de la Constitución 463, Centro H...
    P.za 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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Adriana 02 Dec 2022
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Travelled alone - Nov 2022
Exelente Melik!
Gian... 02 Dec 2022
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Travelled in couple - Dec 2022
Excelente tour, Stephania fue muy buena guía.
Azucena 01 Dec 2022
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Excelente tour! La guía explica de forma entretenida! Buena forma de conocer el centro histórico!
Artemi 01 Dec 2022
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Me sorprendió gratamente el tour. A parte de ver lugares muy interesantes y bonitos, hemos aprendido un poco más de la historia de la ciudad. Me gustó mucho también la manera de contar toda la información.
Javier 01 Dec 2022
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Increíble tour con Malik, una chica encantadora y super profesional. Nos contó un montón de historias increíbles de México y disfrutamos muchísimo el recorrido. Gracias Malik!!!
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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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