Discover the historic center of Potosí as a Local!

Duration: 2h and 15min
Languages: English, Spanish
Guru: Victoria
Registered on August 12, 2019
  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

We will start with the Founders' Square, visiting the city's emblematic I.Piña building, the highest house of studies in the state and the origin of the city, then turning right on Ildefonso Street to reach the San Francisco Garden, Aranzazu Square. We will continue towards the Plaza del Carmen to the majestic theater of peace. The church of the same name and a quick look at the central mall. We will continue through the "Doña Molle" passage to reach the Plaza de Armas, where you can see the municipal and state government palace, the city cathedral. In the mornings I will take you to see the typical Hidalgo market where, if you wish, you can enjoy the traditional "Gorditas de Horno" and buy handicrafts at a good price. We will finish at the monument to the 3 muses. Visit the historic center of San Luis Potosí, the city of gardens, from the point of view of a local. Learn about history, customs and learn about legends and ghost stories.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Av Venustiano Carranza 236 Centro His...
    Av Venustiano Carranza 236 Centro Historico 78000 San Luis SLP Mexico
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    On one side of the statue of Saint Louis King of France, Founders' Square, seen hat and white shirt and black vest

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Founders Square
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Main Square
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Carmen Square
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Aranzazú de Plaza
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Metropolitan Cathedral of San Luis Potosí

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).

Tour opinions

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Callum 21 Feb 2023

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Travelled alone - Feb 2023
Juan Carlos is an excellent guide with great enthusiasm for how San Luis Potosí and its central buildings fit into the wider history of Mexico, from independence to today. A hugely educational and interesting tour with a good variety of locations and topics.
Alizée 08 Feb 2023

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Travelled alone - Feb 2023
Juan Carlos is passionate and this makes the tour really good, I recommand it!
Carlotta 04 Nov 2022

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Travelled in group - Nov 2022
Super friendly and knowledgeable guide! Thanks Yareni for the wonderful tour in SLP!
Abraham 02 Oct 2022

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022
Excelente yo soy Mexicano pero mi pareja que es Peruana quedó fascinado le encanto se siento con confianza y mucha seguridad de preguntar de TODO
Jennifer 03 Aug 2022

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Travelled in couple - Aug 2022
Victoria was a fantastic guide, giving us insight into the historic places as well as anecdotes about local characters and legends. She also invited us to text her with questions after the tour and was very helpful for the remainder of our trip. Highly recommend!
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Who is this tour for?

Does not accept large group reservations.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people 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.