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The amazing downtown of Mexico City

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish, Italian
Guru: Fabio
Quality Verified Registered on August 24, 2020

Hello! I'm Fabio and I'm a professional tourist guide. In Mexico City I live, study and above all I eat!

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  • 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

Where was the exact spot of the "meeting of the two cultures"? What did Moctezuma thought when he saw the Conquerors? How did they live in the "Great Tenochtitlán"? Why is it wrong to say "Aztecs"? What does Mexico City have to do with Paris, Florence and...Lebanon? ¿Why people say that in Mexico City you can even touch de Universe with your hands?

To know the answers to these questions and many more, join me on this trip in the downtown of Mexico City, you will discover it through the eyes of a Certified Tourist Guide!
   
The meeting point will be the main entrance of the Metropolitan Cathedral, from there we will visit: 

  • Constitution Square, also called "Zócalo
  • Metropolitan Cathedral
  • The House of the First Printing Press in the Americas
  • Templo Mayor, the main Aztecs temple
  • The Calmécac*, the "Aztecs" children school
  • Santo Domingo Square
  • The oldest street in America
  • Tacos al pastor, the best food in the world**
  • Madero Avenue 
  • Iturbide Palace
  • The House of Tiles
  • The reason why you can touch the Universe with your hands
  • "Little Horse" sculpture of Manuel Tolsá
  • Postal Palace and the Golden Stairs
  • Palace of Fine Arts and Central Park "Alameda"

We will end with recommendations of places, restaurants and  tours to take in the City.

See you soon!

*Opens at 2:00 PM, available only on the afternoon tour
**Selected in 2019 on the "Taste Atlas" platform

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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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    Main entrance of the Metropolitan Cathedral, at the Zocalo

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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4.88
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4.76
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4.86
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Vent... 16 Nov 2022
San Benedetto del Tronto
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Fabio è stato eccezionale in tutto. Assolutamente consigliato perché preparatissimo, disponibile a qualsiasi richiesta e simpatico. Senza il suo aiuto sicuramente ci saremmo persi molto di Città del Messico. GRAZIE!
Guil... 16 Nov 2022
Chicago
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Travelled alone - Nov 2022
One of the best tours I’ve had in my life. Fabio is very knowledgeable and practical . He will provide you with more information than your typical tour, while keeping things fun and interesting. Very highly recommended. Uno de los mejores tours que he hecho en mi vida. Fabio sabe muchísimo, es práctico y profesional. Te dará más información que la que recibes en un tour promedio, siempre en un ambiente divertido y ligero. Primera vez que no me aburro en un tour de mas de 1 hora. Altamente recomendado
Barbara 14 Nov 2022
Mexicali
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Fue excelente mucho mejor de lo que esperabamos en poco tiempo conocimos y nos explico bastante
Simone 13 Nov 2022
Toronto
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Fábio was our amazing tour guide for our trip to the Mexico City . Extremely knowledgeable and it was obvious that he not only was an expert but he truly enjoyed his work. Sweet, patient and very clear with instructions. Would definitely recommend!
Bran... 13 Nov 2022
Raleigh
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Enjoyed this tour very much. Fabio took us to locations and sites we never would have found on our own. Thanks for sharing your time and city with us.
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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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