Xochimilco, Coyoacán and Frida Kahlo Museum Tour
In one day, uncover the colonial charms of Coyoacán and then ride in a ‘trajinera’ down the UNESCO-listed waterways of Xochimilco, where you can buy snacks right from your boat. Walk around North America's oldest university and admire its Central Campus, another World Heritage site. Fans of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera will enjoy their former residence, Casa Azul, and receive an intimate look into the artists' turbulent yet productive partnership.Itinerary
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Coyoacan, Parque Centenario, Mexico City 04000 Mexico
Begin your full-day tour with a visit to Coyoacán, one of the oldest neighborhoods in Mexico City, dating back to pre-Hispanic times. As you stroll the cobblestone streets and see 16-century mansions, learn about the history of this area and its colonial legacy from your knowledgeable guide.
Listen to how the neighborhood turned into a cultural hotspot, attracting artists and intellectuals in great numbers.
Duration: 1 hour 10 minutesStop At:
Museo Frida Kahlo, Calle Londres 247 Col. Del Carmen, Mexico City 04100 Mexico
Wrap up your Coyoacán visit at the Frida Kahlo Museum, also known as Casa Azul (Blue House). See where this world-renowned artist lived with her husband, Diego Rivera, and learn about her tumultuous life. During your hour of free time here, admire examples of her iconic work.
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Floating Gardens of Xochimilco, Southern neighborhood of Xochimilco, Mexico City 16090 Mexico
After the Frida Kahlo Museum, continue on to Xochimilco, an agricultural area located 17 miles (28 km) south of Mexico City where many of the city’s flowers are grown. Back in Aztec times, this valley was once a lake. Learn how the local people, as a way around the lack of farmland, developed islands with floating reed mats loaded with soil and used them as gardens called chinampas. Today, these gardens are an ecological reserve and a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Board a colorful, flat-bottomed boat called a trajinera with your guide, and for an hour take a slow cruise on the chinampa channels, passing by floating gardens of flowers. As your boatman moves the vessel along by pulling a pole through the water, hear from your guide about the characteristic boats, originally hollowed from logs and once used for transportation throughout Mexico.
Pass by other painted vessels transporting passengers and check out the boat vendors selling fresh food. Hungry- Taste a variety of dishes and drinks, such as mole, mixiote (barbequed meat), roasted corn, quesadillas, tacos, carnitas, pulque (milk-colored alcoholic beverage) and micheladas (Mexican beer-based cocktail). (Food and drink purchases are at your own expense.) Hear music like mariachi drifting from other boats, occupied by families and visitors celebrating birthdays, baptisms, weddings, or simply a good time.
After your memorable boat ride, enjoy transport back to downtown.
Duration: 1 hour 20 minutesStop At:
Ciudad Universitaria, Avenida Universidad 3000, Mexico City 01050 Mexico
We going to appreciate the Juan O’gorman & Diego Rivera murals on the UNAM central library, this murals are an UNESCO World Heritage site.
Duration: 30 minutes
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Duration: 10 Hours
1: Auditorio Nacional, Bosque de Chapultepec I Secc, 11580 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
2: C. Liverpool 169, Juárez, Cuauhtémoc, 06600 Col Juárez, CDMX, Mexico
3: Bellas Artes, Historic center of Mexico City, Guerrero, 06300 Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico
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