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Download Mexico City Itinerary

Mexico City is a wonderful and culturally rich metropolis where travelers find themselves in a melting pot of history and culture and where the ancient past and contemporary present blend magnificently to create a unique synergy with a foot in both worlds. We’ll escape the unforgiving home winds with a visit in April, a time when the jacarandas are in full bloom and the energy and splendor of spring is felt everywhere.  This tour is designed specifically to explore, in depth and at a slower pace, the many world-class sites as well as to interact with local people as they themselves enjoy their city. The historic center has been completely revitalized; turning major thoroughfares into pedestrian walkways and nearly 1,000 buildings within the Historic Center have been reclaimed and restored to their colonial grandeur in what has been hailed as one of the most aggressive programs of urban renewal ever undertaken.



  • Guided tour of the Archaeological Zone of Teotihuacán - learn about what was found inside the recently discovered 2,000-year old tunnel

  • Guided tour of the Templo Mayor Museum, in the heart of Tenochtitlán, the splendid city that the Spanish encountered in their conquest of the Aztecs

  • Guided tour of the National Anthropology Museum, one of the great museums of the world

  • Deep exploration of the historic center of Mexico City and all its splendors

  • A “Day with an Architect” as we explore the richness of Mexico City architectural periods.  Visit to Casa Luis Barragan, architectural highlights of Tacubaya and the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)

  • Coyoacán and San Ángel, peaceful neighborhoods full of art and history

  • Guided or docent-led tours of the National Palace, Cathedral, Education Building, Frida Kahlo Museum, Leon Trotski Museum, Rufino Tomayo Museum and the Franz Mayer Museum

  • Folk Art, Food and Antique Markets!

Mexico City: 3,000 Years of Mexican Art & Culture
April 1 - April 10, 2017
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