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Mexico City Small Group Tour with a Local Guide

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  • Mexico City tour by public transit
  • Small group for personal service
  • See colonial-era sites
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Mexico City Small Group Tour with a Local Guide
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Mexico City Small Group Tour with a Local Guide
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Overview
With fascinating history and culture, Mexico City is an exciting place to visit, but exploring one of the largest cities in the world can be overwhelming even for experienced travelers. Find the best of Mexico City using public transit with a local guide, on a full-day, small group tour that covers Aztec heritage, Mexican art, architecture, and food.
What to Expect
Make your way to Mexico City’s Historic Center to meet a guide and small-group in a central location close to the zócolo. This tour begins at the beginning: learn about the legendary founding of Mexico City, Aztec culture and traditions, and the first contact between the Spaniards and the residents of Teotihuacan. Follow city streets to buildings that date back to the colonial period, and find out how life and religious practices changed under Spanish rule.

Leave Mexico City’s history behind, and hop the subway to one of the city’s most colorful markets. Visit a few local stalls to sample some regional foods (touring the market with a local guide is the perfect way to learn about the dazzling variety of snacks on display), and see the fresh, aromatic building blocks of Mexico City cuisine.

Continue to the Fine Arts Palace, or the Palacio de Bellas Artes, for a sweet treat and hot drink in an elegant architectural landmark. Find out how the building was transformed from a colonial-era convent to a cultural hub with Tiffany glass and sumptuous décor, then keep exploring on your own—the tour concludes at the Fine Arts Palace, close to the restaurants and sights of the Historic Center.
Reviews (14)
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Fantastic - I did the Hidden Mexico Tour

I had Alphonso give me the 7 hour Hidden Mexico day tour. I was the only person on the tour but that didn’t sway him. He gave detailed and comprehensive information from pre Hispanic right up to modern day times. He was infinitely engaging! I...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Best Day Ever!

I can't say enough good things about this tour and particularly our guide Julio. My boyfriend and I were lucky enough to get a private tour, as no one else signed up on our first day in Mexico City. Julio knows all and guided us...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JaneBug2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great insiders tour

My wife and I are in CDMX for the first time and decided on a whim to try this tour. We don’t normally take tours so we were a bit skeptical but decided to do it because we thought it would be a great way...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Slemeshow
Reviewed 26 November 2018
Wonderful first impession of Mexico city!

I had an amazing first day in Mecico city with Eva (tour guide) and Beno (trainee). Since I was the only participant for this tour on this day I was very priviledged to have two natives guiding me through Mexico city. We started at templo...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank phil0883
Reviewed 3 September 2018
Excellent tour

Very enjoyable tour. Pili (and i hope i'm not butchering her name) was wonderful. She was friendly and knowledgeable and took us to a number of interesting sites that were within fairly close proximity. This is a great tour to do to acclimate yourself to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John M
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5 January 2019|
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Pudieran ser mas especificos en los lugares que se visitan?
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Fantastic. Thank you!
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