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Gay Heritage Walking Tour in Mexico City
"Your walking tour starts in an Aztec site to know about attitudes towards the human body in the Pre-Hispanic age. After this we arrive to a square where ""sodomites"" had to face inquisition in early times. Learn about this and also know how famous men and women managed to have relationships in different historical times. You'll also pass shops with colorful display of bizzare objects handicrafts and curious corners. Then you'll walk along lovely colonial mansions some of them with the memories of elegant men and women devoted to their lovers.Finally
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Gay Heritage Walking Tour in Mexico City
"Your walking tour starts in an Aztec site to know about attitudes towards the human body in the Pre-Hispanic age. After this we arrive to a square where ""sodomites"" had to face inquisition in early times. Learn about this and also know how famous men and women managed to have relationships in different historical times. You'll also pass shops with colorful display of bizzare objects handicrafts and curious corners. Then you'll walk along lovely colonial mansions some of them with the memories of elegant men and women devoted to their lovers.Finally
From $80.00
 
Mexico City Segway Tour: Downtown Zocalo
"Your segway adventure begins as you meet your guide and group in a central meeting point next to Av. Reforma (Krystal Hotel) Just behind Sonora Grill sign. You will put on your helmet and receive a 15-minute training session to learn how to use the segwa control the speeds stop go up and down sidewalks and make turns. Start the tour going to the Alameda Park while you listen to interesting fact about this area feeling the fresh atmosphere of this colorful park with water fountains and marble floors that connect to the Bellas Artes Theater. After 20 minutes enjoy great views of this place with the majestic ""Torre Latino"" a very emblematic symbol of Downtown
From $98.00

Alameda Park Tips (12)

Alameda

Just west of Bellas Artes is the Alameda, a large public park with tree-lined paths, fountains and plenty of benches to sit and relax. It's a nice little green space in the heart of one of the world's...
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acemj
Jan 01, 2006

The Alameda

The original design of the city, which was made by Alonso Garcia Bravo immediately after the Conquest, did not include these lands located west of Plaza Mayor, somewhat far from it.Once the lake was...
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AnnaLupilla
Nov 22, 2005

Parque Alameda

It owes its name to the fact that, in its origins, only poplar trees or alamos were planted there. Many people believe poplars were later substituted with ash trees, which are leafier and less...
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AnnaLupilla
Nov 23, 2005

Alameda Park

Alameda Park is located right next to the Palacio de Bellas Artes. It is a nice park with lots of trees and greenery everywhere. There a a few fountains and a Juarez Monument. We purchased quite a few...
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malianrob
Sep 19, 2008

Alameda Central

Alameda Central is a picturesque park in the western part of Centro Historico that is very popular with locals on Sundays, when the park is full of merchants selling food and all kinds of things from...
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AcornMan
Dec 03, 2005

Parque Alameda

Alameda is a small yet beautiful park, adiacent to the Palacio Bellas Artes and with plenty of classical statues and fountains. The most impressive element of the park is the Benito Juarez monument,...
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MichaelFalk1969
Jan 23, 2014

Alameda Park

I went there a lot and I liked the policemen riding around on their horses to be sure that everything is alright within the park. Next to the Park you will find the Bellas Artes and the Franz Mayer...
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graz-ie
Oct 13, 2005

The Central Alameda Park **

This is one of the most important parks in Mexico City.The viceroy Luis de Velasco decided to create it due to the lack of recreation spaces for the aristocracy. The park was inaugurated in...
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pencho15
May 30, 2005

La Alameda, or the sunday afternoon dream.

La Alameda -Alameda Central.(Alameda Park).The countless trees of La Alameda rise like guardians for ancient stories of gallantry, drama, progress and decadence.It is the first park of the city, where...
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Aptypo
Oct 07, 2003

Alameda Central Park

Alameda Central is a public park in downtown Mexico City.The park is a green garden with paved paths and decorative fountains and statues, and is frequently the center of civic events. It was created...
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anagrettel
Jan 01, 2008

Alameda

The Alameda is a park near the Zocalo, full of fountains and benchs shaded by trees. The Alameda is a nice place to relax, check your map and people watch for a while. once known for its crime rate....
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chris_i79
May 10, 2004

Alameda Park

Mexico's answer to Central Park, this inner city park is crowded with residents and vendor stalls and is a great place to rest a few minutes in a relatively peaceful setting.
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Jim_Eliason
Dec 21, 2006
 
 
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Things to Do Near Mexico City

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Torre Latinoamerica

This tower looks a bit dated, but it has the best panoramic view in Mexico City. It is 182 meters high and has 44 levels - the viewing platform can be reached from the 42nd level via a staircase....
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Bellas Artes

I think that you learn alot just by sitting and watching people. I happen to be at the Palcio de Bella Artes and before I went into the building, I just plopped down on the steps with my bottle of...
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Secretaria de Educacion Publica

This building that today serves as the National Department of Education was built as a convent in 17th century. Today its attraction besides its ornate colonial era architecture are the murals painted...
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Plaza Santo Domingo

I'm setting up this page in geographical order, so if you've been reading each tip so far we've been exploring the area right around the Zocalo. If you head a few blocks north of the Zocalo, you'll...
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Museo Franz Mayer

The bulding was built during the XVI century, and after 400 years it was a hospital convent. Nowadays shows one of the most important collections of apply arts: shows, music, teather, literature,...
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Museo del Templo Mayor

There is an excavated area right behind the cathedral with what remains of the main temple in the Aztecs' Tenochtitlan. Next to it there is a museum with displays on history of the Aztec religion and...
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