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La Feria de Chapultepec Admission Ticket
"Come to La Feria de Chapultepec and make the most of your visit as you discover over 50 attractions with your family and friends. The Mega pass will give you access to 44 attractions while the Platinum pass gives you access to 47 attractions. Choose the all year round. Enjoy fun rides roller coasters and games fit for the little ones the family the teenagers and even those of seeking more thrills. You can also watch a dolphin show or visit the reptile exhibit called ""Reptour"" and see over 30 species of reptiles (additional ticket required purchased inside the park). See some of the park's rides and attractions below:Children's attractions (2 years old and up): Tazas Locas (Crazy Cups): Spin round and round as fast as you can riding on giant cups. Monoriel (Mon head-down at great speeds Raton Loco (Crazy Mouse): Ride on a roller coaster that goes up
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Guadalajara Nightlife: Mariachi Music and Tequila Tasting
"After hotel pickup head with your guide to Plaza de los Mariachis (Mariachis Plaza) a busy plaza in Guadalajara’s downtown historic district where locals and visitors gather to listen to mariachi music. On the way your guide can tell you a bit about the history of Guadalajara and mariachi which most historians say was born in the town of Cocula about an hour from Guadalajara in the same state of Jalisco.When you arrive follow your guide into the plaza to watch a local mariachi band perform a couple of the genre’s most famous songs. If you and your group would like to hear more music when the band finishes
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La Merced Walking Tour in Mexico City
"In the heart of the city just behind the National Palace is one of the richest most contrasting and understated neighborhoods of the city. Forty percent of La Merced’s buildings have been declared World Heritage (UNESCO). The trade district “Merced” is a true melting pot where myth and reality converge where trade dictates human relations while subordinating to the Holy Death (La Santa Muerte). This neighborhood marked the borderline between the Spanish and the native cities and housed the first secular institutions of New World -granaries and whorehou you can’t miss this walking tour."""
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Iglesia de la Santa Veracruz

Iglesia de la Santa Veracruz is yet another fine example of Mexican churches from the 18th century with maroon-coloured bricks and a red dome. It is located in the Bellas Artes area not far from el Palacio de Bellas Artes.

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Iglesia de la Santa Veracruz

This is one of the oldest churches in the city. On this grounds once there was the Hermit of the Archbrotherhood of the Cross, which was inaugurated by Hernan Cortes in 1526. The current building was constructed between 1730 and 1776. It has two facades: the main one shows to the west and the lateral to the south. The building has two bodies made of chiluca stone and covered in tezontle (a volcanic rock), topped by two towers; the latter has a central niche with a stone cross on top. This building is shaped like a Latin cross, with vaults over the transept and an octagonal dome. On the altar there is a Christ, a gift from Emperor Charles V, known as Lord of the Seven Veils. On His sides there are images of the Virgin of Sorrow and Saint John the Evangelist. The church still has an altar overlaid in gold. In this place there are buried the sculptor and architect Manuel Tolsa and Ignacio Lopez Rayon, one of the leaders of Mexican Independence.

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