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Mexico City Bike and Gastronomy Tour
"Your tour starts at Parque Mexico in La Condesa neighborhood. Meet your guide and receive a safety briefing and all necessary equipment. Then set on your bike to explore the culinary scene in Mexico City. You'll first bike through Condesa and learn about its history and food and bar scene. You'll then visit the Museum of Chocolate and enjoy some delicious sweets. Continue the tour to A your guide will provide commentary of the places you are seeing and the history of the city. The tour then heads to San Juan Market where you'll find all types of Mexican delicacies and food including ingredients used to prepare the most famous Mexican d you'll be able to sample delicious seafood. From there you'll ride back to Parque Mexico biking through the bar and restaurant area of Roma neighborhood. You'll have a box lunch or snack before ending the tour at the meeting point.""""Enjoy a bike tour in Mexico City exploring iconic places that combine gastronomy and culture. You will visit the Condesa neighborhood and many other important places including a market. Taste delicious food while having fun aboard your bike. The tour inc
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Mexico City in One Day: Teotihuacan Pyramids Early Access and Historical City Sightseeing Tour
"After early morning hotel pickup in Mexico City your tour starts with the 30-mile (48-km) drive north to Teotihuacan a World Heritage–listed archaeological site that dates back to 100 BC and is known as the ‘City of the Gods.’ You’ll arrive as soon as the site opens before most tour groups and visitors begin to fill up the place. With an informative guide explore the plazas murals and structures during this peaceful time of day that enhances the ancient city’s already-mystical atmosphere. Hear stories and facts about Teotihuacan’s long history and recent discoveries and see sites like the Temple of Quetzalcoatl
From $69.00
 
Mexico City Private Tour
"Your private tour of Mexico City begins with hotel pickup. Meet your driver who knows all the main routes and traffic patterns in the city. You will enjoy a great tour seeing the major sites in the city. Pass by Paseo de la Reforma one of the most beautiful avenues and see the Diana Fountain and the Angel of Independence. You will then head to Zocalo (main square) and enjoy a walking tour of the historic downtown learning all about the major buildings in each corner. You also have the option to visit the Anthropology Museum (entrance ticket not included) or visit the suburbs of Lomas de Chapultepec.Your guide will share his knowledge of the best thin"""Enjoy a 4-hour private tour of Mexico City aboard a comfortable vehicle and with professional drivers. Your guide will provide security comfort and confidence as you explore some of the main sights in the city including the Angel of Independence. Your tour is private so you will enjoy the comfort of your own car for just you and your group."
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Zocalo / Plaza de la Constitucion

The Zocalo (also known as Plaza de la Constitucion) is the main square in the historic centre of Mexico City - also the largest city square in Latin America. The main architectural treasures of the...
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MichaelFalk1969
Jan 21, 2014

Worship (or Just Take Photos)

Mexico City's cathedral (officially, the Catedral Metropolitana) is a huge space that is open to the public daily from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm. Other than the sheer size (it's the largest cathedral in...
Jetgirly
Feb 25, 2012

Zocalo: The Cathedral

Undoubtedly Mexico City’s most well known landmark and top of the list on the “must see” list.Considered by Mexicans to be the heart of Mexico City, this enormous plaza surrounded by gorgeous colonial...
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draguza
Feb 12, 2012

Nacional Monte de Piedad

The Nacional Monte de Piedad is a not-for-profit- institution and pawnshop whose main office is located on the northwest corner of the Zocalo on the corner of Monte de Piedad and 5 de Mayo streets. It...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Jan 05, 2012

Zócalo

We have been told that the Zocalo is the largest plaza in Latin America. It was very pleasant to know that it is the second largest in the world after Moscow's Red Square. It can hold up to nearly...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Jan 04, 2012

Centro Histórico

The historic center of Mexico City is also known as the "Centro Histórico." This is where the Spaniards began to build what is now modern Mexico City in the 16th century on the ruins of the conquered...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Jan 04, 2012

Panoramic dining in downtown

There are a couple of places in the surroundings of the Zocalo where you can eat and have a wonderful view of the entire Zocalo-Cathedral-Palacio Nacional area at the same time. The one I visited is...
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Laura_Mexico
Dec 27, 2011

Street food

Part of the experience of spending time walking around the Zocolo district is trying out the different food vendors. The food I found to be very good. If you are ordering any meat dish, be sure it is...
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blueskyjohn
May 10, 2011

One of the world's major plaza's

At the center of Mexico city this plaza's is beautiful to say the least. Surrounded with the National Cathedral, the Presidential palace and a newly discover base of a pyramid..The plaza has...
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jlanza29
Mar 24, 2011

visit the zocalo

The Zocalo is the center of Mexico City and a square with a great atmosphere.The square is huge and there are often concerts, exhebitions, political demonstrations and other thing going on.It´s the...
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cachaseiro
Nov 30, 2009

The Zocalo Area

This area is known as the Zocalo. It houses the Cathedral, National Palace and the Constitutional Plaza. The entire area is about 10 acres. There are always alot of people here. You can find street...
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malianrob
Sep 21, 2008

See Free Murals (at the Zocalo)

For travelers on a budget, nothing beats a free tourist attraction! Located right on the Zocalo, Mexico City's Palacio Nacional is home to a series of murals by Diego Rivera that were painted between...
Jetgirly
Jun 05, 2008
 
 
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Things to Do Near Zocalo

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Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso

This former Jesuit monastery in the vicinity of Zocalo square hosts various temporary exhibitions and is also famous for remarkable "murales" (educative frescoes) by various Mexican artists like...
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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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Palacio Nacional

This baroque building on the eastern side of the Zocalo square dates back to the 16th century and was built on the site of the former Moctezuma Palace. It is to this day the residence of the Mexican...
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Plaza Garibaldi

Yes its true that Mexico city isn't known for mariachi, but if you're not traveling to any other locations head to Garibaldi (metro stop). 5 blocks from the station there is a square where mariachi is...
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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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