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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
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Mexico City Downtown Tour
"This monumental adventure begins early in the morning with a pickup from your hotel or other locations in Mexico City. From there you will not cease to amaze with the architecture of the buildings in the centric part of the city. The Centro Histórico holds the Mexican Flag surrounded by government and religious buildings such as the “Catedral Metropolitana” “Palacio Nacional”. There is an archaeologicall site there where Mexico started the “Templo Mayor”.  Not far from there the “Palacio de Bellas Artes” “Alameda Central” and “Monumento a la Revolución” will be waiting with all the beauty and history behind them. Also
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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
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Green taxis Tips (16)

Green Beatles

Green taxis (as I write on the warnings and dangers tip) can be dangerous, but if you have to take one just make sure to look at the ID card of the driver. In Mexico taxis (specially green ones) are...
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Oct 28, 2003

Taxis, a plague in Mexico City.

Taxi.Metered Taxi.Taxis operate under distinct sets of rules.For example, there are about 85,000 metered taxis everywhere in the city. They are mainly green or white/red VW 'beetle' that have white...
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Oct 15, 2003

Mexico City's green taxis - Miedo al Vocho

The green taxis in Mexico City have a perfectly well deserved bad reputation - I have heard countless stories of Mexicans and foreigners who have been mugged, kidnapped and otherwise mistreated in one...
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Jul 27, 2003

VW Taxis

To take a taxi ride with one of the green vw's is quite cheap. Just make sure the driver turns on the taximetro or gives you a price in advance (at night). The green micros (little vans) are a fun way...
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Oct 06, 2003

Green Taxis

Well, there are plenty, of those green Volkswagen Beetle taxis. Best is to ask at the hotel reception to call for a taxi, that way it is safer. Because it can be dangerous, to take a taxi along the...
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Oct 06, 2002

Bad taxi!

They're all freakin' over town, you pretty much have to swat them away like, well like bugs...these are the notorious beetle taxis though, the ones every guide and book and guidebook warns you away...
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Feb 21, 2004

Street taxis

Avoid taking taxis from the street. Better call the "Sitio" ones which are safer or take them from you hotel. If you are in the south part of the city, I recommend you to call the Taxis' Sitio of...
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Dec 27, 2007

E-Ticket Ride

All of the horror stories that you have heard about driving in Mexico City are essentially true. But if you want to get around quickly (and fairly cheaply) take the Green Cabs. Notice I didn't say...
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Apr 17, 2006

TAXIS<br/><br/>You should BE AWARE OF...

TAXISYou should BE AWARE OF TAXIS! Here is a very good link explaining what to take into consideration when taking a taxi-ride! I used taxis from hotels, more reliable than the green ones! Just go at...
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Aug 26, 2002

I use taxis in Mexico City. ...

I use taxis in Mexico City. NOTE: The Mexican government had reported that the very familiar green and white taxis are being phased out. Taxis will be red and white in the future. I really hate to see...
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Aug 24, 2002

No Problem with Green Taxis

The only time I got robbed by taxis was on the airport taxis that charge 205 pesos to get to the Zocalo. After that I took green taxis with no problems and the drivers were very nice and I felt no...
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Apr 16, 2007

Guide to safe taxi use in Mexico City

"Safe is always relative" ie. there is no guarentee that you won't have bad luck with the best of precautions, but here are a few suggestions for the first time visitor with little or no Spanish:1)...
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Feb 19, 2006
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Avenida 5 de Mayo, 47, Centro Historico, Mexico City, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, 06000, Mexico
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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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