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Mexico City: The Stories of Chapultepec Castle Walking Tour

Product ID: 282682
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Visit Chapultepec Castle where the Austrian prince who became Mexican Emperor, Maximilian I, set up his home in 1864. Take a 2-hour walking tour with a professional guide and discover the intriguing and varied history of this place.
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Duration: 3 hours
Starting time 11:00 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the history of Chapultepec and its importance to the Aztecs
  • Stroll around Chapultepec Castle with a certified guide
  • Find out about the castle's various uses since its construction in 1863
  • Hear wonderful stories about the castle and its art, culture, and gastronomy
  • Walk back down the mountain and appreciate the woods and lake
Full description
Explore the colorful history of Chapultepec Castle on a 2-hour guided walking tour. Learn about the hill sacred to the Aztecs, its transformation into a beautiful European castle by Emperor Maximilian I, and its later uses as the presidential home and now National Museum of History with your certified guide.

Start your tour with a beverage and a snack at Chapultepec Starbucks, then walk all the way up to the castle. As you go, hear an introduction about the history of Chapultepec and how it used to be during Aztec times.

Once at the top, wander around the beautiful Chapultepec Castle and listen to all the wonderful stories that this place has. Discover history, gossip, art, culture, and gastronomy with your professional guide.

After visiting the castle, enjoy the woods while you walk down the mountain. Eat lunch on a lovely terrace at Mayor Deli restaurant (not included) and admire the beautiful view of Chapultepec Lake.
Includes
  • A professional and certified tourist guide (either a historian, art historian, or with other expertise) throughout the tour
What’s Not Included
  • Museum tickets
  • Lunch, food, or beverages
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide at the Starbucks in Chapultepec Park, Av. Paseo de la Reforma s/n, Bosque de Chapultepec I Secc, 11850 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Valuables
Know before you go
• Lunch and beverages are not included
• Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time
• Please wear comfortable shoes
• If you are injured or have a disability you will be able to enter the Castle through the elevator

From US$ 37.24 per person

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Walking Through History

Product ID: 282682