Mexico City: Historic Downtown Walking Tour

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Mexico City: Historic Downtown Walking Tour

From $20.47 per person

Join a small-group walking tour and discover Mexico City’s historic downtown alongside certified guide. See the area’s most important landmarks and learn about their unique and fascinating history.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible


  • Discover Mexico City’s historic downtown alongside a certified guide
  • Go inside the Metropolitan Cathedral and the beautiful Post Office Building
  • See the ruins the ancient Aztec city and explore the Zocalo square
  • Visit the resting place of the Spanish conqueror Hernan Cortes
  • Marvel at the bread choices inside a traditional Mexican bakery
Full description
Get a fascinating introduction to Mexico City and it’s historic downtown on a small-group walking tour. Follow a certified guide and visit important landmarks like the Metropolitan Cathedral, the ruins of the ancient Aztec city, and the impressive Post Office building. Learn about Mexico’s culture from your experienced guide, who will introduce you to the city’s 700+ years of history, its eclectic architecture, and colorful traditions. Start your tour of the 'Centro Histórico', a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987, inside the Metropolitan Cathedral, which was the biggest church in the Americas for over 3 centuries. Walk on the giant Zocalo square, referred to as the heart of Mexico and see the resting place of the Spanish conqueror Hernan Cortes. Stand next to the ruins of the ancient Aztec city. Continue onto the mesmerizing Post Office Building and then marvel at the beautiful architecture of the Palace of Fine Arts. Step inside traditional Mexican bakery to see, and taste if you’d like, the incredible variety of typical Mexican sweet breads.
  • Small-group walking tour
  • Certified local guide
  • Tips (optional)
  • Transportation to and from the meeting point
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    Meeting point

    • Meet your guide at the left-front corner of the Metropolitan Cathedral, next to the newsstand that sells photographs • Arrive 10 minutes before the activity starts

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen
    • Weather-appropriate clothing

    Know before you go

    • This tour operates rain or shine
    • This tour is not recommended for people with baby strollers
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.5 / 5

    based on 2 reviews

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    Ich habe die Tour mit Gut und nicht mit Sehr Gut bewertet, weil für die im englischer Sprache durchgeführte Tour mehr als nur Grundkenntnisse in englischer Sprache erforderlich sind. Dies war für mich kein Problem; Touristen mit lediglich Grundkenntnissen der englischen Sprache dürften nicht alles verstehen. Die Tour entsprach ansonsten voll und ganz meinen Vorstellungen, sie war sehr informativ und hat einen guten Einblick in die mexikanische Geschichte bis in die Neuzeit gegeben. Der Tourführer Andres konnte immer die zusätzlich gestellten Fragen ausführlich beantworten. Hierfür gebe ich eine „1“.

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    July 2, 2021


    Andre is a very well educated individual with a passion for the history of Mexico and it's culture. I greatly enjoyed the Mexico City walking tour!

    June 14, 2021

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