1. Mexico
  2. Mexico City
  3. National Museum of Anthropology

Mexico City: Modern Architecture Tour with Lunch

Product ID: 388543
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Join a walking tour to visit iconic buildings of three of the most important Mexican architects, accompanied by a professional art historian tour guide.
About this activity
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Duration: 6.5 hours
Starting time 9:30 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the different styles of Mexican architecture
  • Learn about some of the main Mexican architects
  • Enjoy a break in the middle of the tour to drink a coffee
  • Enjoy lunch at the Tamayo Museum restaurant
Full description
Start the tour by visiting two of the newest buildings in Mexico City, which house two important museums: the Soumaya and Jumex. The first is already a symbol of the city and the second was built by the famous British architect Chipperfield.

Afterward, you will take an Uber taxi along with your guide to visit one of the houses of the architect Luis Barragán. Here you will come to understand the importance of color in Mexican culture. You will also discover the secret spaces that Barragán achieved within his architecture.

After another brief Uber ride, you will arrive at the Chapultepec Park to visit and another iconic work of architecture, the Tamayo Art Museum. After visiting the museum you will enjoy a lunch of contemporary Mexican cuisine in the middle of the Chapultepec Woods, at the Tamayo Museum restaurant.

Next, cross the street to visit the Anthropology Museum, where you will learn about the essentials of pre-Hispanic architecture. From there you will walk 5 minutes to visit the Museum of Modern Art, designed by the same architect. To end the tour, you will walk 5 minutes to explore some of the new skyscrapers of the city.
Includes
  • Museum entrance tickets
  • Lunch at the Tamayo restaurant (appetizer, main course and non-alcoholic drink)
  • Uber transportation from place to place
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Tips

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet at the cafeteria of the museum. Arrive 5 minutes before the activity starts.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Umbrella
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Rain gear
Know before you go
• This tour will take place rain or shine
• You won't have to walk much in this tour
• Bring a camera, the places you will visit are very safe and enjoyable for photography

From US$ 116.06 per person

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Walking Through History

Product ID: 388543