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Xochimilco Canals & Colonial Coyoacan: Half-Day Tour

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Key Details
Duration
5 hours
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Live Guide
Spanish, English

Pick-up service

Pick up is included from most hotels located in the tourist area: Paseo de la Reforma, Polanco, the Pink Zone (Zona Rosa) and the Historical Centre. An additional surcharge applies for passenger pick-up outside this area.

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What You'll Do
  • Enjoy a relaxing, scenic journey on a traditional Xochimilco canal boat
  • Visit the famous university library that features mosaic murals by Juan O´Gorman
  • Explore Coyoacan’s colonial district with its rambling 16th-century houses
  • See the impressive mansion of the Spanish Conquistador Hernan Cortes
Overview
Travel by boat on ancient canals built by the Aztecs and explore the treasures of a colonial-era city on a tour of Xochimilco and Coyoacan. Admire the mosaic murals at the National University library and the rambling, centuries-old houses in Coyoacan.
What to Expect
Setting off on this half-day tour of Xochimilco and Coyoacan, you’ll pass by Mexico City’s World Trade Center, the Siqueiros Cultural Polyforum, the Monumental Mexico Bull Ring, and the Insurgentes Theater with its mosaic mural of Diego Rivera’s Cantinflas.

Explore the university library that features mosaic murals by Juan O´Gorman, Mexico’s Olympic stadium, and the residential area of Pedregal de San Angel, built on lava fields.

Enjoy the peaceful waters of the Xochimilco canals, one of the last traces of the Aztec era. Take a relaxing, scenic journey on these ancient waters on a traditional punt or pre-Hispanic boat.

You’ll visit the impressive colonial district of Coyoacan. Walk along Francisco Sosa Street to the town’s main square, admiring its large, rambling 16th-century houses on the way. See the impressive mansion of Spanish Conquistador Hernando Cortes and the Church of St. John the Baptist, with its magnificent paintings and altarpieces.
What's Included
  • Round-trip transfers from Mexico City tourist area hotels
  • Admission fees
What's Not Included
  • Food and beverages
  • Optional gratuities
Know Before You Go
Please contact a Mexitours representative to confirm your hotel pick-up time at least 24 hours in advance using the phone number listed on your voucher. Alternatively, you can send an e-mail including your hotel name and any special requests.

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