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Palace of Fine Arts, Mexico City

Palace of Fine Arts, Mexico City

Palace of Fine Arts, Mexico City: Our most recommended tours and activities

CDMX: Teotihuacan Tour with Transport, Basilica & Tlatelolco

1. CDMX: Teotihuacan Tour with Transport, Basilica & Tlatelolco

Guided tour with transportation included and ticket to the archaeological zone of Teotihuacán, plaza of the three cultures, Basilica of Guadalupe and a craft house. At each stop you are given free time, a stop is made around 2:00pm at a restaurant for lunch (the price of food is not included). We pick you up at your hotel or a meeting point and when we return we drop you all off at the Palace of Fine Arts. 9:00am: We start the tour visiting the square of the three cultures and we give you an introduction to the history of our Mexico 10:00am: We arrive at Teotihuacan and visit a Crafts House where there is an exhibition on the uses of the maguey plant, the extraction of the first paper, thread, needle by the Teotihuacan culture, replicas of Teotihuacan obsidian masks as well as the tasting of typical Mexican drinks. 11:00am: We enter the archaeological zone of Teotihuacan (the ticket price is included), we visit the most important monuments such as the pyramid of the sun, the causeway of the dead, the plaza of the moon, the jaguar mural, the pyramid of the moon, accompanied of the explanation about the history and culture of the Teotihuacano people, at the end we give you free time to tour the place as you wish and take photos. 2:00pm: We are going to eat in a typical Mexican restaurant with panoramic view to moon piramid where your palates will be delighted with the best dishes of Teotihuacan cuisine and its exquisite exotic dishes (the price of the food is not included). 4:30pm: We are back in Mexico City and we will visit the Basilica of Guadalupe and Tepeyac Hill. 6:00pm: We finish the Tour. We leave you at the Palacio de bellas artes, which is a midpoint of most of its hotels as well as points of tourist interest so that you can continue enjoying the beautiful Mexico City.

Mexico City: Double Decker Bus Night Tour

2. Mexico City: Double Decker Bus Night Tour

Rediscover Mexico City in this Night Tour, visiting the most emblematic places and surprise yourself with the beauty of the historical monuments illuminated, architecture and history, aboard of the panoramic double decker bus. Admire emblematic sites like, the Angel of Independence, The Haunted Diana, the Palace of Fine Arts, among others on this close circuit. Exchange your voucher before boarding the bus. Begin your trip at the Zocalo in Downtown, and continue through the streets of Downtown, Rome Neighborhood, Condesa Neighborhood, Juárez Avenue and Zona Rosa. For a complete experience, listen to a multilingual audio guide onboard and learn about Mexico City.

Mexico City: Historic Downtown Walking Tour

3. Mexico City: Historic Downtown Walking Tour

Get a fascinating introduction to Mexico City and its historic downtown on a walking tour. Follow a certified and local 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 a traditional Mexican bakery to see, and taste if you’d like, the incredible variety of typical Mexican sweet bread.

Mexico City: La Merced and Sonora Market Culinary Adventure

4. Mexico City: La Merced and Sonora Market Culinary Adventure

Get lost in the most surreal markets of Mexico City La Merced Market and Sonora Market Tasting authentic local food and discovering the city's folkloric charms. I had live and walk around these market since I was 13 years my family has 3 Taquerias in the market so I know the area and it's what I consider a home. walk with me through the center of Mexico City and visit various places, the authentic taste of Mexican specialties. The guide will take you up to 8 stops, you will explore the exotic La Merced market and Sonora Market(market dedicated for witchcraft)the second largest market in all of Mexico City, you will try authentic Local food. Together, in the heart of the city center, you can taste dishes that will make your mouth water, delicious local food, fresh water, seasonal fruit as well as pre-Hispanic ingredients, Mezcal and more. You can expect the best and autentic flavors of Mexico City. Remember too come with comfortable shoes and clothes since a lot of walking is involved. ¡Come hungry, as you will eat and explore the massive heart of the market! .All tastings are included in the ticket price

Mexico City: History, Architecture, & Muralism Walking Tour

5. Mexico City: History, Architecture, & Muralism Walking Tour

Begin your tour in front of the Metropolitan Cathedral in Zócalo Square. Find out how this was a key place for of politics, social movements, religion, traditions, and festivities throughout the city's history. Visit the beautiful buildings of the main square until you find ourself in front of the Templo Mayor. Learn about the Aztec heritage of the Mexican people while standing on this historic site. Continue to the National Office of Public Education, known for its beautiful colonial architecture and collection of murals by Diego Rivera. Next, see the National Museum of Art, a symbol of the development and modernity of the 20th century. Finally, arrive at the beautiful Palace of Fine Arts. Admire this iconic building's impressive design and Art Deco influence.

Mexico City: Mexican Folklore Ballet

6. Mexico City: Mexican Folklore Ballet

This is hands down, one of the best shows in the city. The Mexican Folklore Ballet is a must-see show built around the folk dances and traditional costumes of Mexico. This internationally acclaimed troupe performs on Wednesdays at Fine Arts Palace, **Seats not assigned**) Experience the México of yesterday and today through beautiful song and dance born from the ruins built by its black braided natives… screams, songs, silence, weeping, and laughter. You’ll be taken on a journey to each unique region of our country as expressed through dance. This beautiful performance delivers all the vivacity of the most colorful Mexican Fiesta!

Mexico City: Lucha Libre Show, Mariachi & Tequila

7. Mexico City: Lucha Libre Show, Mariachi & Tequila

Give the wrestling maniac in you a show of a lifetime and watch an authentic Lucha Libre fight at the Arena Mexico. Don't miss the chance to treat your taste buds to Mexican Tequila (with the full experience) and to delight your ears with some mariachis songs. Your first stop will be the famous Garibaldi Square, the symbolic home of Mariachi music. The mariachis will play some songs for you wearing their traditional colorful costumes as they would joyfully do at any event. Experience music in a new way as you admire the architecture of Garibaldi Square combined with the colorful lyrics of Mariachi music. After listening to the Mariachis, continue the party at a famous canteen, if you select the full experience, which includes Tequila, Mezcal, and a souvenir mask. Have the chance to taste some authentic Mexican Tequila and Mezcal brands which are only made in the country. Savor the taste and let it bring out your party side before heading to Arena Mexico. to watch a traditional Lucha Libre match. Enjoy the colorful masks and costumes, dramatic fights, and flying kicks that are iconic in Lucha Libre. The masks are symbols of victory, which is why after each match, you feel the thrill of seeing the loser permanently unmask himself.

Mexico City at Night Walking tour

8. Mexico City at Night Walking tour

Explore the sights in Mexico city on this nighttime walking tour. Head through the historical old town to view landmarks as they are lit for the night like the Casa de los Azulejos, a Franciscan and the Zócalo hotel. Meet your guide at the Fine Arts Palace which is considered the most important cultural venue in Mexico City. Stroll to the Palacio de Correos to see the Neoclassical architecture of this post office. Go down to the Madero pedestrian street through the historical center. Learn about the historical center of city as you listen to stories and hear facinating information about buildings like the Casa de los Azulejos or the old Franciscan convent. Look up at the neocolonial style of the Zócalo hotel. Continue on past the official residence for the President of Mexico at the National Palace. Walk by the UNESCO World Heritage Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral and view the Templo Mayor ruins that were once the main temple of the Mexica people. Finish your tour at the Torre Latinoamericana, a 44-floor skyscraper inspired by the Empire State of New York, which has a viewpoint on the top floor. Select a tour with tickets to this viewpoint, or the option without tickets to this viewpoint.

Mexico City Must-see Buildings & Palaces

9. Mexico City Must-see Buildings & Palaces

Explore some of Mexico's most beautiful and historically significant buildings on this walking tour that visits the Museo Nacional de Artes, the National Bank of Mexico, Palacio de Correos de Mexico, and Palacio de Bellas Artes. Travel first to the Museo Nacional de Arts, with its extensive collection of artwork from the second half of the sixteenth to the first part of the twentieth century. Admire the historical center of the city where the museum is located while moving on to the next stop, the National Bank of Mexico. See the heart of the financial well-being of Mexico, and gain insight into the national economy. Finish exploring the birthplace of the Peso, and move on to the Palacio de Correos de Mexico. Gaze at the magnificent architecture of the building with its unique style, influenced by a number of architectural styles. Decide for yourself which style influences the building the most, as scholars argue Art Nouveau, Moorish, Venetian Gothic Revival, or Baroque, while others argue it is Neoclassical, but regardless, the gold-plated interior is magnificent. Move on to the Palacio de Bellas Artes, the palace that is the center of artistic and cultural activities in Mexico and one of the most prominent buildings in the country. Be amazed by the white marble palace and the murals on the top floors. End the tour at the Palacio de Bellas Artes and relax as you are returned to your hotel or accommodation in Mexico City to finish up the tour.

Mexico City: National Folkloric Ballet of Mexico Ticket

10. Mexico City: National Folkloric Ballet of Mexico Ticket

Take a journey through Mexican history and heritage, with an impressive display of costumes, lighting, music, and colors with this ticket for a show by the National Folkloric Ballet of Mexico in Mexico City. Be picked up from select hotels in Mexico City by a professional driver and be transported to the Palace of Fine Arts or Chapultepec Castle. Enter the venue with tickets for the best seats in the house. Watch a remarkable performance and enjoy a historic tale, narrated through regional dresses and music that have evolved over centuries. Admire the skills of professional dancers that bring to life the nation's rich history, sharing with you the traditions, customs, and narratives that have shaped Mexico. Pick the Christmas show and be transported to a magical world of seasonal celebration. Watch in wonder as variations of the Christmas spirit in Mexico unfolds before your eyes. Return to your meeting point with a deeper appreciation for the traditions of indigenous Mesoamerican culture.

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4.4
(79 reviews)

This trip was really fun. Our guide Javier was very friendly and very informative on every place we were going. We had enough time to be at all the places and explore. My favorite part was going to the cave restaurant, it was another world experience: I’m very satisfied with this tour. I would definitely recommend it or do it again.

It was a great experience. Our guide Brayan offered us valuable information in a pleasant and interesting way. We enjoyed it very much.

It was excellent . David gave us a very informative insight into Mexico City and it’s colorful history

Carmina was very enthusiastic and engaging, gave us numerous recommendations to enjoy in the city.

The day was great and the attention to details amazing