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Mexico City: Xochimilco, Coyoacan, Frida Kahlo & UNAM

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Float down the canals of Xochimilco, a UNESCO site, and stroll around the colonial district of Coyoacan on this full-day tour that also explores the world of Frida Kahlo (if option is selected).

Highlights

  • Take a trajinera for a boat ride through Xochimilco, a Mexican must-do
  • Explore the vast university campus of the National Autonomous University of Mexico
  • Go to the colonial district of Coyoacan and walk down leafy cobblestone streets
  • Let our local guides introduce you to a Frida Kahlo actor at Casa Azul
  • Enter the magical world of Frida Kahlo, one of the most passionate artists of Mexico

Description

Enjoy a full-day guided tour of Mexico City’s most enchanting neighborhoods. Cruise along the Aztec-era Xochimilco canals, explore the colonial district, and admire the murals in the UNAM. Departing from Downtown Mexico City, head south, passing the most important sites of the modern city. Stop off at a local cooperative shop that helps the Mexican local artisans. The next stop is University City, where you can admire the many murals at the Rectory, and wander around the main campus' Central Library. The campus also includes an impressive volcano-shaped, 63,000-seat Olympic Stadium. Head to the eye-catching Xochimilco and board a trajinera - a colorful, gondola-like boat - for a ride through the neighborhood’s famous canals. As you indulge in local treats and try your hand at bartering, your guide will share the incredible details of what makes this area a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Next, visit the colonial district of Coyoacan and admire the rambling 16th-century houses of Francisco Sosa Street. As you wander its tree-lined streets, you’ll learn how this city has played a part in historical empires like the Aztec and Spanish to becoming a cultural capital and home to Octavio Paz, Leon Trotsky, Diego Rivera, and Frida Kahlo. At Casa Azul, Kahlo’s home and now museum, we’ll immerse ourselves in the trailblazing life of one of Mexico’s most original artists. Mexico is known the world over for its living history and the breathtaking art of renowned artists, like Frida Kahlo, whose impact is still felt today. Visit the Frida Kahlo's Museum called 'La Casa Azul'. Housed in the striking cobalt blue house where she was born and returned for the last years of her life, the Casa Azul. See a large assortment of pre-Hispanic artifacts, Mexican folk art, and indigenous jewelry from her personal collection. Enjoy a day full of Aztec history, Mexican art, and delicious flavors that combines some of the Mexico City's must sees in one tour.

Includes

Entrance to Frida Kahlo Museum (if option is selected) Transportation to and from meeting point (hotel pick up if private option is selected) Bilingual guide Trajinera Rice Visit to Xochimilco and Coyoacán Visit to a cooperative shop that helps local Mexican artisans

Important Information

  • Due to COVID-19 measures, the Frida Kahlo Museum may be closed or implement restrictions
  • Please take into account at the time of booking that the Frida Kahlo Museum is closed on Mondays

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

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