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Xochimilco 5–Hour Boat Ride and University Tour9 Reviews
Visit the campus of the National Autonomous University of Mexico and take a tour by trajinera in Xochimilco
Our Top Experiences and Tours in Mexico:If youʻre booking your trip to Mexico last minute, we have you covered. Below are some of the top tours and experiences!
- Discover Xochimilco, one of the most picturesque and colorful areas of Mexico City
- Explore canals, floating gardens, and brightly decorated trajineras
- Take in the stunning scenery of this area
DescriptionDiscover the southern part of Mexico City. Follow Insurgentes, the world's largest avenue, passing the Cibeles Fountain, Poliforum Siqueiros, and Plaza de Toros, until you arrive at the campus of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), listed as World Heritage. Admire its famous murals and sculptures, made by artists such as Diego de Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, and Juan O'Gorman. The campus of the University, built between 1950 and 1954, embodies one of the most emblematic developments of modern Mexican architecture. See the Olympic Stadium of 1968, with a mural by Diego Rivera. Your next destination is Xochimilco, one of the most picturesque and colorful areas of Mexico City, and one of the last remaining vestiges of the old Aztec capital of Tenochtitlán. This beautiful place is characterized by its canals, floating gardens, and brightly decorated trajineras, considered the traditional Mexican equivalent of a gondola. Enjoy the lively atmosphere on the canals while mariachi serenade you, floating kitchens offer you food, and flower-vendors tempt you with their colorful bouquets. An unforgettable experience!
IncludesShared transportation Spanish and English speaking guide Tour by trajinera in Xochimilco
- It's highly recommended that you wear comfortable clothes and shoes
- Please bring your camera and some extra cash for souvenirs, food, and drinks