Mexico city holds a lot of stories some 700 years worth of them, in fact! This Mexico City tour will walk you through the citys past and present, with some insight into where its future is going.
But first, you have to start where else? at the beginning! You will learn about thelegend behind this big city and youll get to understand what culture shock the Spaniards must have experienced when they first arrived to this part of America.
Youll then jump through time into the conquest years, as youexplore city streets and visit one of the most important buildings from the colonial period. You willlearn how native traditions changed, and how the Aztec gods were replaced by a new religion previously unknown to the locals in this land.
From there, youll skip from colonial times into modern-day Mexico City, and travel like a local, riding the subway to a community market. Along the way, your guide will share with you some facts about public transit in one of the biggest cities in the world.
Thetransit trip will lead youto one of the most exotic markets in town. Here youll get to try a few samples, and if you find something you love, youre welcome to order more well help you navigate all the exciting snacks on display!
Youll then grab some dessert and coffee or tea over at the Fine Arts Palace (Palacio de Bellas Artes), a gorgeous building that has gone from being a colonial-era convent into a modern-day display of Mexican arts and culture. Youll finish thetour here 700 years wrapped up into one epic day!