1-Day Xochimilco, Ciudad Universitaria, and Coyoacan Tour from Mexico City

  • Tour code: 145-808
  • Available: Wed, Sun
  • Depart from: Mexico City, Mexico
  • Duration: 5 Hours
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Travel back in time…down ancient Aztec built canals on a traditional boat. Explore the art of the beautiful University City and the history of the impressive colonial district of Coyoacan.

Special Remarks:

  • Only is operated Wednesday at 14:00 and Sunday morning.
  • There is a 2-passenger minimum required to book this tour.

Pricing Details

Adult:$35
Child:$24
  • Child rates apply to children ages 3-11.
  • All tour schedules are arranged in advance. NO REFUNDS will be given to any customer failing to appear on the departure day.

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  • Day 1 University, Xochimilco & Coyoacan from Mexico City
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Day 1 University, Xochimilco & Coyoacan from Mexico City

Guests will be picked up from their hotels in the morning. We will begin the day driving south from downtown Mexico City, seeing on the way the World Trade Center, the Polyforum Cultural Siqueiros, the Plaza Mexico, and the Insurgentes Theater. When we reach the University area, we will see the Olympic Stadium before heading to the residential area of the lava gardens of San Angel. After this, we will visit Xochimilco, a world heritage site, to ride an Aztec boat. Then, we will move on to the colonial district of Coyoacan, where we will see 16th century mansions and the impressive paintings at the Church of Saint John the Baptist.After visiting all of these stops, guests will be returned to their hotels.

The capital of Mexico and one of the most important economic centers in the world traces its history back to the year 1351 and the Aztec empire's famous Tenochtitlan. It is a center of world history and Mexican culture.

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    The World Trade Center in Mexico City, also still commonly called by its former name, Hotel de México, is a building complex located in south-central Mexico City, Mexico. Its most famous and recognizable feature is the 52-story, 207m (670 ft) high Torre WTC, the third tallest building in Mexico City (including antenna), or fourth when measured by its 191 m (587 ft) roof height. When talking about the World Trade Center México, one usually is referring to the uniquely shaped tower.
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    The Polyforum Cultural Siqueiros is a cultural, political and social facility located in Mexico City as part of the World Trade Center Mexico City. It was designed and decorated by David Alfaro Siqueiros in the 1960s and hosts the largest mural work in the world. The building has a theatre, galleries and more, but the main focus is the Forum Universal, which contains the interior portion of Siqueiros' mural work. Visitors can experience the mural while standing on a rotating stage, listening to Siqueiros narrate.
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    Xochimilco is the Historic Center of Mexico City. Situated on the southern shore of Lake Xochimilco, the borough is best known for its canal system and trajinera rides (gondola-like boats). This popular tourist attraction provides fascinating atmosphere, food, and music.
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    The cruise ship on the Xochimilco river is as fascinating as the coastal landscape.The wooden boat has been a vibrant Mexican style.Colored awnings, red pillars, blue decks, and deck chairs are yellow.Each ship has a unique name, written in white paint on the bow, such as "maria", "Juan", "saint" and so on, to give the cruise ship character and life.
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    "Coyoacan" comes from nahuatel, meaning "a place with coyotes".The district has a long history and rich cultural atmosphere. It is also the most attractive tourist hot spot in the city.
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    C.U.is UNAM's main campus, located in Coyoacan borough in the southern part of Mexico City. Designed by architects Mario Pani and Enrique del Moral, it encloses the Olympic Stadium, about 40 faculties and institutes, the Cultural Center, an ecological reserve, the Central Library, and a few museums.At the time of its completion it was the largest single construction project in Mexico since the Aztecs.It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2007.

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