Colonial Tour over great Coyoacan District in Mexico City

Estimated duration 3 hours
Meeting point Metro Coyoacan exit
Up to 8 People
Tour type Historic, Local Culture / Folklore

This walking tour through Coyoacán will help you see the best and most important places of Mexico City center by the hand of an expert local tour guide.

Are you travelling to Mexico and thinking how to entertain yourself during the visit? Then join us on a perfectly tailored tour around one of the most famous and hip areas of the city – Coyoacan!

Discover the colonial history of Mexico in this unique tour! Accompanied by a professional guide, stroll through the Coyoacan district where you will have a chance to uncover the secrets of this beautiful country.

During this walking tour you will get a chance to explore the following landmarks:

Coyoacan district: Before a small village, today a “historic centre” of Mexico City. The name comes from Nahuatl and means “place of coyotes,” when the Aztecs named a pre-Hispanic village on the southern shore of Lake Texcoco which was dominated by the Tepanec people.

Coyoacan market: Also called Mercado de Antojitos Mexicanos, situated just a couple blocks north of the main plaza in Coyoacán. It is one of the largest wholesale food markets in the world, responsible for handling around 20% of the food supply for the entire country

Hernan Cortes house: Also called the palace of Cortes, it was built back in 1526 in gothic mudejar style, and is the oldest conserved colonial-era civil structure in the continental Americas.

Parroquia de San Juan Bautista: Baroque church and former convent founded early in Cortes' 16th-century conquest of Aztec Mexico.

House of Octavio Paz: It was a Mexican poet and diplomat, was awarded the 1981 Miguel de Cervantes Prize, the 1982 Neustadt International Prize for Literature, and the 1990 Nobel Prize in Literature.

Additional information
What is not included
  • Transportation
  • Museum tickets or attractions requiring extra payment or accreditation from the professional
Our commitment
  • Only local certified experts
  • Low prices guaranteed
  • Refund guaranteed until 48 hours before the service
  • Easy and quick booking and payment system. Pay only a booking fee. The rest will be paid after the service.