Mexico City - Mexico
Gastronomic Tour over Mexico City’s Polanco neighborhood
Discover the Mexico City like never before! Dive into the Mexican culture and learn its history in this unique walking tour around the city. Begin at the historic centre of Mexico City from where you'll have an overview of the history of the country.
Here are main landmarks you will encounter on our tailored route:
National Palace: The seat of the federal executive in Mexico. It is located on Mexico City's main square, the Plaza de la Constitución. A lot of the current palace's building materials are from the original one that belonged to Moctezuma II.
Zocalo: This is the common name of the main square in central Mexico City, it used to be the main ceremonial centre in the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan.
Metropolitan Cathedral: Full name is the Metropolitan Cathedral of the Assumption of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven, the largest cathedral on both American continents, and seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Mexico.
The Templo Mayor: It was one of the main temples of the Aztecs in their capital city of Tenochtitlan, it is dedicated simultaneously to two gods, Huitzilopochtli, god of war, and Tlaloc, god of rain and agriculture, each of which had a shrine at the top of the pyramid with separate staircases.
Santo Domingo's Church: Also known as the Señor de la Expiración Chapel. It is all that is left from the first monastery to be established in New Spain.
Theatre: Called by locals Teatro de la Ciudad, was built as Esperanza Iris Theatre in 1918 and is now one of Mexico City’s popular public venues for cultural events.