Walking tours

Historical city center walking tour with typical sweet tasting

Availability: Tuesday & Friday
Duration: 4 hours
Language: English , Spanish
Printed ticket only
Do this because
  • Discover the lively streets, gastronomy and the vibrant life of the city
  • Admire the most beautiful buildings in the city centre with a professional guide
  • Visit one of the oldest candy store and taste "Las Alegrias", a typical Mexican sweet
What to expect

Take part to this unique tour to explore Mexico City and enjoy walking around its historical center. You will meet your guide at the main entrance door of the Palacio de Bellas Arte, ubicated on one side of la Alameda Central in front of la Torre Latinoamericana.

We will discover this beautiful building from the XX century. The decoration inside is art deco combined with a pre-Hispanic elements. You will then reach the Palacio de Correos, work of the Italian architect Adamo Boari. This wonderful complex was inaugurated in 1907 and has an Italian facade and a spectacular interior staircase. Just a few steps, you can not miss the Casa de los Azulejos, this name is for its till-covered facade.

A stop is organized at the bakery called “La Ideal”, where you will find a great variety of cakes.

The historical city center is a special place for the resident´s live. They usually meet there to do shopping, walk around, visit museums or attend a show in the Zocalo. People of all ages and social classes coexist together every day.

We will then visit one of the oldest Candy store and have the chance to try a speciality “las alegrías”.This sweet is prepared with a cereal from preHispanico called amaranto, a mix of honey and seasoned of pips and also peanuts. After this treat, the visit will go on with the Metropolitana Cathedral and then the Campanario de la Catedral. We will also stop at Templo Mayor. This place has a modern museum where you can find the most important treasures found during the excavations.

The last stop will be the Palacio Nacional. This enclosure belong to Federal de Mexico executive power its construction started in the first middle of XVI century with extract stones from Templo Mayor. At the end of the visit, you can stay and continue to explore the historical center of the city.

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What's included
  • Official Tourist Guide for the panoramic walk
  • Bilingual guide
  • Entrance fees to Templo Mayor
  • Entrance fees to Campanario de la Catedral
  • Tasting of a typical sweet
What's not included
  • Lunch, beverages or other services not specified
  • Gratuities
  • Any personal expenses

Av. Juárez, Centro Histórico, 06050 Ciudad de México, CDMX, México

Meeting point:

Palacio de Bellas Artes main entrance

What to remember
  • Please be aware that the visit includes a lot of walking. Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes and be ready for some walking.
  • Bring an umbrella and a raincoat during the rainy season ( rom end of May to October)
  • Templo Mayor charges a fee to take pictures (without flash) or video recording (no professional) which is not included in the tour
  • Flash cameras are forbidden in front of the Murales del Palacio Nacional.
  • The guards of the Palacio Nacional do not want to be photographed.
  • The Palacio Nacional is closed on Mondays or national days or during special events which are not predictable and are out of our control.
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  • Frequency: Tuesday & Friday.
  • Departure time: 10.00am
  • Check in time: 9.45am

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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to a day before the activity begins.

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