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Mexico City Mural Art Small-Group Walking Tour provided by Mexico a Pie

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Mexico City Mural Art Small-Group Walking Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
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Updated 06/24/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/24/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Discover another side of Mexico City on a half-day walking tour that features the city's splendid mural art. See some of the capital city's most important murals, learning from your guide about the history and people that are depicted in the artwork. You can view murals inspired by the Mexican Revolution and visit the government-sponsored mural project at San Ildefonso College.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Meeting Point Mexico a Pie
    Plaza de la Constitución 803, Centro Histórico de la Cdad. de México, Centro, Cuauhtémoc, 06000 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
    We meet to the front-left corner of the Metropolitan Cathedral (next to the newsstand). Look for our white umbrellas with Mexico a Pie logo.
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  • 1
    National Palace (Palacio Nacional)
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Edifice of the Secretaria de Educacion Publica
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Former College of San Ildefonso
    Justo Sierra 16, Centro Histórico de la Cdad. de México, Centro, 06020 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
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Highlights
  • Walking tour proceeds at a leisurely pace
  • Ideal for people interested in history and art
  • View works by Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, and David Siqueiros
  • Small-group tour limited to 14 participants
Important Information
Departure Point
Meeting Point Mexico a Pie, Plaza de la Constitución 803, Centro Histórico de la Cdad. de México, Centro, Cuauhtémoc, 06000 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
Duration
3h
Return Details
Former College of San Ildefonso, Justo Sierra 16, Centro Histórico de la Cdad. de México, Centro, 06020 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - National Palace (Palacio Nacional)
  • Entry/Admission - Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso
  • Entry/Admission - Edifice of the Secretaria de Educacion Publica
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tips / Gratuities to the guide (optional)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Matthew S wrote a review Mar 2020
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I booked this tour traveling solo in Mexico City. Turned out to be the only one who showed up that day. My guide was lovely and we spent a while walking through the three museums/sites and she was very thorough with her explanations of the murals. She answered all my questions
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Date of experience: March 2020
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TheBikeGuy wrote a review Feb 2020
Toronto, Canada43 contributions7 helpful votes
This was an extremely informative walking tour. Through this tour we received a remarkable history of Mexico as explained through the murals. Very good dialogue and all questions answered. A must for any visitor interested in Diego Rivera.
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Solange T wrote a review Feb 2020
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Emiliano is a very knowledgeable and nuanced guide. He did an amazing job of placing the murals of Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siquieros and Jose Clemente Orozco in an anthropological, historical, sociological, and political context. My husband and I had seen these murals two
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Dak94402 wrote a review Feb 2020
Redwood City, California137 contributions64 helpful votes
Took the Muralist tour with Emiliano today and was completely blown away. We are very experienced world travelers and have taken many, many tours. In addition we have previously been to all the sites on today's tour. We were not expecting the brilliance of today's commentary.
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Cynthia C wrote a review Feb 2020
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We have been on this tour twice - returned to take friends. Understanding the muralist movement is a great foundation for understanding Mexican culture and history. This tour takes you to multiple buildings to view murals by the three core artists of the movement. The guide
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Fantastic tour!
Arturo was an excellent guide who not only knew the detailed ins and outs of the the city and its history, but also
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Do not be afraid to try if you are also sick of being quarantined!
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Fantastic
Arturo was awesome. So much knowledge and great conversation, we walked everywhere and I got some awesome photos. H
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Highly recommend if you have a long layover
Super friendly guide! great to have someone pick you up at the airport and give you a quick tour of the city. Would
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Mucho Fun!
it was Dec 2018 that we took this tour but it is still one of the highlights of the month we spent in Mexico. Our
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Great tour
Knowledgeable and good english, good tour to do in Mexico City. There was a protest on the day we did the tour whic
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Amazing architecture
Andres was a great guide, he knows a lot about the history and stories behind the Centro area. We really enjoyed th
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Great Museum and excellent Tour
Emiliano was a great guide who tailored the tour around our interests. He was very knowledgeable and introduced the
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Such a great night out
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Very Good!!!
Our guide Ana was amazing! We learned a lot about Mexico history and culture. Highly recommended! We visited all th
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So much fun!
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