Mexican muralism

Cultural & Theme Tours in Mexico City

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The history of Mexico can also be told through art, the walls of Mexico City are decorated with murals by Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, David Alfaro Siqueiros and many more characters. In this tour you will know the most representative work of Mexican muralism as well as the historical context in which one of the most important artistic trends of the 20th century develops.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), Mexico City, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastThe Metropolitan Cathedral of the Assumption of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary into Heavens is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Mexico. Here we start the tour.Duration: 15 minutesPass By: Zocalo, Mexico City, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastThe Zócalo is the common name of the main square in central Mexico City. Prior to the colonial period, it was the main ceremonial center in the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan..Pass By: Museo del Templo Mayor, Mexico City, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastThe Templo Mayor was the main temple of the Mexican people in their capital city of Tenochtitlan, which is now Mexico City.Stop At: Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastSan Ildefonso College currently is a museum and cultural center in Mexico City, considered to be the birthplace of the Mexican muralism movement.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Anfiteatro Simon BolívarThis is where Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo see each other for the first time.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Murales de Diego Rivera en la Secretaria de Educacion Publica, Mexico City, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastThis is the main building of the Secretary of public Education in Mexico. Here you will find one of the most important concentration of the work of Diego Rivera.Duration: 40 minutesStop At: National Palace (Palacio Nacional), Mexico City, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastThe National Palace is the seat of the federal executive in Mexico. It is located on Mexico City's main square, the Plaza de la Constitución. This site has been a palace for the ruling class of Mexico since the Aztec empire, and much of the current palace's building materials are from the original one that belonged to Moctezuma II.Duration: 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Local guide
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Local taxes
  • Tickets for the museums
  • Entry/Admission - Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso
  • Entry/Admission - Anfiteatro Simon Bolívar
  • Entry/Admission - Murales de Diego Rivera en la Secretaria de Educacion Publica
  • Entry/Admission - National Palace (Palacio Nacional)

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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