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Mexico City Mural Tour
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  • The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English. English
  • 3 hours

Discover some of the most impressive artwork around Mexico's capital with this Mexico City Mural Tour. Explore the locations decorated by renowned artists such as Diego Rivera.

Mexico City Mural Tour

At 2:30 pm, we'll start the Mexico City Mural Tour next to the Metropolitan Cathedral. From this central point at the Plaza de la Constitución (popularly known as the Zócalo), we'll walk to the National Palace, where we'll see the famous murals by Diego Rivera. In these paintings, the famous artist depicts various events in the country, from the pre-Columbian era of the Aztecs of Montezuma to the Spanish conquest, through the 19th and 20th centuries wars and the Mexican Revolution.

The tour will continue to the Former College of San Ildefonso. Inside this building, we'll admire various murals that have become true jewels of Mexican Art History, such as "The Creation" by Diego Rivera and "Cortés y la Malinche" by José Clemente Orozco. We'll also stop in front of other outstanding murals decorated by national artists such as Ramón Alva de la Canal and Fermín Revueltas Sánchez.

After learning some curious facts that will help us understand the art of Mexican muralism, we'll continue the tour by visiting the nearby Ministry of Public Education. Inside, we'll find beautiful murals by Diego Rivera that address the history of the Mexican Republic through various allegories. We'll also admire the works by the famous artist David Alfaro Siqueiros.

The tour will end at 5:30 pm at the Ministry of Public Education.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • Tours or activities will not consist of more than 10 people per group.
  • A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
  • The use of masks is obligatory. Masks will be given to those clients who do not have their own.
  • Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear gloves throughout its duration.
  • Disinfected radio units will be provided, and headphones will be single-use.
  • Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
  • The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.
  • The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit), and a full refund applied.
  • The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
  • The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 50% of their maximum capacity.
  • At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 30% of the total maximum capacity.
  • Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
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Price

Adults Children under 5 years old
Tour in English
US$ 20
Free

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 20
  • Children under 5 years old

    Free

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Duration

3 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

English speaking guide.

Entrance to the visited places.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

Bookings are permitted up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places.

Digital voucher

We will send you a voucher that you can show on your phone to take part in the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

Yes

US$ 20
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Plaza de la Constitución (El Zócalo, in front of the Metropolitan Cathedral).