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Palacio de Correos de México: Our most recommended tours and activities

Mexico City at Night Walking tour

1. Mexico City at Night Walking tour

Explore the sights in Mexico city on this nighttime walking tour. Head through the historical old town to view landmarks as they are lit for the night like the Casa de los Azulejos, a Franciscan and the Zócalo hotel. Meet your guide at the Fine Arts Palace which is considered the most important cultural venue in Mexico City. Stroll to the Palacio de Correos to see the Neoclassical architecture of this post office. Go down to the Madero pedestrian street through the historical center. Learn about the historical center of city as you listen to stories and hear facinating information about buildings like the Casa de los Azulejos or the old Franciscan convent. Look up at the neocolonial style of the Zócalo hotel. Continue on past the official residence for the President of Mexico at the National Palace. Walk by the UNESCO World Heritage Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral and view the Templo Mayor ruins that were once the main temple of the Mexica people. Finish your tour at the Torre Latinoamericana, a 44-floor skyscraper inspired by the Empire State of New York, which has a viewpoint on the top floor. Select a tour with tickets to this viewpoint, or the option without tickets to this viewpoint.

Mexico City: History, Architecture, & Muralism Walking Tour

2. Mexico City: History, Architecture, & Muralism Walking Tour

Begin your tour in front of the Metropolitan Cathedral in Zócalo Square. Find out how this was a key place for of politics, social movements, religion, traditions, and festivities throughout the city's history. Visit the beautiful buildings of the main square until you find ourself in front of the Templo Mayor. Learn about the Aztec heritage of the Mexican people while standing on this historic site. Continue to the National Office of Public Education, known for its beautiful colonial architecture and collection of murals by Diego Rivera. Next, see the National Museum of Art, a symbol of the development and modernity of the 20th century. Finally, arrive at the beautiful Palace of Fine Arts. Admire this iconic building's impressive design and Art Deco influence.

Mexico City Must-see Buildings & Palaces

3. Mexico City Must-see Buildings & Palaces

Explore some of Mexico's most beautiful and historically significant buildings on this walking tour that visits the Museo Nacional de Artes, the National Bank of Mexico, Palacio de Correos de Mexico, and Palacio de Bellas Artes. Travel first to the Museo Nacional de Arts, with its extensive collection of artwork from the second half of the sixteenth to the first part of the twentieth century. Admire the historical center of the city where the museum is located while moving on to the next stop, the National Bank of Mexico. See the heart of the financial well-being of Mexico, and gain insight into the national economy. Finish exploring the birthplace of the Peso, and move on to the Palacio de Correos de Mexico. Gaze at the magnificent architecture of the building with its unique style, influenced by a number of architectural styles. Decide for yourself which style influences the building the most, as scholars argue Art Nouveau, Moorish, Venetian Gothic Revival, or Baroque, while others argue it is Neoclassical, but regardless, the gold-plated interior is magnificent. Move on to the Palacio de Bellas Artes, the palace that is the center of artistic and cultural activities in Mexico and one of the most prominent buildings in the country. Be amazed by the white marble palace and the murals on the top floors. End the tour at the Palacio de Bellas Artes and relax as you are returned to your hotel or accommodation in Mexico City to finish up the tour.

Mexico City: Private City Sightseeing Tour

4. Mexico City: Private City Sightseeing Tour

Boasting 700 years of visible history, Mexico City’s historic center Zocalo can be a lot to take in. Understand the top sights of the expansive main square, without feeling overwhelmed, on a private walking tour. This experience is great for first-time visitors who want to orient themselves to the area for future exploring. Itinerary highlights include the Metropolitan Cathedral, Palacio Postal, Palacio de Bellas Artes, and the Museo del Templo Mayor. Learn about the history of Mexico, from pre-Hispanic times to the modern era.

Mexico City Tour: Walk the Iconic Historic Center

5. Mexico City Tour: Walk the Iconic Historic Center

The Mexico City Tour will carry you through the heart of this lovely metropolis, where history and culture come alive at every corner. So meet your guide at the starting point and let the exploration begin! We begin with a visit to the Templo Mayor, the remains of an ancient Aztec temple that once stood as the city’s spiritual center. Learn about the rituals and customs of the Aztec people and the incredible discovery of this site in the 1970s. Next, we’ll marvel at the Metropolitan Cathedral, an impressive symbol of the Spanish colonial era that took over the Aztec city. With its towering spires and intricate façade, it’s no wonder this cathedral is one of the most visited landmarks in Mexico. We’ll then make our way to the House of Tiles, a charming 18th-century mansion with a façade covered in blue and white tiles. Here, you’ll discover the fascinating history behind the Porcelain House and the role it played in the Mexican Revolution. Our journey continues to the Post Office, a splendid building that once housed the Palace of Communications during the early 20th century. From here, we’ll head to the Palace of Fine Arts, a stunning Art Nouveau and Art Deco masterpiece that showcases the best of Mexican art and culture, as it preserves incredible murals painted by prominent artists such as Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, and José Clemente Orozco. Experience the city’s bustling energy and rich culture as we make our way through the lively streets of downtown. From street performers to delicious food stalls, there’s never a dull moment in Mexico City. So come with us on this playful, lovely, and inspiring Mexico City Tour and immerse yourself in the city’s rich heritage and culture and have fun exploring all it has to offer!

Mexico City (Historic Centre) City Sights Self-Guided Tour

6. Mexico City (Historic Centre) City Sights Self-Guided Tour

Get to know Mexico City (Historic Centre) at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour. You'll explore the city on foot and get points for solving different types of tasks: Find sights: You will use hints to find the best sights and hidden gems throughout the city. The map function in the app will help you get there. Solve questions: Once you’ve arrived at the place you’re looking for, you’ll be asked questions about the sight. Most of the time, the answers are hidden in signs, pictures, etc. A great and fun way to learn new things about the city. Have fun: During the adventure, you can also expect exciting photo tasks that require a lot of creativity. If you master the snapshots, you will be rewarded with points. Along the way, you’ll reach amazing places like the Palacio Postal, Palacio Nacional (National Palace) , Casa de los Azulejos (House of Tiles) and many more exciting sights in the neighbourhood. After you book the game, you’ll get a game code via email with instructions on how to play. Head to the “Zócalo/Tenochtitlan” and use the code to unlock the game in the app. The tour ends at the Casa de los Azulejos (House of Tiles). The experience is not limited in time. You can explore the city at your own pace and take breaks. Just download the Explorial-App, go to the starting point, and you’re ready to start with the game. The tour lasts on average about 1-2 hours.

Mexico City: Private City Tour and Anthropology Museum Visit

7. Mexico City: Private City Tour and Anthropology Museum Visit

Explore the rich culture and history of the Historic Center with a guided tour of its best attractions and monuments, then admire Mexico's pre-Columbian heritage with a visit to the National Museum of Anthropology. Your tour begins at the National Museum of Anthropology, located in the Bosque de Chapultepec, a large urban park. Explore the museum's Sala Mexica to see artifacts from the pre-Hispanic Mayan civilizations, learn about the mythology, ways of life and customs of the different regions and cultures of Mexico. See a massive basalt Aztec calendar, a reconstruction of a Mayan tomb, and a replica of Moctezuma's feathered headdress. We will visit El Zócalo, also known as the Plaza de la Constitución, it was named in honor of the Constitution of Cádiz enacted in 1812, we will see panoramically the National Palace, the seat of the Federal Executive Power of Mexico. Located to the east of the Plaza de la Constitución in the Historic Center of Mexico City, Metropolitan Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into the heavens of Mexico City is the seat of the Primate Archdiocese of Mexico and is located in the north side of the Plaza de la Constitución in the Historic Center of Mexico City, we will walk along Francisco I. Madero street is one of the main access roads to the Historic Center of Mexico City. The street begins from the Lázaro Cárdenas Central Axis, as a continuation of Juárez Avenue and runs from West to East, ending in the Plaza de la Constitución or Zócalo. This ceremonial center of ancient Tenochtitlan remains the heart of modern Mexico City. Admire the art nouveau style outside the Palacio de Bellas Artes, then head to the Palacio Nacional, a centuries-old building that was built on the grounds of what was once Moctezuma's residence. After walking and admiring the Historic Scepter we will go to our second stop National Museum of Anthropology is one of the most important museums in Mexico and America. It is designed to house and exhibit the archaeological legacy of the peoples of Mesoamerica, as well as to account for the current ethnic diversity of the country. The collection of the National Museum of Anthropology is made up of numerous archaeological and ethnographic pieces from all over Mexico. Some of the most emblematic pieces in the collection include the Stone of the Sun —which is the very heart of the museum—, the colossal heads of the Olmec culture, the monumental Teotihuacan sculptures dedicated to the gods of water, the tomb of Pakal, the funerary offerings from Monte Albán, the stelae from Xochicalco, as well as a Toltec Atlantean brought from Tollan-Xicocotitlan and the Tlaloc Monolith that guards the entrance to the museum.

Private & All-Inclusive Tours Mexico city and surroundings

8. Private & All-Inclusive Tours Mexico city and surroundings

Mexico City Tour: The Most Famous Spots - 6 hours - 139 uds This Mexico City and surrounds tour is designed to offer you not only captivating photographs but also unforgettable experiences. Embark on an extraordinary journey through the vibrant streets of Mexico City and archeological sites, where history, art, and culture converge to create an enchanting tapestry of visual delights. If you're eager to explore iconic landmarks, stunning architecture, and the essence of a bustling metropolis, our Mexico City and surrounds Tour is your ticket to an unforgettable adventure. What you will see: • Teotihuacan • Zocalo • Xochimilco • Frida Kahlo Museum • Guadalupe Basilica • Lucha Libre • Palacio de Bellas Artes • The House of Tiles what you will taste: • Tacos • Tortas • Mezcal What is included: • Private round-trip transportation from your Airbnb • English speaking driver and tour guide • Private car with A/C • All entrance fees • Breakfast/Lunch included • Bottled water

Mexico City: Teotihuacan & Prehispanic Mexico Tour

9. Mexico City: Teotihuacan & Prehispanic Mexico Tour

Uncover the past on a guided tour of the Museum of Anthropology. Hop aboard the public transportation system to ride to downtown Mexico City. Explore the sights like the Palacio Postal and Madero Street on a walking tour. Take a journey to the past with a guided tour of the Templo Mayor museum. Be greeted by your guide at the Museum of Anthropology. Follow your guide through the largest collection of Mesoamerican pre-Hispanic art in the world. Walk through the most relevant rooms and get the most relevant facts. Board a metrobus with your guide and ride to Alameda park, which is the oldest urban park in the Americas. Take a stroll to see the city's most emblematic buildings like the Art Deco and Neoclassical Palace of Fine Arts, the ornate Palacio Postal, the Baroque Iturbide Palace. Admire the 18th-century Baroque palace Casa de los Azulejos and take in the vibe while walking down the busy the Madero pedestrian street. After touring part of the historic center, arrive at the Templo Mayor museum and begin your guided tour.  Step back in time on a trip through pre-Hispanic and colonial Mexico. Visit the most important sites at Templo Mayor. See ancient ruins and listen as your guide reveals the secrets of the main temple of the Aztecs. End your tour at the Templo Mayor. Extend your tour by selecting the 2-day option to also enjoy a guided tour of Teotihuacan.

Historical and Culinary Tour of Mexico City

10. Historical and Culinary Tour of Mexico City

Discover the essence of Mexico City on our exclusive historical and culinary tour! This tour will take you to explore iconic locations. Our passionate local guides will share insights into the history and architecture of these sites. Additionally, you'll embark on an authentic culinary adventure, tasting traditional tlayudas, refreshing tejate, pulque, flavorful guacamole, and even the famous chapulines (grasshoppers)! This tour is more than just a journey; it's an authentic connection with Mexico City. From spiritual rituals in the Zócalo to everyday life in pulquería Panamá, each moment is designed for you to relax and savor the cultural and culinary richness of this unique city. Join us and make your visit to Mexico City an unforgettable experience!

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What people are saying about Palacio de Correos de México

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4.6 / 5

based on 18 reviews

Jozan is a very competent guide. Historian. Fantastic lectures! Clear, very interesting. Great conversations and a well-founded insight into Mexican history and local culture with lots of details worth knowing. really great!!! Thanks!!

Amazing experience! Laura is really sweet, knowledgeable and made sure everyone was happy and got their questions answered. Everything was punctual and the tour very interesting. Would recommend to anyone.

Fantástic tour, a wonderful Guide, informed, he knows so much! We enjoy every minute, he is kind and answered all our questions. I highly recommend this tour to anyone.

Our guide was fantastic! Took the time to find out what we were interested in and modified tour to meet our interests and my handicap. Well done!

Diana was an excellent guide. She gave us a great overview of the history, culture and art of Mexico. Highly recommend this tour.