|Mexico City, Mexico||8 hours|
Mexico City is the capital of the country, and it's a vibrant and multifaceted city, rapresenting the political, economic and cultural nucleus of the Mexican Republic.
Mexico City keeps between its streets and long avenues the hidden secrets and events that have shaped the nation. During the tour we will visit Plaza de la Constitución, the main square known as Zocalo, which represents the beating heart of the city. Here we will admire the Metropolitan Cathedral of Mexico City, the National Palace, the Old Town Hall, the Government Palace and the unmissable Templo Mayor. The Zócalo, in addition to being the seat of political, economic and religious power in Mexico and being a space where the indigenous and viceregal past are mixed with almost five centuries of history, is also the meeting place where the Mexican people gather to celebrate events and where important historical events have occurred. We will continue to the Basilica of Guadalupe, patron saint of Mexico and the largest pilgrimage center in Latin America. Then, we leave the city for one of the most important archaeological sites in all of Mexico: Teotihuacan.
The pre-Hispanic city of Teotihuacan was one of the largest urban centers of the ancient world, with a population of more than 100,000 inhabitants. Located in a valley rich in natural resources, Teotihuacan was the seat of power of one of the most influential Mesoamerican societies in the political, economic, commercial, religious and cultural spheres, whose characteristics have permanently marked the peoples of the Mexican highlands. This site had a predominantly sacred meaning in fact Teotihucan in náhuatl means "Place where the gods were created; city of the gods". Unmissable while visiting the site are the famous pyramids of the Sun and the Moon.
In the afternoon, return to Mexico City.
The tour includes: multilingual guide - transportation - entrance to Teotihuacan