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San Juan Bautista Church (Parroquia San Juan Bautista) Tours

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San Juan Bautista Church (Parroquia San Juan Bautista)
San Juan Bautista Parish is a church located in the Coyoacan neighborhood of Mexico City that is one of the oldest churches in Mexico City. San Juan Bautista is a Catholic church known for its blend of baroque and colonial architecture. It is a focal point of the historic square Plaza Hidalgo, which attracts many visitors of the city. In 1934, the church became a National Monument of Mexico. 

San Juan Bautista church dates back to the late 1500s, when it was constructed during the Franciscan order. The whitewashed and stone exterior still dates back to the 16th century. Inside, however, not much from its early days remain, though a recent reconstruction was done that strived to stay true to the church’s original aesthetics. The renovation has returned the church to a glorious splendor of art and decoration. As you walk down the long nave, you’ll do so under a spectacular carved ceiling that has relief designs sculpted into it. The gilded altar gleams at the front of the church with opulent sculptures adorning the gleaming gold. 

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San Juan Bautista Church is located on the eastern side of Plaza Hidalgo and is free to enter. It is still used for weekly service and mass is conducted every Sunday. 
Address: Mexico City, Mexico
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COYOACAN on e-bike tour

COYOACAN on e-bike tour

In this tour you will know the beautiful neighborhood of Coyoacan in the best way, riding an electrical assistance bicycle. We going to take you to the traditional mexican market where you will see a lot of colors all around, you will enjoy the delicious exotic fruits, you will know many historical plazas and churches. You will enjoy the quesadillas and tacos.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$67.00
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Meet Coyoacán + Frida Kahlo Museum

Meet Coyoacán + Frida Kahlo Museum

The tour offers a look at one of the cultural and important neighborhoods of Mexico City. It is one of the founding colonies of Mexican life and they discuss several historical epochs in one place.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$70.00
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Coyoacan Like a Local Private Tour: Highlights, Hidden Gems & Food

Coyoacan Like a Local Private Tour: Highlights, Hidden Gems & Food

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From the peaceful greenery of Viveros de Coyoacán Park, you’ll stroll to Santa Caterina square. Munch on tamales, wash them down with atole, a traditional hot drink made from corn and masa, and admire the bright yellow church that sits on the plaza. Have your camera ready to snap the ornate facade of Capilla de la Conchita, another spectacular chapel on another beautiful, tree-filled Coyoacan square! Mercado de Coyoacan, the beating heart of the district, is the place to shop, rub shoulders with the locals, and, of course, eat. Here your local host will treat you to crunchy tostada topped with refried beans, cheese, and salsa (as well as your choice of meat or fish). A quick stop by Frida Kahlo’s blue house, and you’ll be onto the last foodie hotspot of the tour. In the shade of the contemporary Cineteca Nacional’s white, geometric roof, Nevería Roxy is the place to grab a tub of moreish, artisan ice cream. A deliciously sweet way to end a culture and cuisine filled day in Cayoacan.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$53.19
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US$53.19
Price varies by group size
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The Beauty of Coyoacan by Bike Private Tour with a Local

The Beauty of Coyoacan by Bike Private Tour with a Local

Coyoacan is a village within the city. With historical plazas, vibrant local cafés, and a cool artsy vibe. By bike, you can see it all. As well as checking out the unmissable Fuente de los Coyotes and University City (given the thumbs up by UNESCO), you’ll get off the tourist trail and discover a side to Coyoacan​ that only the locals see. Your cycle-loving host will be by your side at all times, so follow their lead for an easy-going ride. Follow your host to the Coyoacan Food Market for a delicious quesadilla and a refreshing agua fresca and down Calle Fernández Leal, filled with local cultural gems. Cycle through the university campus and get a glimpse of the huge mural by Mexican artist Diego Rivera. After all that cycling, satisfy your appetite with a tasty torta and finally enjoy a ride across leafy, bohemian Plaza de la Conchita to see the bright yellow chapel and the murals inside, this is the perfect way to finish your cycling experience.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$44.53
Price varies by group size
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US$44.53
Price varies by group size
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