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Bazaar Saturday - Convent of Carmen - San Angel

Bazaar Saturday - Convent of Carmen - San Angel
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$65
Duration: 6 hours
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Description

  • Visit San Angel located to the south of Mexico City
  • Visit Museum of the Carmen 
  • Enjoy a visit to the Bazaar Saturday, one of the most visited and colorful of Mexico City
  • Visit Chimalistac

Visit San Angel located to the south of Mexico City with mansions full of stories and legends. We continue to the Museum of the Carmen deals with a monastic school built between 1613 and 1628 by the religious Order of the Discalced Carmelites. Today, 488 years since its founding, it is a historical museum that preserves more than 80 religious art pieces near 12 mummified corpses and a large garden that once served as an orchard for the friars.

Afterwards enjoy a visit to the Bazaar Saturday, one of the most visited and colorful of Mexico City, which opened its doors from 1960 and is considered a center for craftsmanship par excellence. It offers to their visitors a wide range of articles ranging from handicrafts to fine craftsmanship made with silver, iron, ceramics, wood, textiles, glass, tinplate, jute and even paints.

Later we will take a tour in Chimalistac its name comes from an ancient pre-Hispanic population called Temalistac (whose meaning is where the stone is sacrificed) an old and wealthy neighborhood where stone bridges and small historic chapels With a strong colonial air.

  • Visit San Angel located to the south of Mexico City
  • Visit Museum of the Carmen 
  • Enjoy a visit to the Bazaar Saturday, one of the most visited and colorful of Mexico City
  • Visit Chimalistac