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Full Day Taxco and Cuernavaca Tour from Mexico City with Lunch

Full Day Taxco and Cuernavaca Tour from Mexico City with Lunch
Day Trips & Excursions > Day Trips > Day Trips
$67
Duration: 12 hours
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Description

Take a 12-hour trip out of Mexico City in an air-conditioned coach to admire Taxco, a unique colonial town famous for its silver works. Then, see Cuernavaca where you will take a look at the Cathedral which is the seat of the Catholic diocese of the same name in Mexico. It is a building of the sixteenth century, which makes it one of the oldest cathedrals in the whole country. This tour includes a traditional Mexican lunch and a professional guide.

After meeting your guide, you will take a scenic drive to Cuernavaca, "The City of the Eternal Spring.” Here, you will visit its main landmarks.
See the Cathedral, which is the seat of the Catholic diocese of the same name in Mexico. This building is from the sixteenth century, making it one of the oldest cathedrals in the whole country. Your sightseeing tour continues to the Palacio de Cortés, which Hernán Cortés ordered to be built in the immediate years of Mexico conquest. Finally, you'll visit the monument to Morelos. He was a military insurgent and Mexican patriot, who organized and was the architect of the second stage of the War of Independence of Mexico.

After seeing the best of Cuernavaca, you will drive to Taxco, a colonial city with hundreds of years of history. The city is nestled on a hillside with winding cobblestone streets, tile roofed buildings, cozy squares, and a strong Old World ambiance that has survived through hundreds of years. During your visit, you will see Santa Prisca, one of Mexico’s grandest churches. It was built in 1759 by French immigrant Jose de la Borda who literally stumbled upon a huge silver spring. Taxco is known worldwide for its quality silver mines and shops so you will have the opportunity to see and buy art pieces from Mexican artisans.

In Taxco you will have a traditional mexican lunch which includes 3 different dishes.

After a great day out learning more about Mexico, you'll head back to Mexico City.

Take a 12-hour trip out of Mexico City in an air-conditioned coach to admire Taxco, a unique colonial town famous for its silver works. Then, see Cuernavaca where you will take a look at the Cathedral which is the seat of the Catholic diocese of the same name in Mexico. It is a building of the sixteenth century, which makes it one of the oldest cathedrals in the whole country. This tour includes a traditional Mexican lunch and a professional guide.