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Tepotzotlan Day Trip: On the Trail of the Jesuits Cultural Tour from Mexico City

Tepotzotlan Day Trip: On the Trail of the Jesuits Cultural Tour from Mexico City
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$190
Duration: 7 hours
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Description

Enjoy a guided day trip and cultural tour to the magical town of Tepotzotlán from Mexico City. You'll start at the National Museum of Viceroyalty and the temple of San Francisco Javier which was named a Cultural Heritage of the Humanity by UNESCO. You will then visit the highest aqueduct in Latin America: Arcos del Sitio. You will know about the life and work that the Jesuit order did in this region. Finally visit one of the oldest temples and a handicraft workshop.

Your tour begins with hotel pickup from centrally located hotels or from the meeting point right in front of Auditorio Nacional in Mexico City. You'll board a van and head to Tepotzotlán. Upon arrival, you will enjoy a guided tour of the majestic National Museum of Viceroyalty: the old school of novices. Also, in this place, you can admire collections of paintings, sculptures, silver work and feather-work.

You will then visit the temple of San Francisco Javier which was named a Cultural Heritage of the Humanity by UNESCO and was known as "the jewel of the Spanish crown"  due to its impressive baroque altarpieces. You will visit a farm that produced pulque and was owned by the Jesuit order and then cross through the highest aqueduct in Latin America, known as Arcos del Sitio. It was built by the Jesuit order to bring water to two farms. Visit one of the first temples that was built at beginning of the evangelization in this region.

In the afternoon, you will visit a handicraft workshop and enjoy of delicious traditional Mexican food before heading back to Mexico City.

Enjoy a guided day trip and cultural tour to the magical town of Tepotzotlán from Mexico City. You'll start at the National Museum of Viceroyalty and the temple of San Francisco Javier which was named a Cultural Heritage of the Humanity by UNESCO. You will then visit the highest aqueduct in Latin America: Arcos del Sitio. You will know about the life and work that the Jesuit order did in this region. Finally visit one of the oldest temples and a handicraft workshop.