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New York Times Mexico City Tour

Quick Details

  • Marvel at the many treasures of Latin America as you browse the stalls at Medellín market and chat with stallholders about their lives, their products, and their love for Mexico City.
  • Wander around Colonia Roma, one of the hippest neighborhoods in the city, and try some of the best churros you’ve ever had in your life.
  • Discover the work of Mexican artists and artisans as we visit galleries and stores in the city’s most artsy neighborhoods.
  • Taste a delicious variety of local food, including Mexican vegan dishes, oysters, mezcal, and wine.
  • Visit a hidden gem that’s missed by most tourists, and discover a magical lost world of Latin American decorative arts.
Adult Ages 18+

The Hidden Side of This Amazing City!

Seven-hundred-year-old Mexico City is transforming itself into a vibrant, hip destination for artists, restaurants, and businesses, but it never forgets its past. With your Urban Adventures guide and an itinerary inspired by the New York Times, spend a day immersed in Mexican culture, markets, and cuisine with exclusive, behind-the-scenes access to our favorite designer workshops, concept stores, and food joints.

New York Times Exclusives:

  • Behind-the-Scenes Access: Go behind the scenes at designer Carla Fernández’s workshop and laboratory, watch her team create clothes for her collections, and learn about the significant social impact of her designs.
  • Hands-on Element: Shake up your own original mezcal and avocado cocktail at a famed mezcalería that’s forever pushing culinary boundaries with its Mexican products.
  • Local Interaction: Enjoy lunch with the volunteers at Huerto Roma Verde Community Garden and be inspired by its transformation from a seedy neighborhood hangout to a multi-functional community space that’s become a symbol for environmental and social hope in the city.

Language: English

Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, entrance fee to Franz Mayer Museum, Metrobus fare, vegan ceviche or a sandwich paired with fresh fruit water at Huerto Verde, ice cream at Helados Palmeiro, coffee and/or hot chocolate and a churro at Churreria el Moro, avocado and mezcal cocktail, sample of Mexican oysters, and Mexican wine.

Exclusions: Additional food and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary, souvenirs and personal shopping, tips/gratuities for your guide.

Schedule details

  • Duration: 6 – 7 hours
  • Meeting point: Franz Mayer Museum Entrance. Avenida Hidalgo 45, Guerrero, 06300 Cuauhtemoc, CDMX. View on Google Maps.
  • Starting time: 12 p.m.
  • Ending point: La Docena. Avenida Álvaro Obregón 31, Roma Norte, Roma Nte., 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX. View on Google Maps.