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Mexico City Original Markets & Street Food Tour

Highlights
  • Explore five of Mexico City’s famously bustling markets in one guided tour
  • Cultural experience educates you on the role of markets in Mexican life
  • Learn the unique history of each market as you shop for memorable souvenirs
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Mexico City Original Markets & Street Food Tour
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Mexico City Original Markets & Street Food Tour
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Overview
Hit five different Mexico City street markets in just one tour. See the range of delicious food, household goods and oddities sold in Mexico’s bustling markets, from pinatas to “love potions,” exotic flowers to tamales. These big city bazaars can be overwhelming, but with a guide, you can shop for offbeat souvenirs and sample Mexico City’s famous market fare without worrying about getting lost.
What to Expect
Make your way to Mexico City’s design museum, the Museo Mexicano del Diseno, where you’ll meet your guide and small group. Travel by subway, stopping first at one of the city’s lesser-known markets, where you’ll learn about its ties to Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, two of the country’s most celebrated artists, and its role in Mexican culture.

Next, head to the witchcraft market, where potions, remedies, and voodoo dolls get sold alongside party pinatas and costumes. From there, walk to the massive flower market, a 3-in-1 bazaar selling fresh produce, prepared food, and beautiful, exotic flowers.

Satisfy your midday hunger with fresh blended fruit juices, Mexican-style barbecue and steaming tamales. Pace yourself, as your final market stop offers even more food options. You’ll finish the tour back at the design museum.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Amazing food tour

We had a great time exploring different markets and bits of the city during this tour. Our tour guide, Evelyn, was absolutely amazing! She was very sweet and accommodating throughout the tour. We were able to walk through different parts of the city and get some historical insights. We also tried amazing...More

Thank sarahctx
Reviewed 5 days ago
Great Morning Exploring and Eating With Evelyn

I was really looking forward to the tour, and Evelyn did not disappoint. I happened to be the only person on my tour, which worried me at first--how on earth are we going to spend 4 hours talking to each other without getting bored? In...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank grlwithgumption
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Mixed feelings

I have always enjoyed Intrepid and their tours but this some left a bad taste in my Mouth. We were promised five markets - we visited 3 and one was not open yet. The two we visited were fascinating - the flower market and the...More

1  Thank Obwahn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Market tour with Ulysses Warryor

Cannot recommend this tour with Ulysses enough!! Very informed and personable guide, excellent variety of markets and food, and overall extremely enjoyable! Highlight of the trip!

1  Thank Benjamin P
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile
Simply Awesome!

If you really want to see, feel, and taste the Mexico City the vast majority of the inhabitants of the city experience, this is your tour. I simply loved it! The guide was professional and knowledgeable. He took us through the crowded streets, massive markets,...More

1  Thank Janell B
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Merlinxl
November 1, 2018|
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Response from byrnerm1 | Reviewed this property |
All of the food was delicious, and from our group no one had any issues. We had tamales, street corn, blue maize tortillas, chicharrones, grasshoppers, and more. The food is included in the tour price. Hand sanitizer was... More
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Lisa L
September 27, 2018|
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Response from margotcm1 | Reviewed this property |
Our tour ended around 2:30. It took a really long time.
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Fransteve61
May 3, 2018|
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Response from potte129 | Reviewed this property |
It's about 3 1/2 hours plus getting to and from the meet up point. Wear comfortable sturdy shoes, like sneakers or hiking boots. You'll be walking the whole time on uneven ground through warehouse like environments.
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