Excursions and Visits
CUERNAVACA WALKING TOUR
THE CATHEDRAL. Franciscan ex-Monastery, built between the years 1529 and 1552
by the first monks who arrived from Spain in 1524. PALACIO DE CORTES. The
first house of "The Conquistador" Hernán Cortés was built in
1532-now a historical 30 room museum with a dramatic Diego Rivera mural.
BORDA GARDENS. Cultural pursuits begin at the 18th Century Borda Gardens
for art, films, concerts, fiestas, puppet shows and other public events.
It was Maximilian and Carlota's house in the 19th Century.
BASILICA DE GUADALUPE It
is the most venerated shrine in Mexico, for it was here, in December, 1531
that the Virgin of Guadalupe appeared three times in the guise of an
Indian princess, to the Indian Juan Diego and imprinted her portrait on
his cloak. The cloak is preserved, set in gold, and moved the new
Basilica. The huge and impressive modern Basilica holds over 20,000
TAXCO is a colonial gem,
with steep, twisting, cobbled streets and many picturesque buildings. The
first silver shipped to Spain came from the mines of Taxco. José de la
Borda made and spent three fortunes here in the 18th Century. He founded
the present town and built the magnificent twin-towered rose-colored
parish church of Santa Prisca, which soars above everything but the
mountains. The main central area is full of shops and shopping tourists.
Vendors will bargain and cheap silver items can often be found. By law
must stamp real silver defined as 0.925 pure, stamped somewhere on the
item with the number 925. The processions during Holy Week are
ECOTOURS You will
enjoy nature in our State of Morelos. We organize tours to our State's
surroundings such as old "haciendas" and ranchs to relax and taste
MEXICO CITY'S -
NACIONAL MUSEUM OF
ANTHROPOLOGY AND HISTORY houses a vast
collection illustrating pre-conquest Mexican culture. It has an immense
patio shaded by a gigantic concrete mushroom, 4,200 square meters -the
world's largest concrete expanse supported by a single pillar. THE
CATHEDRAL is the oldest and largest in Latin America and was finished in
1813. Behind the Cathedral are the Aztec ruins of the main temple (Templo
Mayor), discovered in 1978.COYOACAN is the oldest part of Mexico City and
one of the best preserved, with buildings from the 16th to 19th Centuries.
Culturally, it is one of the most lively parts of Mexico City it was the