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Hunting for antiques in Mexico City

Culture

Hunting for antiques in Mexico City

Duration
5.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Transportation, Drinks
Hosted in
English, Spanish
Culture

Hunting for antiques in Mexico City

Culture

Hunting for antiques in Mexico City

Duration
5.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Transportation, Drinks
Hosted in
English, Spanish

What you'll do

We will visit two antique markets in Mexico City. You will fall in love with the objects you will find: paintings, sculptures, clothes, lamps, antique telephones, vinyl records, Mexican masks, furniture, crafts and much more. You will have the opportunity to buy your favorites objects. We will begin the tour in an antique market located in one of the most iconic colonies of the CDMX, the Roma neighborhood. Then we will move to the second market located in the downtown area of ​​the city. There we will spend more time due to the extension of the market. At the end we will make a stop to eat at a typical Mexican street food found there. The food will be accompanied by a traditional "michelada" (beer with spices, lemon, and sauces) that runs on our own. However you can choose the type of drink you prefer: water, soda, beer or other. Many of the objects that we will find have belonged to their owner for years, and they can tell you stories about them. By acquiring any of the objects you will have the certainty of being reusing and giving a second life to each of these relics.

Your host

Andrea

Andrea

We are Andrea and Elizabeth, professionals in the field of humanities, performing arts and theater, with a 10-year career. During this time we have toured the City in search of clothes, accessories, furniture, and unique objects that work and / or adapt for the plays and shows that our profession demands. As artists we are interested in the origin and history that objects have to tell. We discovered that many people in the City do not know the antique markets, and we have created this tour so that together we discover these treasures. We are happy to be able to share with you these places that we know and that you can acquire some object that beautifies your home.

What's included

Drinks
We invite you a drink. We suggest you wait at the end so you can taste a "michelada" or special cocktail that we will find in…
Transportation
We will meet at a meeting point in the Roma neighborhood to visit the first market. Then we will take the "Metrobús" to get…

Where you'll be

We will visit the antique market of the Roma neighborhood and the Comonfort market, in the downtown area. The first is one block in length, while the second covers more than 10 streets with intermediate aisles. In this last market we will visit a very popular stand of "micheladas" and Mexican street food. In both markets you will find: toys, lamps, hats, jewelry, bullfighting art, globes, clocks, and much more.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests aged 18 and up can attend.

More tips

We suggest arriving at the meeting point only by public transport or walking. We suggest coming to the tour as lightly as possible: light clothing You must have breakfast beforehand since the time of the stop to eat will be at 3:30 pm Open mind: you will find many objects that will dazzle you.
Andrea
Hunting for antiques in Mexico City
New experience
From €30/person
New experience
From €30/person