Floating Gardens of Xochimilco, Mexico City
(3.2/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
Take a ride on the colorful boats at Floating Gardens of Xochimilco, and soak in the uplifting vibe as you enjoy some refreshments to the tune of mariachi music. The popular attraction offers the chance to indulge in Mexican food and miIcheladas amid a festive atmosphere, with mariachis playing their tunes by your boat. You’ll spot people partying and dancing as you watch the gondoliers weave through the thick traffic, while vendors float past you and offer you their wares. Floating Gardens of Xochimilco is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Mexico City Edition.
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  • Unfortunately, the carnival-like entertainment obscure the beauty of the area. The volume of traffic in MC is very high, so you consume to much precious time for arrival and departure to the floating gardens. A visit is worthwhile only for those who take pleasure in such hype. On the journey through Mexico has offered much better opportunities in folkloric performances.
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  • I was on a tour that took us here at night. I'm sure it's a lovely place during the day with lots going on, just don't go at night. There were no lights, you couldn't see anything and it was a total w...  more »
  • We went to the floating gardens with our tour guide and what a lovely time we had! The weather was lovely so everything lit up beautifully. We saw many families out on the boats celebrating various th...  more »