Floating Gardens of Xochimilco, Mexico City

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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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  • Visiting Xochimilco and touring the waterways on a boat was one of the highlights of our trip to Mexico. Doing this on Sunday was magical because it is the busiest day of the week and the canals were ...  more »
  • This is a lovely way to spend a few hours! We enjoyed the floating gardens, live music, and food along the way. We went with friends who also had kids and there was lots of room on the boat and they h...  more »
  • It is better to go to the chapultepec, garbage-filled canals, feels a not very pleasant smell. Don't care you, attraction the mariachis ´por song 150 pesos
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  • Dangerous place. Do not go there if you are not local. Our Uber driver helped us when a local was following us. We decided to turn back and go home. The driver said it was a good decision.
  • very diffent & inspiring to other seightseeing locations
  • On weekends, this place really comes to life, with families renting out boats to ride through the waterways, listening to roving bands, and enjoying food and drinks from vendors who float by. It's worth doing one's homework on the official boat rental rates beforehand, as some less reputable guides will charge double to triple the normal price, if you don't know better. Best done as a medium to large group activity.
  • Very crowded and busy
  • Mega Floating

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