Floating Gardens of Xochimilco, Mexico City

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Garden · Hidden Gem · Landmark
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. Work out when and for how long to visit Floating Gardens of Xochimilco and other Mexico City attractions using our handy Mexico City vacation builder site.
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  • Very sad how poorly maintained this place is. Lots of trash. I was hoping for an exciting experience. From the start, we were harrased by vendors. One jumped on our boat from the start to sell us...  more »
  • Get there very early preferably, not on a weekend. I went by bus on my own, you transfer in town to a smaller bus takes you all the way there. Google maps. Cost 17 pesos. I don’t like tours. It...  more »
  • The water garden can also be called a floating market

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