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The village of San Andrés Mixquic, on the outskirts of Mexico City, is one of the best places in Mexico to celebrate the Day of the Dead. Every year in late October and early November, travelers make the long journey from Mexico City to the rolling hills of an otherwise quiet countryside to experience this truly unique cultural festival.

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San Andres Mixquic, Tláhuac, Mexico City, Distrito Federal
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Day of the Dead in Mixquic- Special event 1 and 2 November

Day of the Dead in Mixquic- Special event 1 and 2 November

Live one of the most special Mexican traditions that takes place only on November 1 and 2, celebrating the Day of the Dead. The tour starts at San Andrés Mixquic to visit its historic center and its main temple, venerating San Andrés Apostol. You will know the tradition of the day of the dead from the visit to the religious temple until they arrive at the cemetery where the tombs are adorned with the cempasúchil flower; A unique flower of Mexico, bright orange color used to guide the path of the dead who return home at this time. The tombs are decorated with colorful flowers, candles, sawdust mats and the dead are celebrated with pre-Hispanic dances, fireworks and altars with photographs, typical food and personal tastes of the deceased in question. You will see an exhibition of offerings and enjoy the true traditions of Day of the Dead. As a gift, we will give you a chocolate skull that you can taste or take as a souvenir of your trip through Mexico.
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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Should I book San Andrés Mixquic tickets in advance?
We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since San Andrés Mixquic can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
How much does it cost to visit San Andrés Mixquic 2021?
Currently, an entrance ticket to San Andrés Mixquic costs USD 50.00. Guided San Andrés Mixquic tours start around USD 50.00 per person.
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