DISCOVER A VARIETY OF THINGS TO DO WHILE IN TOLUCA
Even if you’re in Toluca for a quick corporate trip, make time to explore the attractions of this fast-growing city. Radisson Hotel Del Rey Toluca can act as your home base, ideally located near the trendy shops, restaurants and entertainment at Galerías Toluca as well as the city’s gorgeous art galleries and museums. You can plan a day trip to Mexico City, just 63 kilometers away, or stay close to Toluca with a tour of Calixtlahuaca, a fascinating Aztec archeological site. At the end of your trip, we’re less than 17 kilometers from Toluca International Airport (TLC).
Visit these popular attractions nearby:
- Galerías Toluca (2.2 km)
Hunt for bargains and shop for your favorite brands at Galerías Toluca. You can take a break from shopping to grab a bite to eat or watch a movie at the cinema.
Phone: +1 (52) 722 211-3660
- Modelo Museum of Science and Industry (3.5 km)
Learn about Toluca’s industrial past and present through a wide range of artifacts and exhibits that are centered on Grupo Modelo, a local brewery with a global market.
Phone +1 (52) 722 226 2244
- Cosmovitral Botanical Garden (3.8 km)
Considered the crown jewel of the city, Cosmovitral is a wonderful place to lose yourself, filled with stained-glass murals designed by Leopoldo Flores, lush gardens, fountains and bridges in a greenhouse setting.
Phone: +1 (52) 155 5042-5871
- Museo de Bellas Artes de Toluca (4.1 km)
This fine arts gallery, once a convent, is the oldest museum in the city, home to 400 pieces of artwork from the 16th century to the 19th century.
Phone: +1 (52) 722 215-5329
- Museo José María Velasco (4.2 km)
Featured in museums across the world, the artwork of José María Velasco is considered some of the best landscape painting of the 19th century. See Velasco’s famous works as well as the works of his prominent contemporaries.
Phone: +1 (52) 722 213-2814
- Plaza de los Mártires (4.2 km)
This historic square features a monument of Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, the impressive Toluca Cathedral, and lovely gardens and fountains. The government buildings that line the square are also interesting for their architecture.
- Museo Felipe Santiago Gutiérrez (4.3 km)
During a time when many Mexican artists painted their subjects with European features regardless of their descent, Gutiérrez opted for a realistic representation. He also instructed his contemporary, José María Velasco, in drawing figures.
Phone: +1 (52) 722 213-2647
- Nishizawa Workshop Museum (4.3 km)
Born in nearby Cuautitlán, Luis Nishizawa was an influential landscape painter and muralist known for his blend of Mexican and Japanese artistic styles. The museum honors his legacy with beautiful displays of his work.
Phone: +1 (52) 722 215-7465
- Galerías Metepec (4.5 km)
With more than 130 shops and restaurants, Galerías Metepec is one of the area’s most popular shopping centers, where you can cool off after a day of browsing with a skate in the Icedome.
Phone: +1 (52) 722 232-5865
- Museo José María Morelos y Pavón (4.5 km)
Located on the campus of the University of the State of Mexico, this museum honors a national hero who led revolutionary rebels during Mexico’s War of Independence.
Phone: +1 (52) 722 226-2300 ext. 1300
- Teatro Morelos (6.7 km)
Get your tickets at this stunning local theater to see a variety of dramatic productions and dance performances.
Phone: +1 (52) (722) 276-1900