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28 Aug 2018

‘Lucha libre’: acrobatics, masks and fun

Categories: Must-see
Lucha libre mexicana

Lucha libre is one of the most popular leisure activities among the Mexicans. It consists of a mix between sport and show in which there are spectacular fights. Acrobatics, jumps out of the ring, fast submissions…, a really sensorial experience.

Mexican wrestling, like football or any other sport, counts with legendary characters known by the fans: Blue Panther, El Santo, Rayo de Jalisco, Místico…

Many wrestlers wear a mask in order to hide their real identity and to give a special touch to the show. In fact, these curious attires has become a symbol of the country.

If you want to know this show in a deeper way, we recommend you to go to the known as the cathedral of the Mexican wrestling: Arena México. This stadium, opened in 1933, is the most famous stadium of lucha libre in the City of México.

If you prefer to make an organized tour instead of going by yourself, from City Tour we offer you an option that will not disappoint you: Turiluchas. With departures on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, with this tour you will be taken by bus to the stadium, you will receive the visit of a wrestler aboard the bus, you will get the admission ticket to Arena or Coliseo and a free mask of a wrestler.

If you want to live a unique experience and feel like a local, do not miss lucha libre, the second sport with more fans in the country.