The excavations for both of the lakes were carried out in the early twentieth century as part of president Porfirio Diaz´s remodeling plan. They have been a recreational site for millions of visitors ever since. Every first Saturday of the month, Lanchacinema brings outdoor movie screenings to the Lago Mayor.
First Section, Grutas entrance.
Tuesday-Sunday, 05:00 am to 7:00 pm. Summer schedule 5:00 am to 8:00 pm.