Coyoacan, Mexico City

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Best described as a small town within a giant city, Coyoacan represents the historical center of one of Mexico City's 16 boroughs. The sprawling city swallowed up this area in the early 20th century, incorporating the surrounding farms and forests into a pleasant urban neighborhood. The district consists of about 30 city blocks, intersected by narrow cobblestoned streets and dotted with small plazas laid out during the colonial period. Home to mostly residential buildings, the neighborhood manages to retain much of its bohemian character and relaxed atmosphere despite its growing popularity with foreign tourists. Don't miss the area's main church, built in the 16th century. A visit to Coyoacan represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Mexico City trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • The most enjoyable walks❤️so many colors, beautiful façades, details, artisan and food markets. You could spend days and days exploring this area + big bonus Frida Kahlo Museum La Casa Azul is right t...  more »
  • It is a place that definitely have to visit is located 20 minutes from the Centre by car (very inexpensive über) is colonial, clean, beautiful, a good option is to go to the Estadio Azteca, take a Uber to the center of Coyoacan, there begin to walk and see the beautiful place, you can go to coffee Jarocho and take a chocolate and if there are churros! You must take the tram and go eat a toast to the market...
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  • The colonia Coyoacan by call it is a beautiful place full of nature, parks, and much much art in interiors, just a short walk you will find the Museum of Frida Kalo, and beautiful places that visit, restaurants to eat. But above all to enjoy the landscapes of the ancient Mexico
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