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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  • It is beautiful, albeit closed off per Covid-19 as of 4/28/21. Nice restaurants around and the 2nd most important Catholic church in the city, across the road which made a very nice place to visit.  more »
  • Coyoacan is known mostly for Frida Museum here and is very touristy place but nice to walk around in  more »
  • We took the day to explore some of the older neighborhoods on foot! The history of Coyoacán can be seen in its architecture Some of the parks were closed due to COVID  more »

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