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Address: Avenida Coyoacan No. 2000, Mexico City 03103, Mexico
Phone Number:
+52 55 5554 5999
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No

Coyoacan, a former village and now one of the 16 boroughs of Mexico City,...

Coyoacan, a former village and now one of the 16 boroughs of Mexico City, is a historic center. It is a popular place to visit, especially on weekends, because many of the original layouts, plazas and narrow streets have been preserved and date from the 16th to the early 20th centuries.

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small district with coloful streets

Quite and small district, coloful streets. Visit if you have time. Frids Kalo museum is perfect place!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 August 2015
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Quite and small district, coloful streets. Visit if you have time. Frids Kalo museum is perfect place!

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

It's easy to tell Coyoacan is a rich neighborhood- it's very clean, with gorgeous houses, and fancy restaurants. The cathedral is beautiful (and they let you take pictures!), with a very lovely courtyard. We took a short trolley tour of the neighborhood which was a great way to see everything. Also, Casa Azul, Frida Kahlo's house, is in this neighborhood.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Great neighborhood in Mexico. Clean, a lot of tourists. There's an ice cream shop near the gazebo that has ice cream that's out of this world. Don't miss it if you're there!

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Provo, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

This was a very chill and relaxing place to visit. There are ice cream stores nearby and my friend and I enjoyed our ice cream while sitting on a bench in the park. There is an old tree that has been carved in that was interesting. There are fountains and statues to admire and a market nearby to purchase souvenirs... More 

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

We had lunch in one of the restaurants facing the quiet, quaint square with a fountain. Afterwards we walked around the square, toured the church & walked through the inside market. A great place to enjoy an afternoon lunch outdoors and a stroll afterwards.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

You will find the old San Juan Bautista church, with beautiful architecture. The Miguel Hidalgo Park, walking the Mercado de Coyoacán, a lot of restaurants with mexican and international food, old houses from XVI Century and históric places. The Santa Catarina church; Plaza la Conchitas with the original old House of Hernán Cortez the Spanish conqueur of Mexico and his... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

Beautiful Coyoacan! Definitely the place where you should consider buying a house and settle down if you decide to spend the rest of your life in Mexico City!

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Norman, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

I visited Coyaocan 11 years ago on a weekday and it was relatively empty of people, very nice. Today it was Sunday and a sunny day and by 1 pm the whole area was pretty crowded. Still worth visiting just be prepared for more people and longer time for finding a place to park. Viisited a small artisan market and... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

Love viisit Coyoacan; we were lost driving around but it was nice. The street are just amazing; the houses retain their old fronts. The traditional "nieves" (ice creams) different all tastes, traditional candies as "pepitorias", "alegrias" & "merengues". It was Sunday so had a fair and lots of food stalls

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Visited Coyoacan on a Friday. Make sure to stop by the market. You're sure to find lots of cool things much cheaper than any touristy beach town. After that we got some dressed up popsicles - a must in Mexico City! Then we chilled by the fountain and watched people play. After the checked out the church and the gazebo.... More 

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Once you step into Coyoacán (“Land of the Coyotes”) you'll find picturesque parks and cantinas that will transport you back to the colonial era thanks to the brick and stone details of the area. Iconic writers such as Trotsky and great painters like Frida Kahlo seeked refuge and inspiration in this area, and you can see the unique spirit of this neighborhood reflected in its colorful market where nieves, sopes and all kinds of traditional 'antojitos' are a must try. Restaurants and cafés throughout its peaceful paved streets contain traditional but unique murals and decorations, where one can enjoy a mezcal at noon or the best churros with a cup of coffee.
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