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Art Museum
“The museum, also known as "Casa Azul" for its shocking cobalt blue exterior, is where Frida Kahlo was born, raised, lived, and died”
  • 313 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Walk around this traditional and artistic neighborhood. You must visit the "Casa Azul" where Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo lived.”
  • 154 locals recommend
Athletics & Sports
“Quiet place to go and do exercise and get out of the city’s noise. It is also close to new shopping malls where you can find good options to eat and relax”
  • 149 locals recommend
Art Museum
“A bit far to travel, BUT this is Mexico City´s best Contemporary Art museum with great curators and avant-garde exhibits. Good museum shop. Take Metrobus all the way down to the University and just cross the highway, it is a 30 minute ride from Condesa.”
  • 81 locals recommend
College Administrative Building
“Ciudad Universitaria (University City), Mexico, is the main campus of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), located in Coyoacán borough in the southern part of Mexico City. Designed by architects Mario Pani and Enrique del Moral, it encloses the Olympic Stadium, about 40 faculties and institutes, the Cultural Center, an ecological reserve, the Central Library, and a few museums. It was built during the 1950s on an ancient solidified lava bed in Coyoacán called "El Pedregal" to replace the scattered buildings in downtown Mexico City where classes were given. It was completed in 1954 at a cost of approximately $25 million. At the time of its completion it was the largest single construction project in Mexico since the Aztecs. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2007.”
  • 110 locals recommend
Museum
“Linked to history of Intelectuals and famous Mexican painters (Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo)”
  • 60 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Feel like shopping? This brand new mall has everything you need from apparel, shoes, Mac Store, coffee, ice creams, restaurants and even cinema!! ”
  • 66 locals recommend
Market
“nice folkloric market, you can eat delicious quesadillas, fresh fruit juices, or to do your fruit & vegetable shopping. Support local commerce :)”
  • 95 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“San Angel is a colonial neighborhood surrounded by convents, monasteries, museums and big homes. It is considered cultural heritage and declared "Historical Monument Zone" since the 1980's. In 2011 it was designated "Barrio Mágico" (Magic Neighborhood) to protect its architectural and historical assets. Every Saturday the neighborhood bursts with life and colors brigning Mexican artisans, paintors and craftsmen together at "Bazar del Sábado" where you can eat delicious Mexican food, walk around the convents and museums and shop for original art and hand-crafted souvenirs.”
  • 90 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Great traditional food in one of the most renowned squares in Mexico City. Mezcal selection is outstanding. ”
  • 67 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“One of the largest malls in the city. Has a lot of exclusive stores, movie theater and good restaurants.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Sublocality
“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.”
  • 93 locals recommend
Museum
“This is where all the magic happened for Frida Khalo and Diego Rivera. And it is located in perhaps one of the must beautiful neighborhoods in the city. San Angel Inn Not a walking distance, take an Uber its a 20 minute ride”
  • 49 locals recommend
Museum
“Away from the beaten path but only 15 taxi drive, a museum build by Diego Rivera, in the form of a piramid with the influence of the 30's nationalistic monumental style, houses a beautiful prehispanic collection and Rivera's mural sketches, there are temporary exhibits of contemporary artists that establish a conversations with the permanent collection. One of my favorite places in the city, ”
  • 65 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great cantina in the middle of Coyoacan. Food, tequila, mariachi! Get there early cause it gets paaaaacked! ”
  • 60 locals recommend
Museum
“On Saturdays San Angel bursts with life throughout the whole day. You will find the Bazar open from 10am to 7pm only on Saturdays but on Sundays you will find the paintors market at Plaza del Carmen and all the other small artisan shops and restaurants open. ”
  • 64 locals recommend