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San Angel

Mexico City, Mexico
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Ranked #27 of 291 Attractions in Mexico City
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Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: This neighborhood is known for its narrow cobblestone streets and is an oasis in otherwise bustling Mexico City.
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Emiliano Zapata, Mexico
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90 reviews 90 reviews
28 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

SAN ANGEL is a nice and trendy neighborhood situated in the South of México CITY. You can take the METRO BUS and stroll in this area,particulary safe. Before to cross Avenida Revolución you have the Street name AVENIDA DE LA PAZ /where you have excelent Restaurants for late breakfast or early lunch.. Then you can cross Avenida Revolucion and go... More

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

San Angel is the perfect place to stroll around, enjoy the local food and cafes that are around the streets and just have a lovely relaxing time in one of the old neighbourhood's of Mexico. You can enjoy the colonial architecture of the houses and churches. There are many restaurants with typical Mexican food, and many little coffee shops where... More

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North Tustin, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This is a place where you must stroll and linger to enjoy. Bring comfortable but stylish walking shoes, however. Unless you're accustomed to it, the cobblestone streets and uneven small sidewalks will challenge experienced urban explorers. I find this area quaint with its Saturday market, choices of boutique shops and artisans and craftsmen in and around the park.

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New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This was my first trip to Mexico City. My hesitation in coming here before was fueled by every stereotype that Americans, most of whom have never been here, have unfairly placed on this city. But I finally took the leap given my love for history, culture, art and architecture--all of which Mexico City has in spades. As one might anticipate,... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

When you go to San Angel it seems that time has stopped. Walk through the streets nd find huge old houses and beautiful ancient churches. Only on Saturday you will fnd open the Bazar del Sábado which is a store of Mexican jewerly, paintings and many souvenirsand of course a Mexican food restaurant, both worth visiting. In the park you... More

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Winter Park, Florida
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50 reviews 50 reviews
13 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We wanted to visit Bazar Sabado in San Angel but once we arrived, it was absolutely dissapointing due to excessive crowds and vehicular traffic.Also, the type of crafts that was being sold outdoors was mediocre and did not compare to the ones we had purchased on a previous trip to Mexico at other markets.The art show is set up at... More

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Mexico City
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120 reviews 120 reviews
58 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Visit Bazaar Sábado or else stroll around the town during the week. Easy to reach. San Angelin Inn and Sak's have wonderful menus, wine and offer fair prices.

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Ajijic, Mexico
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Take the Metro to Miguel Angel de Quevedo. Walk west until you see Av de la Paz. Turn left on La Paz until you get to the first little plaza where all the art work is displayed for the Saturday Bazaar. The next larger plaza displays arts and crafts. Then follow Amargura and Juarez to admire all the beautiful old... More

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Mississauga
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Luckily we decided to go there on a Saturday, only to realize that its the only day its there. Although the area with beautifully cobble-stoned streets is there always but the charm of walking between lanes of artists selling and painting amazing works is something totally different. Definitely recommended for anyone interested to see a different side to Mexico City.

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Mexicali, Mexico
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

San Angel has a Saturday open market that is full of life and is very relaxed and safe. Artist display their art work in the parks. There is a ex convent museum across the street from the main park that is worth seeing. There is lots of art work in the convent that are very old. The convent gives you... More

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