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San Angel

Mexico City, Mexico
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Ranked #27 of 289 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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North Tustin, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
155 helpful votes 155 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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49 reviews 49 reviews
13 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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107 reviews 107 reviews
51 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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
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27 helpful votes 27 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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56 reviews 56 reviews
34 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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108 Mile Ranch, Canada
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92 reviews 92 reviews
14 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

This is an very beautiful subdivision of the city you feel like you are miles away from the hustle and yet you are right in the middle of it all this quaint area has amazing art shops and hand crafts you are not going to find at the 'markets" if you are looking for a real gem to take home... More

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Basel, Switzerland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

When you walk through the streets you don't feel as are you in a big city. There are 2 parks where artists presents their paintings. On a other place you can buy some art from the locals. A lots of nice coffees and restaurants.

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