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Address: Avenida Coyoacan No. 2000, Mexico City 03103, Mexico
Phone Number: 015555545999
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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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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An interesting neighborhood to see and dine

If Zocalo is the reflection of the colonial-era elite area, then Coyoacan is the reflection of a colonial-era commoner neighborhood. Unlike Zocalo that is full of grand and... read more

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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If Zocalo is the reflection of the colonial-era elite area, then Coyoacan is the reflection of a colonial-era commoner neighborhood. Unlike Zocalo that is full of grand and extravagant buildings, Coyoacan's architecture is much more modest with only the main church that can somewhat match Centro Historico. Perhaps that is why this is such a charming neighborhood! Instead of restaurants,... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you want to kill some time in Mexico City then I recommend you visit here. There are plenty of restaurants, bars, and shops to check out. There is also a local market (or bazaar) where the locals pedal their things. You can even get a tattoo there! It is safe and the people are friendly and it has some... More 

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Westlake Village, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you love Frida, then you must come to this charming town that has been virtually swallowed by the growth of Mexico City, but has still managed to maintain its individuality. Casa Azul is the prime location for most travelers, but a night or three here would be well worth your time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The highlight is the caza Azul o Frida Khalo. Exciting. Pay the 60 pesos for photo-permit. Liked the paintings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On every trip to Mexico City we've visited museums, churches and the plaza in Coyoacan. But, this visit we were able to stay in a casita in a turn-of-the-century building, on a private side street in this beautiful part of the city. We enjoyed walking all around, discovering art schools, haunted houses, secret alleys and fragrant flowers and trees. If... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have whole afternoon opened definitely go to Coyoacan. There is lots to see, great places to eat and great street markets to buy presents for your loved ones.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

relaxing little town within the city - unique and definately a must when visiting MEX. The park at the church is lovely to sit and watch people around you. The Mercato Coyoacan is great to see Mexican market and the food is good and authentic too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic area extremely well kept with Mexican / Spanish Colonial Mansions surrounding it. Lots of arts and crafts concentrated in a dedicated market, many restaurants and shops with excellent and delicious Mexican food of all kinds; and an excellent opportunity to look into the old town of Coyoacán, way back 200 or 300 years ago. As a suggestion, walk on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've wanting to go visit La Casa Azul since I was a kid and let me tell you... One of the high lights of my trip. This place takes you back to that era. This place is magical and couldn't believe how everything is still well kept. Overall best thing to do while in Mexico City.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Walk around the plaza, have a corn esquite, an ice cream, browse the shops and thats about it. A nice place for an afternoon stroll.

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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.