Coyoacan, Mexico City

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Best described as a small town within a giant city, Coyoacan represents the historical center of one of Mexico City's 16 boroughs. The sprawling city swallowed up this area in the early 20th century, incorporating the surrounding farms and forests into a pleasant urban neighborhood. The district consists of about 30 city blocks, intersected by narrow cobblestoned streets and dotted with small plazas laid out during the colonial period. Home to mostly residential buildings, the neighborhood manages to retain much of its bohemian character and relaxed atmosphere despite its growing popularity with foreign tourists. Don't miss the area's main church, built in the 16th century. A visit to Coyoacan represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Mexico City trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • the city very clean tidy uy not to visit coyoacan are hours away, the market has the richest dishes, they have a tram to know the city very nice the museum of frida khalo , a thousand things to see, it is a very beautiful quiet city neatly ordered again anyway
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  • A beautiful neighbourhood that is easy to navigate and feels very safe. We lived here during our first stay in cdmx, and couldn't be happier with our choice. The colonial houses brings colour to the s...  more »
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