San Angel, Mexico City

#5 of 14 in Neighborhoods in Mexico City
Neighborhood · Hidden Gem · Other
Soak up the local culture and the welcoming atmosphere of San Angel, an old colonial neighborhood in the capital. Formerly a village, the district has been incorporated into the city, yet managed to retain its simple, dusty elegance and pokey cobblestone streets. Browse the stores and market stalls selling trinkets, fresh fruit and vegetables, and locally made clothes. A walk along the streets reveals several architectural highlights, including colonial-era churches with Baroque interiors and neoclassical mansions. Arrange to visit San Angel and other attractions in Mexico City using our Mexico City road trip tool.
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  • Check it out on a Saturday. I stumbled upon this walk when downloading self guided walks on GPSmycity app  more »
  • My friend who lived in Mexico City many years recommended to visit San Angel! I did it and spent 2 hours walking along the streets, it was amazing! So peaceful and quiet, that it’s almost hard to...  more »

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