San Angel, Mexico City

4.7
#5 of 14 in Neighborhoods in Mexico City
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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  • San Ángel, is located in a very old part of central Mexico city. The streets still have there old characteristics, paved in cobblestone with beautifully preserved buildings, coupled with art and...  more »
  • The area has great stores, coffee shops , restaurants and is where the workshop used by Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo between 1931 t0 1934 is located, which is worth a visit.The neighbourhood hosts an....  more »
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