COYOACÁN, HISTORICAL, EMBLEMATIC AND MAGIC PLACE

Coyoacan (Place of coyote owners in Nahuatl language) is since pre-hispanic age, an important place. It was the provisional capital of the New Spain after the defeat of Tenochtitlan, and while it was restored to found the new Mexico City. For this reason Coyoacan has the first colonial monuments such as the town hall, the Malinche house and it´s historical churches of the sixteenth century, to name a few. Its streets, alleys and squares, conquer the intimate people emotions.

The historic center of Coyoacan is one of the intellectual and bohemian neighborhoods of Mexico City. Several national and foreign public figures –artists, intellectuals and politicians– have had their residence in Coyoacan. Frida Kahlo's house, is one of the most interesting attractions, as in this beautiful blue house, the painter made her magnificent work and lived part of her long relationship with the great mexican muralist Diego Rivera.

In addition, Coyoacan has a broad cultural offer of museums, theaters and bookstores. They are also many cafes, bars, restaurants, sale of handicrafts and all kinds of shops, services like banks, exchange houses, taxis, tourism and more. At just a few blocks there is Los Viveros de Coyoacan, a beautiful and large urban forest, with amazing species of trees and plants.

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