Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares
The Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares stages innovative exhibitions on folk traditions, indigenous crafts and celebrations in its...
Parroquia de San Juan Bautista
This single-nave church and its adjacent former monastery dominate the east side of Plaza Hidalgo. First erected in 1592 by the...
Plaza Hidalgo & Jardín Centenario
The focus of Coyoacán life, and the scene of most of the weekend fun, is its central plaza – actually two adjacent plazas: the Jardín...
The country’s biggest stadium (capacity 105,000) is home to the América soccer club. Games are played on weekend afternoons; check the...
El Caracol de Oro
Coyoacán’s alternative set occupies the jazzily painted tables here, munching on nouveau-natural fare such as chicken topped with apple...
Calle Museo 150 · interesting places nearby
Designed by Diego Rivera to house his collection of pre-Hispanic art, this museum is a templelike structure of volcanic stone. The ‘House of Anáhuac’ (Aztec name for the Valle de México) also contains one of Rivera’s studios and some of his work, including a study for Man at the Crossroads , the mural commissioned by the Rockefeller Center in 1934.
In November elaborate Day of the Dead offerings pay homage to the painter, and from April to early December the museum hosts free concerts on Sundays at 1pm, ranging from classical to regional folk music.
Anahuacalli is 3.5km south of Coyoacán. For M$100, you can visit both the Frida Kahlo Museum and Anahuacalli, with round-trip transport departing from the Casa Azul included.
Or take the tren ligero (light rail) from metro Tasqueña to the Xotepingo station. Exit on the west side and walk 200m to División del Norte; cross and continue 600m along Calle Museo.