Plaza Santa Catarina
Iglesia de Santa Catarina
The main church in the Lagunilla neighborhood, dating from the 16th century. Celebrations to its patron saint occur here every November...
Centro Cultural Jesús Reyes Heroles
The Centro Cultural Jesús Reyes Heroles is a colonial estate hosting art and book presentations. Take a wander around the grounds, where...
Viveros de Coyoacán
A pleasant approach to Coyoacán’s central plazas is through the Viveros de Coyoacán, the principal nurseries for Mexico City’s parks and...
Café El Jarocho
The popular El Jarocho empire offers its famous menu options of creamy hot chocolates, iced coffee and its signature coffee blends from...
La Casa del Pan Papalotl
This hugely popular vegetarian restaurant draws a loyal breakfast crowd thanks to its organic egg dishes, chilaquiles (tortilla strips...
Plaza Santa Catarina information
About a block south of Coyoacán's nursery is Plaza Santa Catarina, with the modest, mustard-colored church that gives the square its name. Across the street, the Centro Cultural Jesús Reyes Heroles is a colonial estate with a coffee shop and lovely grounds, where yuccas and jacarandas spring from carefully tended gardens.