The Barrio of Coyoacán is an area of a vast cultural repertoire, which gives place to all kinds of artistic, educational and even culinary expressions. It can be asserted without any remorse that the cultural and educational offer of Coyoacan is, if not the richest, the largest in Latin America and even Iberoamerica by extension, quantity, variety and quality.
In addition of being a historical site of relevance, it has been as well a cradle and refuge of illustrious and not so illustrious thinkers, politicians, artists and personalities of the most varied natures and nationalities, who walk and have walked throughout its corners. In a walking distance, just three minutes away from the Chalet, you will find Los Viveros de Coyoacán, an excellent place to play sports, walk, read or just relax.
For minutes away from Frida Kahlo’s museum, you will find the theaters: El Habito, La Capilla and Coyoacan theater. Concerning restaurants, and typical Mexican food, coffee shops and bars, there is a high and varied demand. Check with the administration office for more information to this matter, they will be happy to help you.
There is a distance of approximately twelve minutes away at the intersection of the following points: The Coyoacan traditional market and the historical Center of Coyoacan; The Underground subway of Coyoacan and Viveros: The Dramatic Art Center, La Casa del Teatro, The shopping mall Plaza Coyoacan, Leon Trostky museum, Hugo Arguelles theater and the Cineteca Nacional.
In a diameter of fifteen minutes of distance, thirty minutes from Las Plazas de la Conchita and Santa Catarina, La Alberca Olímpica, The National Center for the Arts, The National School of Music, The Superior School of Music, the theaters: Coyoacán, Ramiro Jiménez and Foro Rodolfo Usigli, the beautiful Street of Francisco Sosa, The Italian Institute of Culture, The cultural center, The workshops, the house of culture of Coyoacan “Jesús Reyes Heroles”, the museums: The National Watercolor, of Octavio Paz, The “Anahuacalli” Diego Rivera’s, as well his house\museum.
We are neighbors of San Ángel area and all its corners passing through the Hellenic Institute and Theater, to reach the Nezahualcóyotl, Ollin Yoliztli and, of course, the U.N.A.M. this last one also part of Coyoacan, in all its splendor and its cultural and scientific heritage, next to the Pyramids of Cuicuilco.
From half to one hour driving to the International Airport of Mexico City.
Transportation in Turibus is one of the services that can be used to know the main sites of interest in the southern part of the city and best of all, the stop is located five blocks away, in front of Frida Kahlo’s Museum.
Another option to take advantage of the time, is to take the tourist trolly to know all the corners full of legends and history that are in the neighborhood of Coyoacan, it leaves from the central park of Coyoacan. We also recommend their night tours, so you do not miss the places where the famous legends of the neighborhood arose.