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San Angel

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Address: Mexico City, Mexico
Phone Number: 46239459
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This neighborhood is known for its narrow cobblestone streets and is an...

This neighborhood is known for its narrow cobblestone streets and is an oasis in otherwise bustling Mexico City.

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Wonderful Neighborhood

This is such a nice neighborhood to walk around and shop around in. From the beautiful church to the surrounding art offerings and shops, you'll love it all. You might even... read more

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San Diego, CA
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is such a nice neighborhood to walk around and shop around in. From the beautiful church to the surrounding art offerings and shops, you'll love it all. You might even imagine yourself living in one of the beautiful homes that line the streets.

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Medellin, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stone-paved streets. Old small buildings. Great walk in this neighborhood. Parks, places to eat and drink, shop mexican things and home of some top restaurants of this big city.

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San Francisco CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Cobblestones and haciendas...lovely churches and beautiful shops. Most places are at least 300 years old. Charming and elegant part of Mexico City.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Some of the best restaurants in CDMX are in San Angel. That alone makes it worth a visit, but after you eat it's worth strolling around to work off that newly earned belly. The neighborhood has a few little parks that aren't bad. It's the ivy lined residential streets that are the real gems though. It's worth getting lost in... More 

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Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The cobble stone streets and the former vacation mansions are now immersed in the middle of one of the largest cities in the world. However, you can still feel the unique 19th century atmosphere, as you walk along the streets and go in and out of art and crafts shops around the area. There are also many places to eat.... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can spend hours on a Saturday afternoon walking all the different vendors and artists that come to the main plaza. Great artists and local finds. There are also good restaurants in the area.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

San Angel is easy to get to by metro. We visited on a Saturday when the art market was going on. It was interesting to visit but certainly not a top attraction. Skip it if you are short on time.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We visit San Ángel whenever we are in El D.F. We enjoy the ambiance and the shops, galleries and the restaurants any time during the week, though the outdoor Saturday art market is particularly lively. The colonia used to be outside of Mexico City, and now feels like an oasis. Worth a visit any day of the week

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We went on a Saturday, and browsed the beautiful art for sale on the square. Don't know if it is there on other days of the week.

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Sao Paulo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This old neighbourhood is now home to the Mexican elite, with wonderful houses around the mains square. Saturday crafts market is a must. From embroidery to painting, everything is there. Be prepared to exercise the tirying, yet amusing art of bargaining. Prices are far lower than in shops and quality is the same in most cases.

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San Ángel is known for its artistic vibe and elegant details displayed throughout its streets, antique residences and haciendas where famous actors like Consuelo Velázquez, Capulina and other prominent families used to live and that have now been turned into beautiful galleries, cafés and restaurants. An array of cultural and artistic activities are organized in the neighborhood, but it is on Saturdays when the San Jacinto Plaza and surroundings really shine as artists gather to exhibit a variety of arts and crafts, from paintings to clothing.
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