This relatively large area in the southwest of has always been a counterculture hotbed. This is where Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera lived, a few blocks away from Leon Trotsky, and the tranquil residential area, with parks, squares, and cobblestone streets, is now a favourite spot for the bohemia set.

Landmarks in the Area

Museo Nacional de las Culturas Populares is a museum in dedicated to Mexico's ethnic and cultural diversity. Photo: AlejandroLinaresGarcia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Leon Trotsky House Museum is a museum honoring Leon Trotsky and an organization that works to promote political asylum, located in the borough of . Photo: Tonatiuh101, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Viveros de Coyoacán is a combination tree nursery and public park which covers 38.9 hectares in the borough of . Photo: Thelmadatter, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Churubusco is a neighbourhood of . Under the current territorial division of the Federal District, it is a part of the borough of . is situated 1½ km northeast of Coyoacán.

Benito Juárez, is one of the 16 alcaldías, formerly delegaciones, into which is divided. is situated 3 km north of Coyoacán. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Colonia del Valle is a neighborhood in the Benito Juarez borough of . is situated 3½ km north of Coyoacán. Photo: Keizers, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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