Mexico City discover colonia Roma

When you go to Mexico City here some tips for Colonia Roma.

So I am writing about Mexico City and the best way to get to know the city it though its colonias. Mexico City discover colonia Roma is the topic here.

This colonia Roma is a borough or a neighborhood were many design shops, galeries, music shops, clothing brands and fancy bars and restaurants have settled themselves in. It is trendy and has been like this for a while, despite the damage due to the earthquake last September and by the end of februari 2018 again. It still attracts many foreigners , students, expats and people from the art-scene. There is lot’s of green, there ate some parts, like Parque España it is a safe borough and prices of houses here are relatively high. This might change a little bit after the earthquake.

So here some photos of colonia Roma.

Colored houses in Colonia Roma
Colored houses in Colonia Roma
La Clandestina best mezcal bar
And before calling it a night you must try some mescals in the Clandestina!
There is lots of street-art and Fonda Fina here is a great choice for lunch!
Carla Fernanda designer of clothing in la Roma
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Colonia Roma Norte
Colonia Roma Norte
Colonia Roma Norte
Designer of clothes : Carla Fernandéz in Colonia Roma
Designer of clothes : Carla Fernandéz in Colonia Roma

Mexico City travel-tips

Some tips for Mexico City

In the meantime I am writing a travel story about  Mexico City travel-tips for a Belgium magazine and looking back at the photos I took in different boroughs and neighborhoods, or Colonias as the Mexicans call them.

I thought it would be useful to gather some of my favorite places to visit in Mexico City. So when you visit this city you can better plan your trip. Here my Mexico City travel-tips.

One of my favorite boroughs (The city has 16) is Coyoacán, named after Coyotes. Therefore I show just some photos of this bohemian borough full of colorful houses, street-art and the always lively Jardin de Centenario. These days Coyoacán is known for the bleu house of artist Frida Kahlo, Casa Azul. She and Diego Rivera, famous painter and her husband, used to live here. As did many poets, political rebellions and writers.

Garcia Marquez had his coffee in one of the many bars back in the days and revolutionary Leon Trotski was hiding out here before he was killed. Even though this area south of the center is visited by many tourists these days, this borough will probably always have a soul because of her rich history.

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Colonia Carmen in delegación Coyoacán

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Coyoacán has many street-food vendors and arts-and crafts- shops and markets. In the weekends people stand in line waiting for great quesadillas made of bleu corn with pork.

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Coyoacán street vendor

The Mercado Artesanal in Coyoacán, with its Piñatas made of made of papier maché.

Piñatas, the colored objects you see in so many markets in Mexico, have a rich history.  Originally they came from China, crossed the ocean to Italy, than Spain. And as a result of the Spanish missionaries bringing them along, piñatas ended up in Mexico.ñata

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Piñatas in the Mercado-artesanal Coyoacan

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Mercado artesanal in Coyoacán- Piñatas

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Mercado artesanal Coyoacán

For children there is lots of fun stuff in the Mercado Artesanal in Coyoacán.

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Mercado Artesanal Coyoacán

Sweets in Mercado Coyoacán


Mexico City travel-tips

Sweets of Mercado Artesanal Coyoacán


Probably the second most popular place to visit in the Mexico City: Coyoacán at Jardín Centenario

Arco Atrial del Jardín Centenario en Coyoacán. At nighttime it is full of people at the square  and in the area it is probably one of the best places to go out. Even though there might be lots of foreigners you’ll not feel trapped in a touristy place.

Colonia del Valle Centro, Coyoacán

Coyoacán, waiting at the bus-stop