Coyoacán is a bohemian district which was built as a city by the Spanish Conquistadors but over time it became part of Mexico City. The main centre of this district is found at Plaza Hidalgo where you will see the Parroquia de San Juan Bautista.

You can also visit the Jardín Centenario, which is a garden surrounded by coffee shops, art galleries and museums, the most popular being the Museo de las Culturas Populares. Other tourist attractions are the Museo Casa Frida Khalo, which is a museum where the famous artist Frida Khalo lived for 25 years, and the Museo Leon Trotsky is the house where this revolutionary Russian died.

The Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) which was opened in 1954 and has become one of the major tourist attractions in the city, is found in the south of this district.

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