Southern Side of Mexico City

The southern part of Mexico City is made up of 5 delegations that are Milpa Alta, Xochimilco, Tlahuac, Tlalpan and Coyoacán. Many sites of interest are located in this area of the city. Beautiful parks and forests, water gardens, museums, theaters, markets, culture, history and fun are just some examples of the diversity that can be found in this part of the city. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at Suites Coben, where you can enjoy a quality stay in our executive accommodations in the southern part of Mexico City.

Attractions

You can enjoy as many activities as you like thanks to the excellent location of our executive hotel in the southern part of Mexico City. Suites Coben offers easy access to some of the most iconic attractions in the nation’s capital, which allows us to provide you with an excellent stay and an unforgettable business trip.

Six Flags

Mexico City’s theme park par excellence, it offers visitors nearly 50 extreme games and attractions. Among them: the most extensive collection of roller coasters in the country. The park is a must for those seeking a big adrenaline rush.

National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

The largest and most prestigious public university opens its doors for visitors to get to know and enjoy its attractions such as the University Olympic Stadium, the Sculpture Space, the Netzahualcóyotl Concert Hall, the Arts and Sciences Museum, the Modern Art Museum, and the Universum, the Science Museum.

Viveros de Coyoacán (Coyoacán Nursery)

Established by Miguel Ángel de Quevedo (known as the “apostle of the trees”), the official name of this attraction is Viveros National Park. The nursery is one of Mexico City’s main green areas where visitors can enjoy a great variety of native species.

Los Insurgentes Theater

Located on the longest avenue in Mexico City, this venue was built to provide an enormous forum. A grand mural painted by Diego Rivera adorns the façade, which welcomes devotees of high end performing arts.

Magical Neighborhoods (Barrios Mágicos)

Historic Center of Coyoacán

Liberally dotted with cafés, bars, restaurants, and bookshops, Coyoacán is an incredible Barrio Mágico where visitors can explore ancient temples, old mansions, colonial plazas, marketplaces, museums, and traditional handicrafts.

Historic Center of San Ángel

San Ángel is the Barrio Mágico that best preserves its original attributes: beautiful old mansions (rife with stories and legends) and exciting museums along with some of the best places to eat lunch or dinner. Its traditional Saturday Bazaar (Bazar del Sábado) offers a beautiful array of handicrafts just across from the San Jacinto Plaza.

Athletic Clubs

Club France

This establishment has been open for more than 140 years and is one of Mexico City’s most essential spaces not only for sports but also for social and cultural relations within the Franco-Mexican community.

Country Club

Located in the Churubusco area, this renowned golf course has an 18-hole long course and 18-hole short course; currently, it’s a private members-only club. The club is a benchmark when talking about the most traditional social and athletic organizations within our country.

Museums

Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo House Studio Museum

This attraction is made up of four separate buildings: three house studios and one photo lab. In 1986 it became an INBA museum, and since then it has been dedicated to the promotion, conservation, and dissemination of the life and works of muralist Diego Rivera, his wife, the painter Frida Kahlo, as well as Juan O’Gorman, the architect who designed and built this complex.

Frida Kahlo Casa Azul Museo

This old mansion is home to the personal items of the world’s best-known Latin American female artist, as well as some of her most famous works of art: Viva la vida (1954), Frida y la cesárea (1931), and Retrato de mi padre Wilhem Kahlo (1952), among others. Art lovers will find it a privilege to walk through her former home, as well as to experience the intense relationship that existed between the painter, her work, and her house.

National Museum of Interventions

Located in the ex-convent of Churubusco, this museum showcases details of the various battles Mexico fought against foreign armies, including those of the United States, Spain, and France. Visitors can peruse its collection of lithographs, photographs, flags, weapons, cannons, swords, furniture, maps, uniforms, and medals, among other articles from the various military interventions that took place between the regime of Porfirio Díaz, or Porfiriato, and the Mexican Revolution.

Anahuacalli Museum

Designed by Diego Rivera, this museum is a legacy to the muralist himself, as it contains a collection of over 50 thousand pre-Hispanic pieces distributed throughout this marvelous house (also of pre-Hispanic architecture). Its walls were built with local volcanic stone, creating a mystical atmosphere takes visitors back in time.

Events

International Fair of Friendly Cultures
May 31 - June 16

Over 70 countries present samples of their handicrafts, gastronomy, and traditional products.

Diverso
June 28 - 30

A festival of diversity and the spoken word celebrated with poetry readings.

Cantares
June 27 - 28

A festival for lovers of trova, or ballads, with workshops and concerts by well-known singer-songwriters.

International Performing Arts Festival
August 8 - 18

Over 120 free shows with both national and international presentations.

Indigenous Cultures and Native Villages and Neighborhoods Fair
August 30 - September 8

This fair promotes the cultural diversity of the country’s indigenous peoples and the native neighborhoods in Mexico City.

Latin American Film Festival in Mexico City
October 4 - 13

Film festival presenting fiction, documentaries, short films, and feature films.

International Book Festival
October 11 - 20

Mexico’s writers, journalists, and academics present their most recent works.

Day of the Dead
November 1 - 17

This tradition is on full display with a huge altar on the Zócalo and a community parade.

International World Music FestivalFestival Internacional de Música del Mundo
December 6 - 8

Massive concerts with recognized and emerging groups from the national and international rock scene.

Should you extend your stay, there are several other “musts” in Mexico City that need to be on your itinerary: The Historical Center, the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Xochimilco, University City, the Museum of Anthropology and History, and the Teotihuacán Archaeological Zone.