Photo María José Flores
Once a separate municipality, San Ángel—in the city’s south, nestled into its western foothills—is a leafy, genteel enclave whose relative isolation adds a soigné (for better or worse) you won’t find in neighboring Coyoacán. Ground zero for promenading is quaint Plaza San Jacinto, whose cute parish church (and beautiful cloister garden) is a last spiritual stand in contrast to the surrounding area’s high-toned consumerism. That said, the plaza’s true spirit comes alive Saturdays, at the so-called Bazar del Sábado, an artisanal market that fills the area with stall after stall of handcrafted jewelry, textiles, crafts, and accessories—plus a great deal of art, some finer, some less-so—in styles that go from hippie to haute. Strolling musicians and performers add to the carnival atmosphere.
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San Jacinto 11, San Ángel, 01000 Álvaro Obregón, CDMX, Mexico
+52 55 5616 0082
Sat 10am - 7pm