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Tlalpan

Matamoros 204, Col. Tlalpan Centro, Mexico City, Mexico
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A colonial town within a city

A friend of mine suggested I visit Tlalpan as I was avoiding the centre of Mexico City due to the... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2016
BeccaMex
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Old City Feeling, with lots to do and eat.

Tlalpan is a wonderful attraction to spend the afternoon, there are many to experience traditional... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2015
ivanmare
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Hermanus, South Africa
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A large suburb of Mexico City, located on the city's southern border.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
8 Mar 2016
“A colonial town within a city”
8 Nov 2015
“Old City Feeling, with lots to do and eat.”
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Matamoros 204, Col. Tlalpan Centro, Mexico City, Mexico
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Reviewed 9 March 2016

A friend of mine suggested I visit Tlalpan as I was avoiding the centre of Mexico City due to the pope's visit. I took a taxi to the main plaza and from the moment I stepped out of the taxi I was enthralled. You would...More

1  Thank BeccaMex
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Tlalpan is a wonderful attraction to spend the afternoon, there are many to experience traditional Mexican foods and very good coffee. The park has a big play area, with loads to do for the kids to enjoy themselves. It is easy to visit and one...More

1  Thank ivanmare
Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

The centre of Tlalpan is a great jewel with some small restaurants, cafes, and street vendors bordering the main plaza. The old city hall (now the delegado office) is beautifully illuminated at night creating a wonderful backdrop for the occasional street performer. There is a...More

2  Thank TheVeggieBond
Reviewed 4 January 2015

With the Metrobus, Tlalpan is now easy destination. Take the bus south on Insurgentes until the Fuentes Brotantes stop near the end of the line. Walk about 10 minutes to the east and you'll find the center of Tlalpan. It has been described as how...More

1  Thank Grousedoctor
Reviewed 26 December 2014 via mobile

Tlalpan is a borough in Mexico City, south. There are many small restaurants in the area and it is hard to know which one is good, clean, and safe. I always want to go into the small places, the kind with metal tables and the...More

1  Thank Femalebusnstravel
Reviewed 27 March 2014

I think it's awesome how you can see so much variety in Mexico City. Tlalpan feels like it would be more at home in Guanajuato or Michoacán! It has a lovely small town feeling to it. The day we went they had a tianguis in...More

2  Thank roguephysicist
Reviewed 21 January 2014

We went to the Bosque de Tlalpan with some visiting some family ... I had never been even after years in the DF. It was impressive and very well maintained park with impressive gardens and pine forest (where the name is derived). If you want...More

1  Thank METRUN360
Reviewed 16 March 2013

The old village of Tlalpan has conserved its charm over the years. The square is a lot less busy than Coyoacán or San Angel on a Saturday or Sunday, it is also much more compact, but still offering a selection of coffee shops, restaurants and...More

3  Thank alexfm
Reviewed 13 February 2013

It's a nice place but the traffic is a drag. However, the bosques de tlalpan is an excellent spot to run or just walk.

1  Thank joymorones
Reviewed 20 June 2012

Prety quiet village square in the south of the city. Was a separate village - now subsumed into Mexico City - an oasis with some good local restaurants

2  Thank Mark C
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Tlalpan
Time seems to have frozen in several areas that still
remain true to what Tlalpan once was, but the clock is
still ticking in the relaxed environment that makes it
the perfect neighborhood for friends, couples and
families who love to explore at their own pace. Plaza
de la Constitución is where everyone gathers on
weekends to listen to live music and where some of the
best coffee shops, restaurants and bookstores satisfy
...More
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