Town of Coyoacan - Mexico City (24 images)

Buy Slideshow Download
View: 100 | All
Coyoacan's name comes from Nahuatl it likely meaning "place of coyotes". Hernán Cortes and the Spanish conquistadors used this area as a headquarters during the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. They also made it the first capital of New Spain between 1521 and 1523. In recent times, has been a counterculture hotbed and where Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera lived, a few blocks away from Leon Trotsky. Due the historic and cultural relevance, their homes are now the Frida...
more »