Álvaro Obregón

Álvaro Obregón is one of the big unknowns of Mexico City. Officially counting with San Ángel and the enormous Pedregal to the south, to lots of Mexico City residents it's sometimes more of a mystery than it should be.

With an area of some 96.17 square kilometers, the elongated shape of Álvaro Obregón means that a lot of it is still not well known. And road connections to the States of Mexico and Michoacán to the West seem to make it that much further away. The Triangulo mountain is its highest point and that of course is surrounded by forest.

Named for the revolutionary war hero, Álvaro Obregón was actually assassinated within the alcaldia's boundaries. With the Televisa San Angel movie studios and a wealth of neighborhoods, (257 colonias in all), it's an important part of the city. It also includes important neighborhoods in the Santa Fe area and rural towns like San Bartolo Ameyalco and Santa Rosa Xochiac.

Museo Casa Estudio Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo

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Parque de la Bombilla & Álvaro Obregón Monument

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Parque Tarango

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Mercado Santa María Nonoalco

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Los Puentes de Chimalistac

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La Casa O’Gorman

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Mercado 384 Contreras La Cruz

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Ferrocaril Park, La Magdalena Contreras

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Parque Ecológico Batán (Mural Espejo de la Estrella)

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Santa María Nonoalco Church & Neighborhood

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Parroquia Purísima Concepción Tlacopac

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Casa Estudio Max Cetto

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Biblioteca de las Revoluciones de México (INEHRM)

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Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil (MACG)

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Santa Rosa Xochiac, Álvaro Obregón

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Cerro del Judío (Mazatepetl)

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Center for Historical Studies of Mexico: Carlos Slim Foundation

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Museo Soumaya Plaza Loreto

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Museo, Templo y Exconvento de Nuestra Señora del Carmen

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Plaza Loreto Shopping Center

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Mercado Melchor Múzquiz/Mercado de San Ángel

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Bioparque San Antonio

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Plaza San Jacinto

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Centro Cultural Isidro Fabela – Museo Casa del Risco

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