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If you’re a fan of Frida Kahlo, one of Mexico’s most internationally renown artists, Mexico City is the right place to find her. These are seven places you can visit where Frida’s legacy is alive and beautifully represented.
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Museo Casa Estudio Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo
Museo Casa Estudio Diego Rivera y Frida KahloCiudad de México, MexicoThe mythical house of Diego and Frida that was composed of two buildings (one for each) connected together by a bridge, is in the beautiful neighborhood of San Ángel. The couple lived here together for several years.
Museo de Arte Moderno
Museo de Arte ModernoCiudad de México, MexicoThis museum only houses temporary art exhibitions, but it has an amazing collection of Frida Kahlo’s paintings, so, from time to time, it’s possible to admire great pieces of her as part of the current exhibition.
Casa de Cultura Jesús Reyes Heroles
Casa de Cultura Jesús Reyes HerolesCiudad de México, MexicoThis beautiful cultural venue is located in Coyoacán neighborhood. It offers dance, music, theater and fine arts classes. In the middle of its peaceful garden you can find a sculpture of Frida sitting on a bench with Diego Rivera standing by her side.
Frida Kahlo Museum
Frida Kahlo MuseumCiudad de México, MexicoThis spot is a “must-see” in Coyoacán neighborhood and one of the most visited museums in Mexico. The “blue house”, as it is known, was the place where Mexican artist Frida Kahlo borned, died and lived for some time with Diego Rivera.
Frida Kahlo Park
Museo Mural Diego Rivera
Museo Mural Diego RiveraCiudad de México, MexicoThis place houses an amazing mural of Diego Rivera where 400 years of Mexican history is covered. Lots of historical Mexican characters are displayed in the mural, among them, Frida Kahlo.