The 11 Tlalpan Pueblos Originarios are especially recognized original villages. Together, they map a fascinating historical and cultural vision of the south of Mexico City. They range from the ancient to the colonial, to just one founded in the 19th century.
A few in the north are almost subsumed within the urban area of Mexico City. Many more are scattered across the laps of the multiple volcanoes to the south. And all of these historical towns have some historical relationship with the colonial city of San Agustin de las Cuevas, today called the Centro de Tlalpan.
Your last stop on the Cuernavaca Railroad Bikeway is a rugged old railroad town.
High in the hills near Ajusco, one Tlalpan town still keeps a reputation for independence and shelter.
One of Tlalpan's most dynamic original villages, somehow San Pedro just keeps getting better.
Among the oldest of the traditionally popular towns on the slopes of the Xitla volcano.
On the shoulder of the volcano, a rugged little village keeps making history.
Delightfully rugged and whipped by the wind off the volcanos, some little towns are too much to miss.
A surprisingly posh corner of Tlalpan is actually one of the original villages.
__ San Miguel Ajusco is one of the original towns of Tlalpan. It’s best known as a first…
One of Tlalpan's original villages, this one is crowded with bicyclists on the ride of their lives.
A homey little town on your way to the park, this Ajusco may be the most classic pueblito…