San Rafael was established in the late 19th century as one of the first stately neighborhoods outside of the city center. Located off of the bourgeois-hipster Condesa-Roma circuit, it maintains a residential calm. With a mix of architectural styles, hidden galleries, and half a dozen theaters, this is a pleasant ‘hood to spend an afternoon walking through. Don't skip checking out the abandoned, magnificent Cine Opera theater.
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