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“small town”(4 reviews)
“old church”(3 reviews)
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A touristy town with cobbled streets and colonial buildings.
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Carretera Federal No. 85 | 36 Km. al sureste de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Typical mexican small town; great for a walk around the central square which is surrounded by many delicious restaurants that go from italian, typical mexican and international food; on the weekends they have a street market where you can find craft products; the church is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank memcastillo
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Santiago is full of colors and life. There’s not much to see as it is a small town, but what’s there to see is enough. You can visit the church, el mirador, see the stores and markets they have, walk its streets, eat delicious ice...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lore G
Reviewed 27 August 2018

its a little town just outside monterrey city, got this beautiful little houses with rock paths, you can enjoy a lake, a watterfall, rivers and beautiful landscapes ,, you have to try diversity of gastronomy its just wonderful

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank irmaala79
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Good, more unique stalls for arts, crafts & foods. the church is beautiful. More colonial spanish feels. It is small, so, wouldn't recommend more than a few hours/half a day here. The italian restaurant was great! I'm unsure of the name, but it opposite the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank _tone_ay
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Santiago is an old town with character. There is an old church that really gives the town personality. Little museums are free and interesting and there is a great view of the dam.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lathra628
Reviewed 31 May 2018

My girlfriend and I took a bus there from the center all bus station I’m Monterrey. It took us about 1 hour to get there. The ride went fast because of all the mountain scenery along the way. We got off the bus on the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Ran V
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

This place is small but pretty have a lot good restaurants around and the ice creams is the best is nice place to take pictures and learn more about history, I have good time .

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank yomar6
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is a really nice place to visit. It is a magic town (pueblo mágico), conveniently located about 30 minutes away from Monterrey. The old town square area has a church, a plaza/park to walk and a few restaurantes ranging from Mexican to Italian. There...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank JesusFK
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Very beautiful!! great place to take pictures and admire the architecture of the church and the wonderful town. Delicious restaurant to have lunch or dinner... love it

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Chivi13
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Very nice and calm, lots of restaurants and drinks. Some weekends expositions and shows take place here. Very good place to explore near Monterrey.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank othonmt
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We found a small house to rent in Villa. Thank you.
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