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Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel

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Address: North side of El Jardin, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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Built in 1683, this pastel pink church is the city's most recognizable...

Built in 1683, this pastel pink church is the city's most recognizable landmark.

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Lovely park where you can relax

What's not to love about this center of the town where everyone gathers to visit, gaze at the remarkable cathedral, people watch and participate in local festivities? Just... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Kingston, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What's not to love about this center of the town where everyone gathers to visit, gaze at the remarkable cathedral, people watch and participate in local festivities? Just wonderful!

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new york city
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the main church in SMA. It's a gothic designed front that was added to a 300 year old original. It has a very interesting history as it was designed by a local resident with no formal architectural training.

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Oregon Coast, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This cathedral is unusual and amazing. One can't be in San Miguel without going to this church, it is unique.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You'd be a fool to miss this whilst in San Miguel de Allende. You can go inside at certain times but its nice just to sit outside in the square too

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The church anchors San Miguel and acts as a beacon from whatever vantage point you are in town. Be prepared to snap lots of photos...it is striking against the MSA blue sky. The park area in front is always filled with tourists..locals and vendors....lending a festive atmosphere everyday. Our rented home hada wonderful mirador and watching the fireworks over the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fascinating story about the building of the bell towers. Architect had no education and showed workers what to do everyday with a stick in sand. Inside as interesting as outside. Take the historical tour offered M-W-F to learn more. Must see

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not the Vatican, but very pretty. Definitely worth seeing if you are in SMdA. The city is quite beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had to check out the main church in San Miguel ... it will take your breath away ! Over 100 years old, but incredible effort and detail went into creating an enormous, very ornate church !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WOW! This church has left me speechless. San Miguel is such an amazing town that this church just adds that much to its beauty. The town is filled with tourist and a lot of American Retirees that it feels like you are in the states.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Parroquia became like a friend as our 2 weeks in SMA progressed. Seeing the Parroquia from any spot in the city became a major point of reference. The building is magnificent and the interior is understated compared to the grand cathedrals of Europe but that was actually something I appreciated.

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