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Park in the Plaza - San Miguel de Allende

Lovely central area with shaded park. Lots of restaurants near by. We enjoyed sitting here and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
DianneCGraham
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San Diego, California
Beautiful

This is the way México's towns should look like. Friendly vendors. People enjoying themselves... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
eduardops60
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Mexico City, Mexico
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The city's crowded center plaza is located at the heart of the historic district.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“people watch” (70 reviews)
“break dancers” (11 reviews)
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely central area with shaded park. Lots of restaurants near by. We enjoyed sitting here and watching the people.

Thank DianneCGraham
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the way México's towns should look like. Friendly vendors. People enjoying themselves. Truly wonderful. I love it.

Thank eduardops60
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is always something going on at the Square. It is the center of the city, and where the locals come every night with their families to eat ice cream and play. If you're lucky you'll witness several excellent mariachi bands, or even live music...More

Thank woozel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have dined at El Jardin a few times now and we have not been disappointed. The service is impeccable and the food is always great. I love the Escargot and the Oyster Rockefeller.

Thank krp87b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am certain like most reviewers, this is a must see. In fact, you cannot help but see it while visiting SMA. Everything in this area is beautiful. Sit peacefully under one of these well manicured trees and I hope you'll agree.

Thank jimsnelling
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cute shops, lovely area for all things social. We were lucky enough to be here during a wedding ceremony and procession. So much fun and joy during a special time. Great parade and a donkey carrying tequila shots for ALL!

Thank tampapooch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the town square or central garden where you'll find activity almost any night. Mariachi bands show up, especially on the weekends, to play their popular music for locals (many young couples) and tourists. If you do any walking in SMA, you're bound to...More

Thank crbtravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have never been to Guanajuato it should be on your bucket list. Full of fountains and gardens. Super clean city.

Thank stewmexico2002
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Every time we went by the El Jardin, there was music, a festival, people watching...something. It was GREAT!

Thank delyn35
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

El Jardin (The Garden, because there are so many trees) is the center of activity. There are always people on the benches, street vendors, balloon sellers, and even strolling mariachis at night. Many performances take place on the weekends. It's a great place for people-watching...More

Thank Chelsea42
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bluebird78133
Can you tell me what is the price of the little handmade dolls sold by the Otomi women on the square?
31 January 2017|
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Response from Greekcook | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Can't. My friend bought one and remarked it was surprisingly cheap though.
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Juan A
Is getting around San Miguel De Allende with a baby stroller doable or impossible?
25 October 2016|
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Response from Sandandsun29 | Reviewed this property |
It is totally doable . The cobblestone streets and sidewalks are narrow but accessible
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marsha r
what is the cost of the shuttle to the airport
27 January 2015|
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Response from Achapatsy | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I would strongly recommend Bajio Go, where you can arrange a shuttle to any airport (shared trip or not). New vans and trucks, professional drivers and reasonable prices (U$ 150 for a one-pax one-way trip to DF or half... More
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