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This is essentially Mexico’s Mount Vernon. Allende was internationally famous for his role in Mexico’s independence and this home is not only full of his pageantry but is also an excellent example of a certain lifestyle of the period. English translations on the large placards...More
The Allende house gives a good view of what life was like for this historic family. Rooms are staged to look like they did at the time he grew up there. It is very accessible close to the center of the old town.
“Hic Natus Ubique Notus” and means roughly "here born and in all the world known".
That is the carving above the entrance door to Ignacio Allende's home in San Miguel de Allende (which I think we should translate today as Allende's Saint Michael) - I...More
The de Allende house is an impressive structure. It is tastefully stocked with historical displays of family and area history. There are enough English translations on the information placards to keep one engage even if you don't read Spanish.
As you wind your way around the lower and upper levels of the Allende home you learn the history of the area and of the family's famous son. Many of the videos are in Spanish only but each room has information signs in English as...More
It is a quick historical stop. Built and owned by the richest family in San Miguel at one time. It is a large home. You are only allowed into 2 parts of it. But you can get a feeling for how the wealthy pepople lived...More
This is one of the most pleasant places we visited in the two times we were in SMA. This time we had an English speaking guide, Carlos, and he gave us insight into the life of the owners of the hacienda and let us know...More
This is a self-guided facility. (No audio tours available.) The building has been beautifully preserved. There are many plaques in Spanish and English to help visitors learn the personal history of Allende and what life was like for his family and people of the time....More