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Address: San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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This mansion is still owned by the family of Manuel Tomas de la Canal, but...

This mansion is still owned by the family of Manuel Tomas de la Canal, but is now open to the public.

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Casa de Mayorazgo Canal is now Casa de Cultura Banamex

It's unfortunate that the listing for this building leads to confusion, even in the tourist materials of the city which calls it a museum but just says "Casa de Canal." It isn't... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 February 2015
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2015

It's unfortunate that the listing for this building leads to confusion, even in the tourist materials of the city which calls it a museum but just says "Casa de Canal." It isn't really a museum, but a wonderful site of Spanish architecture. Even more confusing it faces the "Casa Canal" (which is an old house primarily occupied by a furniture... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2009

There seems to be some confusion here. Yes, the building is open to the public, since it is a branch of the Banamex bank: hardly worth checking out the interior therefore! Best walk round the side into Canal for a glance at the original portal and the exquisitely carved doors. Howevere, I cannot see how this gets listed as one... More 

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