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Most animated plaza in Guanajuato

There is always something going on here. It seems to be the heart of this city where people... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A must do- once

When you walk around the jardin for the first time in the evening it is so much fun. Lots of people... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Guanajuato, Mexico
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All reviews people watch surrounded by restaurants teatro juarez mariachi music lots of restaurants garden plaza beautiful park meeting place heart of the city mexican cities street performers the main square bands trees gazebo benches activity
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is small and well maintained and surrounded by a number of fairly average (at best) restaurants.It is a must see and a pleasant place to relax.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is always something going on here. It seems to be the heart of this city where people waiting to go to the theater or dinner gather before heading out. The place where people gather before going on tours of the city. It is surrounded...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When you walk around the jardin for the first time in the evening it is so much fun. Lots of people and music. The callejonada groups start from here and they get the crowds pumped to sell tickets for the tour. Various musicians stroll by...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pretty typical Mexican plaza with a fountain and a gazebo and well manicured trees. Very busy at night as there are many restaurants and many musicians around.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AndreToronto
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This garden with its unique topiary canopy is in the heart of old Guanajuato. Its close to the catedral and surrounded with shaded benches and restaurants. Its a great place to relax in the cool shade and watch the world go by..

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Love jardin de la union, best place to see everything, good restaurants, get tour packages, mariachi music, all kind of vendors and souvenirs

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lettie Sierra H
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Excellent spot in front of the Juarez Theatre lined with restaurants and plazas. Could spend hours here.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Such a lovely square with many low trimmed trees and marble pavement both of which create a nice cool breezy walkway and a place to sit. Loved the vibe of the place. There are restaurants with terraces, a gazebo, lots of benches to people watch,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kicsinike
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Located in the center of the historic area. Tons of restaurants and shops. Lots of shade. Tourist office on the corner

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank theobo
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

This tree and restaurant lined plaza felt to me like the heart of the city. As the night progresses you will see numerous restaurants filled with people eating late meals on outdoor patios. Also, street performers, mariachis, families, street food vendors, and a fountain. One...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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14 June 2018|
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Response from elenaq_v | Reviewed this property |
I heard it was raining. I would just double check the forecast.
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Response from Carla L |
There is a booth at one of the corners of Jardín de la Unión, right in front of the church. There are bilingual tour guides there with flyers and pictures to show you the different tours they have. There are walking tours or... More