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Better than a Plaza Mayor.

This garden with its unique topiary canopy is in the heart of old Guanajuato. Its close to the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
jeffrey h
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Cervantino vacay

Love jardin de la union, best place to see everything, good restaurants, get tour packages... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lettie Sierra H
San Bernardino, California
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This popular plaza is the center of social activity in the city.
Guanajuato, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days 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..

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Lettie Sierra H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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

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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

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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

1  Thank zooeyii
Reviewed 9 September 2018

This is the go-to spot in Guanajuato. There are musicians, bars, restaurants, and the estudiantinas. I loved going here at night just to utilize all my senses at this friendly and engaging big square. You must visit!

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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

I painted in the Jardin twice while I was there, once with an easel an oils looking up between the church and Teatro Juarez at Pipila and the other, with a sketch pad and watercolors on a park bench in late afternoon capturing the vibrant...More

Thank Innovasia
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Jardin de la Union is quintessential Guanajuato. This is the center of activity for the city -- not the only place by any means, but it's definitely the epicenter of tourism (very few Americans), Mariachi music, political activism, outdoor dining, and dancing to band performances...More

4  Thank Cherry_Wonderdog
Reviewed 3 August 2018

There's about 5 jardines/plazas all really close to each other, but Jardin de la Union is the main one. You'll know you're at the Jardin if you find yourself in front of the famous Teatro Juarez. This jardin is surrounded by the fancier hotels and...More

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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