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Heart of the city

This tree and restaurant lined plaza felt to me like the heart of the city. As the night progresses... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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I loved it!

This is the go-to spot in Guanajuato. There are musicians, bars, restaurants, and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
james p
Petaluma, California
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This popular plaza is the center of social activity in the city.
Guanajuato, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!

Thank james p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Urbanpeasant
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Posada Santa Fe and enjoyed the Jardín de la Union with it music, its closeness to the teatro Juarez and its restaurants. We hired a mariachi to sing for us while enjoying drinks Pasada Santa Fe’s the restaurant on the plaza. It...More

Thank EA R
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Wonderful plaza in city center with shaded areas and many shaded benches surrounded by hoteles and benches across from the city center.

1  Thank rfenton231
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed seeing the sights this city offered. Mariachi bands played at the square and the colorful buildings were so beautiful.

1  Thank Mary I
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Not to be missed. Shaded benches under thick laurel trees. Friendly people and interesting people watching. Recommend.

1  Thank packcal p
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

The garden is just a few steps from the hotel we are staying. It's next to the Juarez theatre. It's also a center point where the estudiantil cervantino meets for the traditional callejóniada.

1  Thank N G
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14 June 2018|
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Response from Elena 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