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Alley of the Kiss (Callejon del Beso)

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Address: Guanajuato, Mexico
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This picturesque alley is so named because it is narrow enough for two...

This picturesque alley is so named because it is narrow enough for two lovers to kiss from opposite sides of the street.

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Guanajuato has so many tourist features and this small Alley of the Kiss, Callejon del Beso, is really a tourist feature, but unlike Rome´s Trevi Fountain, this is a small out of... read more

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Ajijic, Mexico
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Ajijic, Mexico
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Guanajuato has so many tourist features and this small Alley of the Kiss, Callejon del Beso, is really a tourist feature, but unlike Rome´s Trevi Fountain, this is a small out of the way alley that promises fifteen years of continued love to the person you kiss while in the confines of this alley. Of course there is the legend... More 

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San Diego
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114 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

walk up, see the horde of people, avoid the guys trying to sell you this and that, take a quick picture, take off Unless you're dying to get a picture up in the alley or on the balcony, I wouldn't really mark this as a must visit place. At least it's not too far off the main road, so it... More 

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We first found it whilst wandering on the streets at midnight. It was so full that you couldn't even breathe, and night or day couples line up (don't underestimate the queues) to take a photo under the famous balconies.

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Thank Alexandra A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get ready for lots of walking, but worth it. At night they have the servantino which entertains you and they take you on a wild walking ride! Be ready to sing and understand their stories in Spanish, wish there was one in English so my in-law could understand!

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Mississauga, Canada
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Guanajuato city’s legend is very romantic and very sad...listening I could associate it with the story about Romeo and Juliet. Of course, every place has its history and this one true or just invented became an attractive tell and the excuse for young people to go there and kiss their beloved. Some reviewers mentioned that the place is terrible,... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this place in April of 2017 and loved it the story behind El callejón del beso will make you fall in love all over again his a must see attraction in Guanajuato

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Antwerp, Belgium
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's worth coming with a Estudiantina during a callejoneada. Otherwise you might be somewhat disappointed of how dirty and small it is. It's necessary to know the story through a Estudiantina that you can start in from of the San Diego Church.

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Thank tichyeia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Is a lovely hallway, very romantic story but always with a huge queue the best hour to hit is by the morning before 9.

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Thank Maya P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

A lovely spot for a smooch and a photo. We went at 9am and there was no queue. A man there to take photos for you for a small fee if you need it. If you go late afternoon expect to wait your turn.

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los angeles ca
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Charmin little place to visit in the heart of the city....a must when in guanajuato...for a small donation there's many teens willing to tell you a bit of background on how this place got its name...its nice that they let you go up and snap your picture for free.

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