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Wonderfully mixed cultures

San MIguel is, by reputation and in actuality, a gathering point for the ex-pat community. El... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Marc N
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
The bright, bustling center of San Miguel

El Jardin is the unforgettable and very photogenic center of the town, The color, diversity of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
JoanJ77
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Newhall, California
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The city's crowded center plaza is located at the heart of the historic district.
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  • Average2%
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“people watch” (85 reviews)
“break dancers” (11 reviews)
“shoes shined” (7 reviews)
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

San MIguel is, by reputation and in actuality, a gathering point for the ex-pat community. El Jardin gathers those ex-pats, but also gathers the local and indigenous communities. You could spend an entire day watching the parade of humanity, from the eager-eyed and -eared gringo...More

Thank Marc N
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Reviewed 4 days ago

El Jardin is the unforgettable and very photogenic center of the town, The color, diversity of people, and wonderful music (usually mariachi bands both day and night) make it an exciting, happening place at any time of day or night, but especially on the weekends.

Thank JoanJ77
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Reviewed 1 week ago

San Miguels main plaza is small, and lovely, between the great views of the church (must see lit up at night) and all the different "events" from Mariachi playing to occasional dancing or festivals it is a great location to take in the feel of...More

Thank David A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You will walk thru several place because is surrounded by must-see places. You can visit, eat and shop around. At night you can also see and listen some mariachis!

Thank Sebastián B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the park in the very center of town ... a chance to relax in a way you just might not have experienced before ... are you in a scene from a movie, fantasyland, or ... you decide you can sit on a bench and people...More

Thank cosmiced
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little central square surrounded by restaurants, coffee shops, and the church. Good for people watching. Lots of vendors here during the day and night.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved San Miguel soon much. Second time visiting and I loved it even more the second time. High-end shopping with delicious restaurants!

Thank Janicefosterhess
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to just sit and people watch. Mariachi's, beautiful vista, great vibes....Great for evey age.

Thank Diana D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a garden square at the top of a hill in San Miguel. A great square to hang out in and watch the world go by. Just being there gets you into the spirit of Mexico. Breathe it in and slow down.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The park is in the middle of town .its a great place to meet a friend or people watch .There are restaurants and shops plus theCathedral surrounding the parque . Years ago young men and women would go on Sunday's to walk the park to...More

Thank elizabethdonovan
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Marc S
28 November 2017|
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Response from Panamajoe2017 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there must be as I talked to someone on a rental bike yesterday at the Mirador. Just google bicycle rentals.
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bluebird78133
31 January 2017|
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Response from Greekcook | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Can't. My friend bought one and remarked it was surprisingly cheap though.
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Juan A
25 October 2016|
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Response from Sandandsun29 | Reviewed this property |
It is totally doable . The cobblestone streets and sidewalks are narrow but accessible
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