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Centre of a beautiful city

The zocalo is really just the centre of what is a very pretty town. It's a beautiful plaza with a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
James H
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Noosa Heads
via mobile
A good spot to wander

San Miguel is fairly small . It's easy to wander around the different areas . There are many shops... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
elizabethdonovan
,
Seattle, Washington
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“people watching” (12 reviews)
“la parroquia” (7 reviews)
“called el” (4 reviews)
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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"people watching"
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"la parroquia"
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"called el"
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"the main square"
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"post card"
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"mexican standards"
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"y el"
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"plaza principal"
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"mexican towns"
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"san miguel"
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"watch the world"
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"wander around"
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"centre of town"
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"great place to see"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The zocalo is really just the centre of what is a very pretty town. It's a beautiful plaza with a nice park in the centre. It is surrounded by wonderful colonial buildings and some nice cafes to sit in and people watch.

Thank James H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

San Miguel is fairly small . It's easy to wander around the different areas . There are many shops as you explore I love San Miguel Zocolo because you see beautiful architecture and find little restaurants and interesting shops I have been going to San...More

Thank elizabethdonovan
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

as are most zocalos in Mexico. There are too many Norte Americanos here for my personal taste but it still retains the colonial feeling with plenty of surrounding places to eat or shop as well as benches on which to sit and just watch the...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

The grand zocalo of Mexico's capital, the Constitutional Plaza has been the heart of the city since Aztec times. In fact, this plaza was the first zocalo to be called a zocalo or socle which refers to a plain square block that serves as a...More

Thank Gary L
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

San Miguel and particularly the Zocalo is amazing! Everything about this town is over the top wonderful! Go here soon!

Thank Dwarg
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

well, i probably don't need to add anymore praise to this place. it's worth a visit! great weather, beautifully kept, safe and relaxing. just walk 15 minutes further if you want to get away from the other tourists. ;)

Thank 3amcarrie
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

Compared to other plazas/zocalos in Mexico, San Miguel's jardin is average. Pleasant enough, and lively on most nights with the Mariachi's. Packed with Mexican tourists on the weekends.

Thank BudAikenhead
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

What a beautiful and colonial plaza, it brought back many childhood memories. Great place to sit down with your significant other, enjoy the city, people watch and at night listen to the multiple mariachi bands!!!

Thank Leon A
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

It's official, I now have a favorite city in Mexico and it is San Miguel de Allende. I could easily live in this location as it is so beautiful and full of life. The center of town is always filled with music and merriment and...More

1  Thank RishaLinda
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

A lovely space capped off, of course, by the beautiful Parroquia. Great for eating drinking, people watching, newspaper reading, listening to music, etc. etc. Oh, and you will take a lot of photos!

1  Thank Wendyk9
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Maureen K
12 February 2015|
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Response from bpolt |
The "zocalo" is the main square of a city or town. In San Miguel de Allende it is called "El Jardín", officially "Jardín Allende". On a map you will find it in the "Centro"...the center of the town. Its address is Portal de... More
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