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Pueblo de Santiago

Carretera Federal No. 85 | 36 Km. al sureste de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico
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Ranked #8 of 63 Attractions in Monterrey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
Description: A touristy town with cobbled streets and colonial buildings.
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USA
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499 reviews 499 reviews
175 attraction reviews
313 helpful votes 313 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Even though it will be CROWDED it is better to go on weekends, lots of locals selling art craft and you can find anything you want around there from antiques to fine art crafts, be cautious with your surroundings and DO NOT get away from the main strip where everyone is, you might get kidnapped. so BE CAREFUL but enjoy... More

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Monterrey, Mexico
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Walking around in Santiago can be a good way to change gears and forget Monterrey's high pace and prevalent traffic. You can buy a few things at the central Plaza such as jewelry, and handcrafts, but be aware that you are going overpay compared to Los Cavazos, a few kilometers away. A few years back, it used to be a... More

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Klang, Selangor, Malaysia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Its a simple old town. You can find the fascinating view of the La Boca from here. You can buy some local food and souvenir here with a reasonable price. You may also grab a chance to ride on a horse nearby.

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takeitallin14
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117 reviews 117 reviews
60 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

This place is worth the ride to go see. Historic little square, beautiful church, great restaurant, artisans and a great view. Put it on the list.

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Legnica, Poland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

I was there 2 times in Sept. 2012. It is very nice place with an amazing view of the lake. It is good when you can go to the restaurant "Las Palomas".

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Monterrey, Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Just a very nice village to visit, I would recommend staying on the hotel on main square. Many outdoor activities around there

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Monterrey, Mexico
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130 reviews 130 reviews
71 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

It was officially declared "a magic town", what means its a tiny mexican town with old flavour and worth a visit. Then, 3 years ago, the area became dangerous because if was caught in the middle of the drug dealers war. It´s slowly coming back to life.

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Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

I love this town! It reminds me of old mexico with the old church and little plaza and the setting of the mountains in the background. It is a great change from the modern monterrey and is worth a day trip or a trip for breakfast!

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Culiacan, Mexico
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Insecurity. Drug dealers are there and passing through all day. You cannot visit it at night. It's dangerous. People are robbed and kidnapped

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Mexico
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

I used to live around "La villa" and my daughter as married from the beautiful church. It is a nice trip out of the city and only about 30 minutes to get there. Nice restaurant Las Palomas. After looking around take a trip to Horsetail Falls, Plan to visit during the morning and daytime. Market in Los Cavazos on the... More

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