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Jardin de la Union

Guanajuato, Mexico
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Ranked #2 of 30 attractions in Guanajuato
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Description: This popular plaza is the center of social activity in the city.
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Nashville, Tennessee
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The beautiful chalk bottomed, square topped (no kidding) trees that line the street surrounding the garden can't hide the beautiful sounds, smells and people of this central place in Guanajuato. Bands are waiting to play at your request or someone else's :) There are excellent but pricey for the region restaurants, street vendors selling everything from fresh corn to jewelry.... More

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Austin, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Sit in the evening and listen to all the diff music going on simultaneously- mariachi, norteno, solo guitar singer at the various restaurants or int he park itself.. tons of fun to watch people here.

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Littleton, Colorado
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Small shady, tree lined triangle in the center of the city; the center of action on the weekend, complete with park benches, gardens, a band stand, singing groups, restaurants, historic sites and mariachi bands galore. You should not miss this in a visit to GTO. One of the best locations for people watching in Mexico. On the weekend, this plaza... More

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Guanajuato, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Music music music... and food and people. This is a great place for people watching or to hang out with friends.

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Oxnard, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
10 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

lots going on over there. lots of different music and bars, as well as restuarants. the triangle shape i wouldnt recommend staying in a hotel in the jardin, but fun place to hang out at!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Early morning, you see vendors setting up, waiters transforming sidewalks into outdoor restaurants. The restaurants are a little more upscale in this area, but still affordable. Into the evening you see college students splitting their time between the theatre and the jardin, only a small street separating them. Depending on the day, it can be either empty, with few in... More

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Jackson Hole, Wyoming
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

The Jardin de la Union is a great place to hang out while in Guanajuato: morning, en la tarde o en la noche! Always something going on. J and I love the afternoons as the vendors are about and the students are a roaming! Much fun to people watch. If you have lunch or dinner at Casa Valadez on corner... More

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Orange County, CA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Great to sit around, enjoy people watching and all the music, either by the fountain or nearby outdoor cafes, or even by the benches.

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Ajijic, Mexico
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

The Jardin is where it all happens. Music, Mime, performers, Mariachis's from early morning til late late at night. Also a good please to find out about the local concerts, films, and art shows in town. Stop for a beer or margarita and watch the world go by

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Downey, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Everytime I come here I cant believe that its real! The atmosphere is friendly and romantic!! There are vendors selling Art, Candy and much more! Its simply beatiful!

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