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Alley of the Kiss (Callejon del Beso)

Address: Guanajuato, Mexico
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Ranked #16 of 32 Attractions in Guanajuato
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Walking
Owner description: This picturesque alley is so named because it is narrow enough for two lovers to kiss from opposite...
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Walking
Owner description: 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

We were trying to follow our map but got a tiny bit lost, which we find has more benefits than you think. I asked a local (well in my pointing to the map and sign language of a tourist) where this street was. He kindly left his group of friends and walked us to the alley.

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Mackenzie, B. C.
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7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Hard to find, very narrow alley, nice walk, no cost, unless you get a guide. Buddy will take your picture for 5 pesos. Ho hum.

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Chicago, Illinois
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11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

it is a must in Guanajuato, specially if you are traveling as a couple, try to go early in the morning, because it is crowded and you will have to make a line. It is free.

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Ajijic, Mexico
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20 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The night I went to the Callejon del Beso I went with a group of people who had paid a troup of wandering singing minstrels. The Cervantes are much like the student minstrel groups that wander streets in Spain. These young men escorted a group of about 80 tourists through the darkened streets of Guanajuato, we sang, drank wine and... More 

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Guanajuato, Mexico
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10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is one of those unexpected surprises. We had a 12 year old boy as our guy and the story is cute. We were there as couples, so romance was in the air.

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Da Nang, Vietnam
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16 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Guanajuato is filled with narrow lanes, it's part of its charm. If you walk down this little lane you'll see two house across from each other where the balconies are close enough for two lovers to kiss from each their own balconies. Someone decided that there was a legend in this and that's how it became a tourist attraction. If... More 

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Ontario
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4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Lots of nice callejons, this one is not so special. But there is a really great barber shop on the other side of the plaza next to the bank!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This is definitely a Tourist Trap if I have ever seen one! It is worth maybe a brief pass by ... but the small alley tends to get crowded with tourists as it is written up in almost every local tourist guide. Also I am not sure if there is any veracity to the legend that the City claims created... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My special kiss with the love of my life ") The beautiful colors, narrow path, romantic Loved Guanajuato, pictures

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
33 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This place is just overrated. But there's no harm to visit this place. It's one of the Guanajuato experience.

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