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Instituto Allende

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Address: Ancha de San Antonio, 22 | San Miguel de Allende, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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8:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Activities: Leisure education, Arts and crafts
Description: This famous school offers arts, writing and language classes.

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Organic market bliss

Don't miss the organic market on Saturday mornings. This is another great place to meet people who have made SM their home. Bring an appetite as the breakfast selections are not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Don't miss the organic market on Saturday mornings. This is another great place to meet people who have made SM their home. Bring an appetite as the breakfast selections are not only delicious but CHEAP!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The Instituto Allende is beautiful. They hold a craft market in the main open area. Lots of beautiful things to buy. Hand made arts and crafts and at good prices. Go back to the back patio to see another great view of the church.

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Rosarito, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We really y enjoy visiting the allende Family history and visiting their home . Interesting if you like me I an history

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is the former art school. It is very pretty and the murals are so incredible. It does not take much time to see this.

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Austin, Texas, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We have enjoyed going to the Instituto many times to view what they are showing in the gallery, cultural festivals, and enjoying the cafe drinks and items offered for eating. I had a green drink that was so good! I cannot remember what was in it but it was healthy and refreshing.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The Instituto Allende is an icon in San Miguel, which has attracted many expats with artistic orientation to move there. You walk in its yards and see many people painting and you have to appreciate their artistry. On a side note, on what used to be Institute land, a very nice hotel, Rosewood San Miguel, open a short time back.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Though Luna Tapas Bar and the Mirador inch ahead a bit in terms of view, the Instituto is definitely in third place. The back terrace has a gorgeous view of the Parroquia, day and night, and with the jacarandas in bloom up the hillside only added to the scene. I love the galleries here, too, and the relaxing atmosphere. Even... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The building is beautiful. It's divided into two parts. There are shops, restaurants, and display places in one building. The other building has various art, weaving, painting, and silver classes. The grounds are gorgeous and very inspiring for art students. Lots of plants and trees and, of course, cobblestones.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

The Instituto is above and beyond. Every time I have been visiting San Miguel I have always Visited this first class structure

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Jupiter, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

So much history of Old Mexico, this building must be 400 years old, can't help to visit every time I go to San Miguel.

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Additional Information about Instituto Allende

Address: Ancha de San Antonio, 22 | San Miguel de Allende, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  San Miguel de Allende
Open Hours:
Monday 8:30 am - 2:00 pm  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 2:00 pm  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 2:00 pm  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 2:00 pm  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 2:00 pm  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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