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Address: San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

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Excellent, manicured plaza with wonderful opportunities for people watching!

Excellent, manicured plaza with wonderful opportunities for people watching! It is called El Jardín in Spanish!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Excellent, manicured plaza with wonderful opportunities for people watching! It is called El Jardín in Spanish!

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New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Called the Jardine. Right in front of La Parroquia (beautiful cathedral). Nice trees and a gazebo. Get a shoeshine. Catch a cab. Sit and watch the people. Great meeting place for a day or evening out and about. Lots of restaurants closeby. And hotels. Right in the centre of town.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I love the zocalo in Mexican towns, whether it's called the Jardin, Plaza Principal, or whatever, and San Miguel's Jardin is the place to be. I can't think of any other place that is so alive! Vibrant, colorful, noisy -- mariachi bands, mojigangas, children chasing balloons, couples strolling, sometimes a wedding party/procession...you never know what's going to happen, but you... More 

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Guadalajara,Mexico
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33 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

You must not miss spending some time people watching in the center of town; there were 8 pm evening entertainers when we were there and everyone was having a good time.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Great mix of buildings and a place to people watch, listen to music and stroll under the trees. Buy a ice cream from the street venders.

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Toluca, Mexico
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85 reviews 85 reviews
64 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Whatever you do or wherever you go, it's a must to start in the Zocalo. If you wake up early at the morning you can roam around it and find a nice place to have breakfast. If you go out at night, you'll find the Mariach always eager to play a couple of Ranchero songs. What is more, after coming... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The Zocalo is the center of many attractions and options. The Palace has many Diego Rivera murals and has a lovely courtyard where you can wander around and contemplate all you saw in those murals. The tour busses leave from the Zocalo to many must see stops. You can walk down any side street and be in the middle of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Would start my day early and have an over night trip so you can appreciate the night light of the churches. Beautiful hidden place.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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39 reviews 39 reviews
3 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

If you ask me what San Miguel is about, I will immediately refer you to the town square "Zocalo". This place is as charming as it could be, with a lovely park and bungalow right in front of the beautiful parroquia de san miguel arcangel. The town square is surrounded by shops ( some are nice and some are just... More 

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Valencia, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

Lots and lots of people especialy now in semana santa. Sellers all around the cathedral and they have almost every day an exhibition in the main square. Actually the centre of the old aztec empire. On the right side lays the templo mayor ruins of the aztec capital.also recomended the walk street of Madero which connects the cathedral with the... More 

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