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Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

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Ranked #1 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
Category: Equestrian Trails
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Ranked #2 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
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Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings

Regarded as the symbol of San Miguel, this pastel pink and orange neo-Gothic confection dates from the late 19th century and is said to have been built by an indigenous stonemason... more »

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Ranked #3 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #4 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
Category: Other; Shops; Art Galleries
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Ranked #5 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas

Santuario Canada de la Virgin. Get in touch with nature - espace the cafe life of San Miguel!  A little promoted but wonderful slow paced, huge nature reservation run by an... more »

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Ranked #6 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Specialty Shops

Throughout Mexico, the word "Zócalo" is used for the main plaza or square. in San Miguel de Allende it's the name of one of the town's excellent craft stores. San Miguel's main... more »

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Ranked #7 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas

At the heart of San Miguel's historic centre sits the Jardín: not strictly speaking a garden but the town's main plaza, pedestrianised on three sides and busy day and night. Great... more »

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Ranked #8 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks
Owner description: El Charco del Ingenio is a botanical garden and nature preserve just a few minutes from the historical city of San Miguel de... more » Owner description: El Charco del Ingenio is a botanical garden and nature preserve just a few minutes from the historical city of San Miguel de Allende. The name comes from a spring-fed pool nestled in an impressive canyon. With great biodiversity, many different species of native plants and animals are in the canyon, the wetlands and the dry scrubland. El Charco hosts an extensive botanical collection made up of cacti and other succulent Mexican plants, many of which are rare, threatened or in danger of extinction. This is a place that was sanctified as a Peace Zone by the Dalai Lama, where you can enjoy the Conservatory of Mexican Plants, scenic overlooks, historic sites, trails, Interactive Garden for Children, camping zone, cafeteria & gift shop, as well as different activities like guided tours, sweat-lodge, workshops, concerts, full moon ceremonies and more. « less
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Ranked #9 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
Category: Libraries
Run by volunteers, this library is the second largest bilingual library in Mexico.
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Ranked #10 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks

Attractive, leafy park a short walk from the Jardín. Has a popular basket ball court, early morning exercise classes. Young lads honing their bullfighting skills (without the... more »

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Ranked #11 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #12 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
Category: Spas

La Gruta is the only hotspring directly on the San Miguel-Dolores road. Indoor and outdoor pools, grassy verges with recliners and a small cafe/restaurant on site. Admission... more »

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Ranked #13 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
Category: Educational Sites
One of the town's premier language schools.
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Ranked #14 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
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Ranked #15 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
Category: Educational Sites
This school offers a variety of language classes.
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Ranked #16 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
Category: Movie Theaters
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Ranked #17 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
Category: Religious Sites
This 18th-century church, built in the architectural style called churrigueresque, contains several pieces of well-known art.
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Ranked #18 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
Category: Horseback Riding Stables

3 Señores is the original horseback riding company in San Miguel de Allende, and  is a small family owned and operated business, serving the community for over 16 years.  The... more »

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Ranked #19 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
Category: History Museums
Owner description: The birthplace of Ignacio Allende, a hero of the Mexican Revolution, is now a museum that documents the history of the... more » Owner description: The birthplace of Ignacio Allende, a hero of the Mexican Revolution, is now a museum that documents the history of the region from ancient times through independence. « less
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Ranked #20 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
Category: Architectural Buildings; Educational Sites
This famous school offers arts, writing and language classes.
Ranked #21 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
Category: Historic Sites; Museums
Owner description: The birthplace of Ignacio Allende, one of the leaders of the War of Independence, is now a museum dedicated to this national... more » Owner description: The birthplace of Ignacio Allende, one of the leaders of the War of Independence, is now a museum dedicated to this national hero. « less
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Ranked #22 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
Ranked #23 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
Category: Architectural Buildings

San Miguel's premier school for the arts offers classes in photography, sculpture, music, dance and painting. Located in an old convent, it has a pretty patio, open to the public... more »

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Ranked #24 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
Category: Water Parks
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Ranked #25 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: This 17th-century church was built only after a protracted struggle to gain the land where a church built by Indians had... more » Owner description: This 17th-century church was built only after a protracted struggle to gain the land where a church built by Indians had previously stood. « less
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Ranked #26 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
Category: Religious Sites

Its neoclassical dome can be seen far and wide and was supposedly modelled on Les Invalides in Paris. Has a fine interior. The adjoining convent now houses Bellas Artes (qv... more »

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Ranked #27 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
Category: Playgrounds
Owner description: ROOMBO is a state-of-the art child center in San Miguel de Allende offering learning and play opportunities for families with... more » Owner description: ROOMBO is a state-of-the art child center in San Miguel de Allende offering learning and play opportunities for families with children aged 0 to 8. In addition to pay-as-you-go play programs, Roombo offers year-round classes in early stimulation, arts & crafts, dance/ movement, games, theater, science, singing and more! Summer and school-vacation camps provide kids with dynamic opportunities to interact with other kids and meet unique counselors and special guest teachers. « less
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Ranked #28 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: This ornate 18th-century chapel is a reproduction of the Holy House in Italy that is said to be a replica of Mary's house in... more » Owner description: This ornate 18th-century chapel is a reproduction of the Holy House in Italy that is said to be a replica of Mary's house in Nazareth. « less
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Ranked #29 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
Category: Religious Sites
Father Juan Benito Díaz de Gamarra, an important philosopher, once taught at this old church.
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Ranked #30 of 44 attractions in San Miguel de Allende
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