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Pueblo de Santiago

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Address: Carretera Federal No. 85 | 36 Km. al sureste de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico
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A touristy town with cobbled streets and colonial buildings.

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Quaint town with impressive view

Santiago is a beautiful, colorful and a very clean town. Take a walk around to experience its atmosphere. From downtown there is an access to an area where the sight is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Arnoldo84
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Santiago is a beautiful, colorful and a very clean town. Take a walk around to experience its atmosphere. From downtown there is an access to an area where the sight is spectacular. Both to the mountain ranges and to Presa la Boca.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for peace and tranquility, the look around walk, go into the chapel and enjoy the homemade ice cream.

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Laredo, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're in Monterrey, Mexico for a few days, try to get to Villa de Santiago, preferably on a Sunday for a taste of Old Mexico. You need to visit the Main Plaza in front of the town's church on the hill. You may be treated to music in the Plaza or a "fair" where venders are selling traditional toys,... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the favorite destination of the Regios (people from Monterrey). Usually it is really crowded during the weekends but it is worth it. It have a great lookout where you can see Presa de la Boca (Boca Damn) and part of the town. It has a little plaza and a lovely church. It has a lovely architecture all around... More 

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San Luis Potosi, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

This is a small beautiful town about half an hour away from Monterrey, with a nice square and streets but specially good food, you should totally visit for the morning if you have time in Monterrey.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Nice place to visit with friends and family. Love the new restaurants and bars. The Saturday night sounds are great.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

If you have the chance to go to la carretera like we call the way to go away from the busy city to la presa de la boca lake, you need to stop in la Villa de Santiago its a Magical Mexican Villa you can go also to la casa de la abuela and you better try this corn bread... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

The church is fairly typical of many smaller churches in Mexico however this one has magnificent town and mountain views. Excellent condition inside and out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Beautiful authentic place to visit. Great restaurants and very nice views of the surroundings. Place to stop by when in Monterrey

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a refreshing outing away from Monterrey, the colonial hill town of Santiago may fit the bill. About an hour's drive, it's a cobblestone-street town filled with restaurants and shops. Centered around -- come on, guess it -- a central plaza and a towering cathedral. Really nice. Also, the highway to Santiago is filled with unique... More 

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