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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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Small town full of history, relaxing town and beautiful everywhere you look. The local people are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gabriela G
Las Vegas, Nevada
great place to see people around

in the heart of town this place is perfect to be seen, to have and ice cream and the location is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mazatlan, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small town full of history, relaxing town and beautiful everywhere you look. The local people are honest, you will find them selling their artesanias hand crafted items beautiful necklaces, dolls, shawls, etc.

Thank Gabriela G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

in the heart of town this place is perfect to be seen, to have and ice cream and the location is perfect just near excellent restaurants nearby

Thank Jackordaz
Reviewed June 22, 2017

I can never get enough to look at the Parroquia and spend time at the Jardin (Zocalo). It is one of the best places in town to hang out and engage in people watching and enjoy the liveliness of this place.

Thank Dorle134
Reviewed June 22, 2017

Do you want to to feel how was a Sunday in old Mexico? Go to the Zocalo (and don't go in to the restaurants); just walk around, buy an ice cream or some candies, it is a lovely place to pass time.

Thank ingelara
Reviewed June 4, 2017

It is the town's centre and one cannot but walk around it's square, visit the church, have some elote or a coffee and crowd gaze. Caution, this place gets full of tourists very quickly and with them come the kitch tourist items, goods and not...More

Thank Eisosnane
Reviewed May 25, 2017

You have to visit at different times of the day and night the light changes the characteristics of the church. Very beautifully

Thank Karen T
Reviewed April 16, 2017

This is a place where you should just sit on a bench and absorb the wonderful monotony, watch the world pass by, check out the break dancers on the scene, and the several groups of mariachis, and all the rich older gringos who settled here...More

Thank GypsyGitanoAtHeart
Reviewed March 21, 2017

What can you say about the town square? It is a place to hang out, people watch, and be entertained. Located directly in front of the main church, La Parroquia, the square is made up of the open Plaza Principal, and the topiary garden known...More

Thank KanadaKim
Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

My husband & I go to SMA 2-3 times each year & it has become a second home to us. The town is magical & a big part of that magic is this lovely town square. It is where people meet, you can grab a...More

Thank psychdoc22
Reviewed February 20, 2017

A very nice place to take a break and soak up the scene. It is also called El Jardin and is the main square of the town. It is busy day and night with beautiful architecture all around and very pedestrian friendly since it is...More

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Maureen K
February 12, 2015|
Response from bpolt |
The "zocalo" is the main square of a city or town. In San Miguel de Allende it is called "El Jardín", officially "Jardín Allende". On a map you will find it in the "Centro"...the center of the town. Its address is Portal de... More