Its colonial architecture is one to admire, as are its luxurious boutique hotels, restaurants, and gourmet cafes. Discover one of the most magical towns in Mexico. It’s impossible to visit and not fall in love instantly. There are surprises on each street in the form of old houses belonging to wealthy families who settled here in the 16th century, when silver mining was the most important industry. It is considered the northern border of Mesoamerica and was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2008 under the title of “Villa Protectora de San Miguel el Grande y Santuario de Jesús de Nazareno de Atotonilco”. Follow along to discover the magic in San Miguel de Allende!
The best things to do in San Miguel de Allende
Get to know the Jardín Principal and the Parish of San Miguel
Throughout the year, this pleasant garden is full of laurels. To the south, across the street, is the Parroquia de San Miguel, which has a neo-Gothic exterior and an eclectic interior. Across the street is another important temple called the School of Christ. In the northeast corner of the Main Garden sits the Viceregal Mansion with its admirable wooden gates, the Casa de los Condes de la Canal.
There are countless art galleries in San Miguel. Artists from all over the world have moved there to live. Art and craft workshops as well as antique sales are available at the La Aurora Art and Design Center, also known as "La Fábrica." The region is known for its wool, brass, and sheet metal crafts. Aren't they beautiful?
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