San Miguel Allende

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CLIMATE

Temperate, During the warmer seasons (April, May and June) the daytime temperature is 28 ° (day) / 13 ° (night), while in December and January they average 21 ° (day) / 5 ° ( night).

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TRANSPORT

San Miguel has urban transportation from 6:00 am. at 12:00 pm. and taxis available 24 hours.

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SECURITY

San Miguel de Allende is a very safe place to vacation day and night. However, it is advisable to use common sense and take normal precautions. The best way to enjoy San Miguel de Allende is by walking through its cobbled streets full of colonial mansions and beautiful temples.

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RECOMMENDATION

We remind you that walking through the cobbled streets of the city is difficult for travelers who are not used to it, so we recommend you wear comfortable shoes, rubber soles or low heels, also bring a camera that will not miss the place for a good pictures.

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San Miguel Allende is a place full of tradition where when you visit it you can, among several things, take photos in its picturesque streets and you should also know its old buildings, Here we leave you some of the most representative places of this beautiful city.

If you visit it, don't forget to stay with us.

LA PARROQUIA DE SAN MIGUEL ARCÁNGEL

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The original Parish, which was built at the end of the 17th century, was of Baroque architecture, composed of two towers. This changed dramatically in 1880 when the master mason, Don Zeferino Gutiérrez Muñoz, a self-taught architect, was commissioned to create a new facade. It is said that Don Zeferino Gutiérrez was inspired for his design by drawings, engravings and postcards of European cathedrals. The resulting neo-Gothic fantasy, whose towers can be seen from almost anywhere in the city, has made the parish one of the most photographed churches in Mexico.
 

MERCADO DE ARTESANÍAS

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The handicraft market occupies a pedestrian path that covers three blocks, full of stalls where folk art and local crafts, silver jewelry, decorative items, souvenirs and typical crafts from the entire Mexican Republic are sold.  

FÁBRICA LA AURORA

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After having been an important engine for the labor sector in the textile industry for nine decades, the walls of La Fábrica Aurora now house galleries, art studios, jewelers, design stores and antiques. In this art and design center you can see the work of many artists: there are about 50 galleries, as well as antique shops, a couple of restaurants and cafes. In this large place you can see some of the machines and pipes that were part of the textile factory. It has parking but, if you decide to walk from the Main Garden, it will only take you about 15 minutes

CENTRO CULTURAL IGNACIO RAMÍREZ “EL NIGROMANTE”

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This center was originally the cloister of the neighboring convent; today it is part of the National Institute of Fine Arts (INBA) and is known in San Miguel simply as "Fine Arts". The center offers courses in painting, drawing, sculpture, music and dance; and it is famous for its unfinished mural by the famous Mexican muralist David Alfaro Siqueiros, a former teacher of the institution. The complex houses an exhibition hall and an auditorium.  

EL CHORRO

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Built around one of the oldest and most winding streets in San Miguel. This peaceful park goes up to the old natural water spring, the 18th century baths, a primitive chapel and the current temple that are located in the upper part. According to legend, the chapel offered the first Christian ceremony in San Miguel  

EL CHARCO DEL INGENIO

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It is located on the outskirts of San Miguel, it is an ecological reserve and botanical garden that works with private funds; dedicated to the restoration and conservation of Mexican flora and promotes the reproduction of endangered species. The wide area houses a conservatory of cacti, agavaceae and Mexican succulents, the remains of a mill and the hull of a hacienda. It is home to native and migratory birds. All the terrain is linked by means of ideal hiking trails and allows climbing the canyon walls which offers excellent bird watching opportunities.  

If you want to know about more tourist places in San Miguel Allende here in the next boto we leave you the SMA tourism page.