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Nice mingling of plants, old rock walls, arches, benches, various garden designs such as Zen, Italian, and Roman. It lacks a little bit in variety and color but is a rather quiet place to be away from the hustle bustle of the city. The museum...More
Every part of the grounds and home were breathtaking and helped us understand a time that most peope can't even fathom. We were a bit disappointed that the gift shop was not open. This is a must see if visiting Guanajuato.
For the few days we have been in Guanajuato, the weather has been perfect, blue skies with a few fluffy clouds, neither too hot nor too cold. We arrived at the Hacienda Barrera a bit before ten, purchased our tickets and proceeded to tour the...More
During Festival Cervantino, the patio garden area is used as an intimate music venue. The setting is lovely and the acoustics are quite good. We saw and heard an outstanding performance by Brazilian 7-string guitarist Yamandu Costa here, and the sound was excellent. The grounds...More
To get a glimpse of how the “1 percent” lived when Spain controlled Guanajuato and the rest of Mexico visit the Ex-Hacienda San Gabriel de Barrera with its grand adobe house and themed gardens. It’s a short taxi ride from the old city. Then to...More
Museo Exhacienda San Gabriel de Barrera was once a magnificent colonial home that has been converted into a museum with tranquil and attractive gardens, all with different themes. It dates back to the end of the 17th century to Captain Gabriel de Barrera, whose family...More
If you want to see Old Mexico at its finest, visit ex-hacienda Gabriel de Barrera. Every room is fully furnished with antiques, each from a specific style of the era. All are breathtaking!
As lovely as the haciendo is, the gardens are even more beautiful....More
This hacienda was just lovely! One could spend hours exploring all the little nooks of this place. Follow the stairs to the various gardens, rooms of the casa and different look out points. Enjoy a cup of cafe de leche at the cafe with touch...More
We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of this hacienda and all of its historical dark intrigue. It is in good hands under government rule and is a museum, park. The rooms in the original house are quite interesting with paintings of the first Spanish residents.
We had a great visit to this hacienda - highly recommend a short trip outside of town. Our short tour added so much to our understanding of the history of the region, and the gardens are so beautiful. It was also a great place for...More