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Cool and Shady on a hot day!

It is a lovely oasis on a warm day. Lush and green and very well kept. Lots of activity... read more

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Annie H
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Music, gathering place & people watching!

Located in the Centro area of San Miguel it is always filled with people, music, weddings, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
488DianeS
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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Reviewed yesterday

It is a lovely oasis on a warm day. Lush and green and very well kept. Lots of activity surrounding the park so it is a good place to find a seat and enjoy life.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Annie H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in the Centro area of San Miguel it is always filled with people, music, weddings, and outstanding people watching. Under the beautifully sculpted trees you can find a bench to relax and have a coffee, ice cream or just watch the unique happenings going...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 488DianeS
Reviewed 1 week ago

So gorgeous, the trees, the churches, cafes and the people! What a fantastic place to people watch! You'll have it made in the shade!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ZenGolfGuy
Reviewed 1 week ago

You cannot come to SMA and not go to El Jardin. That is where people go to be seen, to see the Parroquia, meet to go elsewhere, listen to music, watch wedding processions stroll by,see a parade etc etc. It really is at the physical...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kikoenmexico
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Went to SMA for Day of the Dead. The Jardin is very lively. You see the gigante munecas there, hear music, dine well, nice shops, and people watch.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank judithp556
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Lots of American visitors and expatriates mixed in with the locals. If you go on Halloween take tons of candy the little kids are so cute.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dietitianwest
Reviewed 4 November 2018

This is a good area to visit , there is nice shopping and good food nearby. A very beautiful church is located in the town square. The drawback was that we were in town or a weekend and it was extremely crowded, so it seems...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank burls1
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Dont miss El Jardin (Zocalo) see my review of Parroquia for more info. you won't regret time spent here on any day

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LaloSMA
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Beautiful garden with many cafes and restaurants surrounding the square. Great view of the main church, St. Michael.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

This was totally unexpected That so close to the city these is this hidden nature walk. It’s a good 2.5 mike walk through the fauna and down to the reservoir. The views are incredible and we didn’t see another person the whole 90 min. This...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank luke g
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MarcS1883
28 November 2017|
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Response from Panamajoe2017 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there must be as I talked to someone on a rental bike yesterday at the Mirador. Just google bicycle rentals.
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bluebird78133
31 January 2017|
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Response from Greekcook | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Can't. My friend bought one and remarked it was surprisingly cheap though.
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Response from Sandandsun29 | Reviewed this property |
It is totally doable . The cobblestone streets and sidewalks are narrow but accessible
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