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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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nice place to hang out and watch the world go by

This is a place where you should just sit on a bench and absorb the wonderful monotony, watch the... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
The town square

What can you say about the town square? It is a place to hang out, people watch, and be... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
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Reviewed 16 April 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 VagabundoDeCorazon
Reviewed 22 March 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 24 February 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 20 February 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

Thank SSSteph
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Even if you are not "religious", this is worth a visit. The architecture is beautiful, the art unusual, and, yes, it does feel very spiritual. At night, the lighting is beautifully done and accents the architecture. The only downside is that there are always people...More

Thank Global_George
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Words can't capture the experience of just sitting on a bench and people watching that is my favorite pastime in San Miguel de Allende. And what better place to do that than El Jardin? No matter who you are or how long your visit, an...More

Thank Seth F
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The Zocalo called The Jardin here in San Miguel.. The best meeting place..Superb people watching as one sits on a bench watching the world go by.. Here is where we have welcomed the New Year for the last 20 years.....Have watched parades, fireworks, listened to...More

Thank Omaruth
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Buzzing day and night. A place to people watch, eat be entertained and marvel at the stunning architecture. San Miguel doesn't have many 5 star sights. THIS is the sight.

Thank mikeazzo
Reviewed 9 January 2017

You will find the zocalo mainly full of locals watching the world go by or entertaining their children.Around the square there are lots stalls, mainly with various kinds of foods

Thank janecoad
Reviewed 9 January 2017

This was en excellent place to stay for the festival of the Dia de los Muertos. In this town you can feel the real life of the common Mexican and his different festivals they are celebrating all over the year without making a commercial show...More

Thank ralfkrueger2211
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Maureen K
Where is it? Street mames please.
12 February 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