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Address: Ancha de San Antonio, 22 | San Miguel de Allende, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Phone Number:
+52 415 103 3109
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Today
08:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 18:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 08:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 18:00
Sat 09:00 - 13:00
Description:

This famous school offers arts, writing and language classes.

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Attended a Mexican fiesta here

The "legendary" fiesta of the literary conference was held here. A great location with beautiful interior architecture and plenty of room.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Kiminsa
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Billerica, Massachusetts
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Billerica, Massachusetts
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93 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The "legendary" fiesta of the literary conference was held here. A great location with beautiful interior architecture and plenty of room.

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San Francisco
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a art institute and cultural center with a furniture store and art displays. The furniture store had some amazing items that made me wish I owned a bigger home. The center also had some nice gardens that serve as a place for weddings and events.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Honestly, I have no idea what this place is like on a normal day, but we went to an amazing wedding reception at this venue. Totally mind blowing what they did with the place - stunningly beautiful!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is very cool just to walk around and imagine what SMA was like back in the day. It has great views of the church on the Jardin. And the restaurant int he back has great live music.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner one night and enjoyed a fabulous concert as well. The food, drinks, and music were all top notch. Really special night!

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I registered to try a new activity in clay sculpting and learn to do the wheel. It has been such a wonderful experience. The whole instituto is a fabulous place with so many choices in fabulous courses. Very relaxing place to practice new skills

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

if you are looking for language, learning, arts, exposure to local culture - stop here. the staff at the front are incredibly welcoming and friendly, as well as informative in both languages. The vibe and layout of the Instituto is lovely, making it a destination you want to arrive at to nourish yourself for picking up a new language, learning... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

I would skip this place if you have something more interesting to visit. I'm glad we saw it but would not bother to return.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We visited this place for a wedding in December and it was a very nice. The grounds were very well manicured, the fountain was harmonizing and the views facing the parroquia were incredibale specially at night.

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Trabuco Canyon, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This location is on a busy street but not hard to get to walking. It was worth coming away from the center of town to find it and you pass by a couple of recommended restaurants to bundle lunch with it. No entrance fee, walk around the back to a great gallery and view (and free restrooms). Different than the... More 

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