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French style garden in the middle of Mexico

This garden was designed to imitate a French garden because the mayor of the city at the time... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Helen711
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Atlanta, Georgia
Enjoyable

Nice place to relax and watch the world go by, enjoy spontaneous performances or music, have a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rick H
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Anchorage, Alaska
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The city's crowded center plaza is located at the heart of the historic district.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“people watch” (74 reviews)
“mariachi bands” (32 reviews)
“break dancers” (11 reviews)
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This garden was designed to imitate a French garden because the mayor of the city at the time thought that was the height of fashion. El Jardin became the central park (it wasn't originally) after the plants, trees and benches were installed and the gazebo...More

Thank Helen711
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place to relax and watch the world go by, enjoy spontaneous performances or music, have a snack, and do some people watching.

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I visited San Miguel de Allende for a month while taking Spanish lessons at Habla Hispana. We came to El Jardin most days for our lunch and a wonderful dose of people-watching. This is a historic point, centered on the famous Parroquia,...More

Thank Sally D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the jardin is a wonderful town center to sit and relax, enjoy the people watching and the beautiful skies that "blow through" town center every day. You can eat, get your shores shined, or just sit and read while the town moves around you. There...More

Thank deanmichelson
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

There is just so much happening at this time of the evening. Dancing, music, interesting people walking around, not to mention the gorgeous Gardens themselves

Thank Judith L
Reviewed 15 September 2017

There's always a lot of activity in the designated center of it all. Plenty of benches, flowers and shade trees to do a lot of people watching and/or enjoy the numerous activities that abound here among the locals. We saw weddings, fireworks, adult and also...More

Thank Leonard C
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I just love San Miguel and I love to just sit in the El Jardin and watch all the people. There is always something going on, great restaurants and stores but mainly it is so beautiful and historic, quite charming. Be sure while you are...More

Thank shan2244
Reviewed 12 September 2017

The garden is directly opposite the Parroquia and provides a pleasant viewpoint to admire the church, surrounding buildings and the activity of any day

Thank malynka2017
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A morning jog through the jardin (garden) or afternoon stroll, this is a beautiful and very peaceful park. Though it is called a "garden" it is SMA version of a city park-think Central Park NYC. Surrounded by exquisite estate homes and some hotels and restaurants....More

Thank Marco G
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

El Jardin if the immediate heart of San Miguel and is a collection of shops and eating establishments around the impressive cathedral and parks. There is always something going on, especially weekends where wedding processions parade down the cobblestone streets. Fabulous culture and vibe.

Thank Rob S
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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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Juan A
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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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marsha r
28 January 2015|
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Response from Achapatsy | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I would strongly recommend Bajio Go, where you can arrange a shuttle to any airport (shared trip or not). New vans and trucks, professional drivers and reasonable prices (U$ 150 for a one-pax one-way trip to DF or half... More
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