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Address: San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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A beautiful city with a lot of military presence

The City of San Miguel de Allende is about 45 min from Queretaro or 3.5 h from Mexico City by car. It is a beautiful and quiet picturesque place but with a lot of military... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2013
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Miami Beach, Florida
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

We visited San Miguel in August. It is colonial town very well preserved. The historic center is relatively big, full of narrow steep roads. Car is not advisable given that parking is prohibited in most of the central areas, but walking around the streets, visiting old churches and enjoying the typical restaurants is really nice. Very romantic. It has a... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 6 March 2015

Albert Tyler Coffee is an American archaeologist living in San Miguel. Albert was very involved in the discovery of the pyramids outside San Miguel 8 years ago. He now gives amazing private tours of the pyramid. His intimate in depth knowledge of the pyramid, land and history of Mexico gives you so much more information than you would get from... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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Reviewed 16 January 2015

A word for visitors: Someone should advise them how totally ridiculous they look wandering around this rather conservative town in their silly resort clothes straight from Cabo and Puerto Vallarta. San Miguel is a five star destination with wonderful people and a bunch of odd looking freaks wandering around in shorts, tennis shoes, cameras slung over shoulders. Quite impossible to... More 

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Forest Hills, New York
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Reviewed 2 December 2014

Albert, an expert archeologist and naturalized to the region was extraordinarily knowledgeable and just as importantly, hilarious! He had such an engaging style and was such great story teller that he had my rapt attention for the entire 3-4 hours of the tour. It was fascinating - the history of the region and the pyramid and his narrative provided the... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 2 September 2014

A true surviving 'colonial' town of old Mexico.... If you want true history, old historic architecture and very friendly people, this is a fantastic out of the way place to visit and enjoy the warm temperate climate, where the Sun seems to always shine.... No Beaches; no big city; just a beautiful place to visit and shop, and most of... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 reviews
Reviewed 30 June 2014

My husband and I spent a week in this beautiful city. My sister is one of the "Gringos" Americans who live there year round. The city is beautiful, cobblestone streets, unique architecture, shops, churches, beautiful homes, restaurants and very friendly residents. The climate in June was wonderful, everything was green, 72 highs and 60 lows. The sun shines and the... More 

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los angeles
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Reviewed 21 May 2013

The City of San Miguel de Allende is about 45 min from Queretaro or 3.5 h from Mexico City by car. It is a beautiful and quiet picturesque place but with a lot of military presence. I am not sure if it is due to a real dnager or rather due to the need to provide a sense of securty... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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Reviewed 15 January 2013

cool little city in the state of guanajuato mexico. It was in a james bond movie because it looks like a little french city on a mountain side. Very old cobble streets, it has a world class art school, Artists come from all over the world to teach various techniques to the students. I went to language school there. we... More 

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