Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, San Miguel de Allende

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Looking more like something out of a fairy tale than from real life, Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel is the main landmark of San Miguel de Allende. The building, constructed in 1683, is colored matt pink, with numerous spires reaching for the sky. The spires, which were designed in the 19th century, are the only architectural feature of the church that’s not from the 17th century. According to legend, the design come about from a Belgian church that the architect saw on a post card. He showed his builders how to construct the church by drawing plans in the sand. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel by using our San Miguel de Allende travel itinerary planner.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Beautiful church, was able to observe high noon mass.The church is at least 600 years old. There are about 100 weddings each weekend  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    A truly spectacular parish, is simply impossible not to see it and much less not to visit it, very nice inside, the center of meeting many people and both day and evening looks majestic.
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  • August 13, 2017
    4 weddings and counting in this location. Two of them were foreigners with mexican ladies. The town will make that wedding unforgettable. This church is very pretty and authentic. It is the icon of th...  more »

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Mid-range and upscale accommodations rule in San Miguel de Allende. The cozy streets of the historic center lend themselves well to small, boutique hotels and a wide range of private rentals. Look for lodgings in the streets surrounding the famous Parroquia church--you'll enjoy views of the city's most iconic building as well as proximity to most major attractions.
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