Zocalo, San Miguel de Allende

See the center of city life when you visit Zocalo. Sit down on a comfortable bench in the square and people-watch or view the surrounding architecture. Purchase some ice cream or get your child a balloon from a street vendor. The streets surrounding the plaza offer shopping, however, be aware the prices here will be a little higher than elsewhere in the city. Using our online itinerary creator, San Miguel de Allende attractions like Zocalo can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A lovely space capped off, of course, by the beautiful Parroquia. Great for eating drinking, people watching, newspaper reading, listening to music, etc. etc. Oh, and you will take a lot of photos!  more »
  • It is good that when one travels to another city be informed before you visit. It is not socket nor the parish is Cathedral :)
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  • The historic centre of San Miguel de Allende deserves a walk! I recommend leaving your car as soon as possible and the streets of this socket beautiful city always full of tourists.
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Where to stay in San Miguel de Allende

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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