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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  • as are most zocalos in Mexico. There are too many Norte Americanos here for my personal taste but it still retains the colonial feeling with plenty of surrounding places to eat or shop as well as benc...  more »
  • The grand zocalo of Mexico's capital, the Constitutional Plaza has been the heart of the city since Aztec times. In fact, this plaza was the first zocalo to be called a zocalo or socle which refers to...  more »
  • San Miguel de Allende is a tourist town sought among other things by the hippies on the back. There are a lot of people in his small town center organized around the Cathedral and the Zocalo. Pretty Park surrounded by terraces in front of the Cathedral.
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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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