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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  • October 1, 2017
    The square in front of the Parroquia is just fun to sit around, people watch, and relax as they have done for centuries.Buy some Mexican junk food.  more »
  • September 24, 2017
    One of my favorite things about Mexican towns is the Zocalo and this one is no different. The usual activities abound such as people watching, enjoying the architecture, eating, relaxing, and strollin...  more »
  • September 14, 2017
    It is nice to turn around, visiting one of the cafesitos around, eat artisanal ice cream, Yes see the surroundings and go to the Museum.
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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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