Amenities

En la ciudad más bonita del mundo se encuentra una gran cantidad de lugares que visitar llenos de historia y arte. Lugares que con su inigualable atmosfera te llenaran de inolvidables momentos.

  • Museum Casa de Allende

    The Historical Museum of San Miguel de Allende was inaugurated in February 1990. The building was the family home of Ignacio de Allende, which acquired the government of the state of Guanajuato from the last owners who lived there until 1979. It is the first museum to be restructured as part of the celebrations of the Bicentennial of Independence, by the National Institute of Anthropology and History. Distance 2 minutes, walking

  • Teatro Angela Peralta

    In April of 1871 the construction of this theater began, under the initiative of the main administrator of rents Juan Mañón. At the age of two, construction on adobe walls and shingle roofs was completed, and since it was the time when the soprano Ángela Peralta astonished Mexico with her wonderful voice, and was at that time in Guanajuato, it was agreed that she who opened, on May 11 of the same year. In 1886, the first repair to the theater was made and the roof was restored. In 1915 the current façade was built, a beautiful work full of harmony, simplicity and good taste. Distance: 5 minutes, walking From Hotel

  • Templo de San Francisco

    This church began to be built in 1778 and took more than 20 years to complete, different architectural changes are observed according to the period and the fashion. The facade is pure churrigueresca, with a huge amount of stone carvings and sharp columns. However, the bell tower, built in 1799 by the famous architect, Francisco Eduardo Tresguerras, is neoclassical, which was then fashionable.

  • Temple of Nuestra Señora de la Salud

    This church has an atmosphere different from those that we might say they show a fixation in the Calvary or the suffering. It can be seen from Plaza Allende on the street insurgents. It has a baroque front of the 18th century that finishes off in a shell worked in stone. In the interior there are colonial art of art and have a dome of beautiful blue and yellow blue rollers.

  • Crafts market

    On the Market of Crafts of Allende's San Miguel there can estimate some of the techniques and materials that the craftsmen of the region dominate as are brass, wool, carved quarry and wood, papier mâché, glass, precious metals and pottery. Also stones and antiquities can be found. There is innumerable the quantity of establishments that, on all the small streets, offer beautiful handcrafted products to the visitor.

  • Mexican Popular Toy Museum

    "La Esquina", Museum of the Popular Mexican Toy, was created by the intention of announcing of permanent form, a collection of more than thousand objects acquired by her owner, the teacher Angelica Tijerina along fifty years, and that are considered to be an example of the history of the artisanal production in Mexico. In turn, the museum was conceived as a space dedicated to stimulating the educational development of the infant population, who allows them to value the game as way of stimulus to the imagination, the creativity, the social interaction and the familiar cohesion, recovering the traditions associated with the games that characterize the national culture and supporting a close contact with the craftsmen of traditional toys.

  • Parque Benito Juárez

    A park and garden founded at the beginning of the XX century, designed in French style with fountains, ponds, benches of forged steel, ancient bridges, broadways and tracks. It is a recreational space with games for children, basketball courts, food spaces, filled of plants and trees of the region exemple: cherimoya trees, blackberries and walnuts.

  • El Chorro

    The walkway of “El Chorro” (water jet), it is a fabulous place for morning walks, exercises or simply to rest. During the 18th century the family “de la Canal” gave the orders to construct baths, washers and a primitive chapel that is located in the highest part of “El Chorro”. In certain days of the week also they are a space where diverse artists meet to create. The small chapel found at the highest part of this walk is an agreeable place that is a well worth visiting. A bit below of the chapel one finds a former building that nowadays is a cultural center.

  • Masks Museum

    The citizen of San Miguel of Allende, originary from USA, Bill Levasseur, initiated 23 years ago a colorful collection of traditional Mexican masks, this as a way of occupying his spare time while he was in the city. Nowadays this collection possesses more than 500 items and they are exposed in the Masks Museum; place that Levasseur opened a bit more than 5 years ago and which has turned in an attraction of San Miguel. During the tour for the museum, the visitors can appreciate masks of mud, leather, wood, papier mâché and glass fiber, which are complemented with texts and videos of the dances; materials that Levasseur realizes since 15 years ago.

  • La Aurora Factory

    Over more than 90 years during the 20th century, it was one of the most important textile factories of the country. Constructed by an English company in 1902, it possesses 12 quarry arches and wrought iron doors that have been kept practically equal since then. Now, it shelters numerous art galleries, about 40 artists, restaurants and even a bookshop. Some artists offer courses and workshops.

  • Botanical Garden

    It comprises 67 hectares natural reserve grounds provided with a great biodiversity. Besides preserving and to take care of this natural reserve, the garden shelters an extensive botanical collection, integrated for cactuses and other succulent Mexican plants, many of them rare, threatened or on the verge of extinction. The plants of this collection - one of the most complete of the country-, are located especially in the Conservatoire of Mexican Plants, pavilion specially designed for its exhibition, as well as in the zone of rescued plants, to the west one of the garden. From the center of information, a network of trails drive to diverse spots for sightseeing and points of interest of the reservation.

  • Santuario de Atotonilco

    The beautiful Sanctuary was named by the UNESCO, in addition to the historical center of San Miguel, Cultural Heritage of the Humanity. In the exterior of the temple, can be seen big walls that give the impression that the church was a stronghold. The style of the paintings inside imitates the Flemish painting that was known trough the Belgian impressions that the Spanish brought from Europe. These murals have awarded the mote of Sistine Chapel of America to the place.

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