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, that was the family home of Ignacio de Allende, was acquired to the last owners in 1979 by the goverment of the state of Guanajuato. It is the first museum to be restored by the National Institute of Antropology and History as part of the celebrations of the Bicentenary of Independence. Distance: 2 minutes walking

  • Teatro Angela Peralta

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

  • Temple of San Francisco

    This church began to be built in 1778 and took more than 20 years to be completed; different architectural styles are observed on the construction according to the period and trends. The facade is pure churrigueresque, with a huge amount of stone carvings and sharp columns. However, the bell tower, built in 1799 by the famous architect Francisco Eduardo Tresguerras, has a neoclassical style, which was then a trend.

  • Temple of Nuestra Señora de la Salud

    This church has an differente atmosphere compare to those that we might say they show a fixation in the Calvary or the suffering. It can be seen from Plaza Allende on Insurgentes street. It has a baroque front of the 18th century that finishes off in a well worked stone shell. In the interior, Colonial Art and a Dome decorated with beautiful blue and yellow rollers can be perceived.

  • 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.

  • Popular Mexican Toy Museum

    \\\"La Esquina\\\", Popular Mexican Toy Museum, was created by the intention of announcing a permanent 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. At the same time, the museum was conceived as a space dedicated to stimulate the educational development of the infant population, that allows them to value these toys as a stimulation of the imagination, creativity, social interaction and familiar cohesion, recovering the traditions associated with this games that characterize the National Mexican culture and supports a close contact with the craftsmen of traditional toys.

  • Parque Benito Juárez

    A park and garden founded at the beginning of the 20th century, designed in French style with fountains, ponds, forged steel benches, ancient bridges and tracks. It is a recreational space with games for children, basketball courts, food courts, covered with regional plants and trees like 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” ordered to construct baths, washers and a primitive chapel that is located in the highest part of “El Chorro”. The small chapel found at the highest part of this walk is an agreeable place that is worth visiting. Below the chapel you can find an antique building that nowadays works as a cultural center.

  • Masks Museum

    Bill Levasseur, citizen of San Miguel de Allende and originary from USA, began 23 years ago a colorful collection of traditional Mexican masks, basically as a way of occupying his spare time while he was in the city. Nowadays this collection possesses more than 500 items and that are exposed in the Masks Museum; place that Levasseur opened 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, paper mache and fiberglass, which are complemented with texts and videos of typical mexican dances.

  • La Aurora Factory

    During the 20th century and for over 90 years, 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 remained intact since then. Now, it shelters numerous art galleries with almost 40 artists, restaurants and even a bookshop. Some artists offer courses and workshops.

  • Botanical Garden

    It comprises 67 hectares of natural reserve grounds provided with a great biodiversity. Besides preserving and taking care of this natural reserve, the garden shelters an extensive botanical collection, integrated with cactuses and other succulent Mexican plants, many of them rare, threatened or in danger of extinction. This collection of plants is considered one of the most complete of the country and is located at the Conservatoire of Mexican Plants, special-designed pavillion used for this exhibition, From the information center a network of trails drives you to diverse spots for sightseeing and points of interest of the reserve.

  • Santuario de Atotonilco

    The beautiful Sanctuary was named by the UNESCO, along with the historical center of San Miguel, Cultural Heritage of the Humanity. Huge walls at the exterior of the temple give the impression that the church was a stronghold. The style of the paintings inside imitates the Flemish painting style, known trough the Belgian impressions that the Spanish brought from Europe. These murals have awarded to the place the mote of \"Sistine Chapel of America\"

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