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San Miguel de Allende

 
San Miguel de Allende is located in central Mexico, in the state of Guanajuato, in the Bajio Mountains of central Mexico, about 170 miles northwest of Mexico City. It is a historic town founded in 1542 that has become an attractive tourist destination for wealthy Mexico City residents and has a large American and Canadian San Miguel de Allendeexpatriate community comprised primarily of retirees. San Miguel is, first and foremost, a city built for relaxing. A Spanish colonial town of perhaps 80,000 people, it's a heritage site protected by the Mexican government. In 1926 building became heavily restricted in the town's historic centro district, allowing the city to keep the colorful native facades that have become the backdrop of many famous works of art and even modern motion pictures. San Miguel de Allende is a tourist destination, an art colony, and a retirement community for a few thousand foreigners, mostly Americans and Canadians. San Miguel de Allende is an eclectic mix of old world Mexican charm, American hospitality with a party atmosphere...
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Sanmiguelada running of the bulls in San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende Attractions

San Miguel is a destination that draws tourists from all over the world due to its important cultural events, such as the Sanmiguelada; the town´s version of Pamplona´s annual running of the bulls. world-famous events such as the Chamber Music Festival and the San Miguel Jazz Festival, which features renowned artists...
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Gruta Hot Springs in San Miguel de Allende
Although San Miguel de Allende is a small city, it successfully combines old world charm with modern-day cosmopolitan lifestyle. Activities revolve around art and culture with exceptional shopping. Explore th Hot Springs nearby, where you bathe in natural warm mineral waters. The most popular are La Gruta and La Taboada....
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San Miguel de Allende Restaurants

Open mrket in San Miguel de Allende
San Miguel de Allende offers a wide variety of delicious regional dishes, with indian influence. Visit the markets and taste the fresh seafood. Also popular are its wine and cheese...
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San Miguel de Allende Lodging

Hotels in San Miguel de Allende
San Miguel de Allende has a wide range of accommodations, many of them set in renovated colonial homes and buildings. Choose between luxury hotels to intimate bed and breakfasts or one of the many local vacation rentals...
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