El Jardin

A visit to the city’s lovely main plaza will quickly give you a feel for San Miguel’s magic. Relax and watch the town at work and play. Make sure you are here in the evening when strolling musicians entertain the crowds.

Iglesia de San Francisco

A fine example of Mexico’s Churrigueresque architecture. Built in the late 18th century on Juarez between San Francisco & Mesones.

Botanic Gardens

One of the areas premiere botanical gardens. You’ll find over 1,900 species and 5 miles of walking paths. The gardens are on a hill above town, just ask for directions. It is open daily sunrise-sunset and there is a small donation suggested.

La Parroquia

This pink, gothic-style parish church dominates the plaza with it’s soaring sandcastle-like spires. It is one of Mexico’s great treasures. The story says the church was designed by a self-taught Indian mason who was inspired by postcards of gothic European cathedrals. The original building dates to the late 17th century.

Bellas Artes

Also known as El Nigromante Cultural Center is part museum, part artist showcase, and part art school. It is housed in the former 18th century Convento de la Concepcin at Macias #75.

Parque Juarez

A large shady park perfect for relaxing or strolling. The park is at Aldama & Diezmo.

Templo del Oratorio de San Felipe Neri

A clash of architectural styles such as neoclassic, baroque and others provides for one unique church. The inside is wonderful. Found at Canal & Macias.

Mercado Ignacio Ramirez

This is the city’s main market and is filled with both foods and goods. It is in front of Oratorio de San Felipe Neri.


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