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Historic Walking Tour of San Miguel

Meet in the Jardin across from the Parroquia | Meet in the Jardin across from the Parroquia, San Miguel de Allende 37748, Mexico
+52 415 152 7796
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Walking tours are a must, and money all goes to charity

This was a perfect start to our 2 week visit, and we took the architecture tour the next day... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
kathryn18s
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North Carolina Coast, North Carolina
Private tour with children - excellent

We were concerned that because we had some small children in our group that we would not be able to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
travelplanner1121
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Brooklyn, New York
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Meet in the Jardin across from the Parroquia | Meet in the Jardin across from the Parroquia, San Miguel de Allende 37748, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a perfect start to our 2 week visit, and we took the architecture tour the next day. Terrific guides, lots of local information and an easy walk despite the cobblestones.

1  Thank kathryn18s
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were concerned that because we had some small children in our group that we would not be able to keep up with one of the big group tours (both the content and the pace might not be a match). Jack was happy to customize...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Volunteer-led tour was fun and informative. It was a great start to our visit to the area. It also helped orient us to this section of the city. I’m not much of a history buff, so this really was a good introduction to the history...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great start to gather an overall understanding of the Jardin Center and it historic and architectural significance. Tour guides are all volunteers and the proceeds go to charity for childrens' Dental and Medical needs within the community.

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best walking tour of San Miguel de Allende that you will ever take. Experienced English speaking guides make the city's history come alive and the money goes to an NGO, Patronatos Pro Ninos, a local group that provides medical and dental services to children....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The guides are American and Canafian retirees and snowbirders. 300 pesos funds mobile dental vans and services for children in the surrounding areas. This is a great overview of the history of the area centered around the Mexican Revolution, and a good orientation of the...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The walking tour was fantastic and informative. We learned a lot from it. Our tour guide Patrick was knowledgeable and helpful. We met at El Jardin. He took us to the Parroquia de San Miguel, Bella Artes, Church of Our Lady of Health, Templo de...More

Thank Lucy L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The only good thing about this tour is that you are helping a charity. You can do the entire tour on your own by reading any guide book. No information given that can not be readily found in any guide book. Pretty lame. I’d skip...More

1  Thank TravelAddict617
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour is 300 Mexican pesos. All fees go towards the charity. Tour starts at 10 am and ends around 12:30 pm. The tour is led by several senior Americans who are living in San Miguel de Allende for many years and know the ins...More

Thank amol_deshpande88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very interesting and informative walking tour of SMA’s architecture, by the extremely knowledgeable volunteer guide Ray. It’s given on the third Thursday of the month. More frequent Historical tours are also available, which we have heard are also very good. A great...More

Thank Jeff G
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holzman
7 March 2017|
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Response from georgetacik | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I'm one of the 20 volunteer guides. We have a tour on Friday, March 10th. The tour starts at 10:00 but we ask that you come at 9:45 or earlier to give us time to collect the fees and divide the participants into three or... More
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Linda K
30 January 2017|
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Response from bluebird78133 | Reviewed this property |
The fee is 200 pesos, they meet M , W, F at 9:45 in the Jardin. Dress comfortably; gentleman remove hats in church. Lasts about 2 hours. You will truly enjoy your introduction to the history of SMA.
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pennie e
1 August 2016|
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Response from OKtravelfriends | Reviewed this property |
Check Attencion! website for exact time. We met the tour guide in the morning for an abbreviated tour (minimal stairs and less walking).
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