We present the activities that you cannot miss during your next holidays in Mexico. From buying crafts, delighting in its architecture, jazz evenings and dancing with mojigangas are just some of the good ideas. Are you missing any?

In 2008, UNESCO awarded the designation of Heritage City for its historical richness and for that particular environment. Here we present you 10 things to do in San Miguel de Allende.

  1. Walk around the city

Walk through the streets of the city and admire the colonial architecture of its beautiful buildings. You will understand why San Miguel de Allende is considered one of the most beautiful cities in Mexico.

  1. Go to the parish

Visit the parish of San Miguel Arcángel, a symbol of the city, erected at the end of the 17th century. Do not miss a detail of its striking neo-Gothic style façade, designed by master Ceferino Gutiérrez and superimposed around 1880.

  1. Buy crafts

Visit the Mercado de Artesanías and in the walker Lucas Balderas acquires one (or several) of the typical handicrafts in brass and natural, copper-plated, and decorated sheet that are offered in the place.

  1. Know the history

If you are interested in history, you cannot miss the former Municipal Palace , built in 1736. On the landing of its stairs you can see the figures of Miguel Hidalgo and Ignacio Allende. It was here that the first City Hall of independent Mexico was installed in 1810.


Things to do in San Miguel de Allende