Sights & Attractions in San Miguel de Allende and the Heartland


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Name Category Location
Alhóndiga de Granaditas
Previously this 18th-century grain-storage...
Museums / Galleries Guanajuato
Basílica Colegiata de Nuestra Señora de Guanajuato
Painted in a striking yellow, the Basílica is an...
Religious Sites Guanajuato
Casa de Ignacio Allende
Constructed in 1764, this house is the...
Museums / Galleries San Miguel de Allende
Morelia's cathedral is a majestic structure built...
Religious Sites Morelia
Catedral de Zacatecas
This is one of Mexico's finest interpretations of...
Religious Sites Zacatecas
Cerro de la Bufa
Pancho Villa's definitive battle against dictator...
Military Sites Zacatecas
El Jardín
San Miguel's heart, the plaza commonly known...
Squares San Miguel de Allende
El Pípila
A half-hour climb or short funicular ride from...
Memorials / Monuments Guanajuato
Iglesia de la Concepción
Just behind the Bellas Artes cultural center is...
Religious Sites San Miguel de Allende
Iglesia de San Francisco
This church has one of Guanajuato State's finest...
Religious Sites San Miguel de Allende
Jardín de la Corregidora
This plaza is prominently marked by a statue of...
Squares Queretaro
Jardín de la Unión
Guanajuato's central square is a tree-lined,...
Squares Guanajuato
La Basílica de Nuestra Señora de la Salud
Vasco de Quiroga began this church in 1554, and...
Religious Sites Patzcuaro
La Casa de los 11 Patios
A maze of shops featuring Purépecha handiwork is...
Religious Sites Patzcuaro
La Valenciana
Officially called La Iglesia de San Cayetano...
Religious Sites Guanajuato
Lake Pátzcuaro
The tranquil shores of Lake Pátzcuaro are a...
Religious Sites Patzcuaro
Mercado de Dulces
If you have a sweet tooth, don't miss Morelia's...
Markets / Bazaars Morelia
Mina El Edén
From 1586 until 1960 this mine supplied Zacatecas...
Mines Zacatecas
Museo Casa Diego Rivera
The birthplace of Diego Rivera contains family...
Museums / Galleries Guanajuato
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo
On a lovely property a stone's throw from both...
Museums / Galleries Morelia
Museo de Arte de Querétaro
Focusing on European and Mexican artworks, this...
Museums / Galleries Queretaro
Museo de las Momias
Mummified human corpses—once buried in the...
Museums / Galleries Guanajuato
Museo del Estado
Across from a small plaza with statues of Bishop...
Museums / Galleries Morelia
Museo Rafael Coronel
Concealed by the Ex-Convento de San Francisco's...
Museums / Galleries Zacatecas
Museo Regional de Querétaro
This bright yellow 17th-century Franciscan...
Museums / Galleries Queretaro
Museo Regional Michoacano
Formerly an 18th-century palace, the museum...
Museums / Galleries Morelia
Parque Zoológico Benito Juárez
This is the largest zoo in Mexico, with more than...
Zoos / Aquariums Morelia
Plaza Bocanegra
The smaller of the city's two squares (it's also...
Squares Patzcuaro
Plaza de Armas
During the War of Independence, several rebel...
Squares Morelia
Plaza de la Independencia
Also known as Plaza de Armas, this immaculate...
Squares Queretaro
Plaza Vasco de Quiroga
A tranquil courtyard girded by towering,...
Squares Patzcuaro
Teatro Juárez
Adorned with bronze lion sculptures and a line of...
Arts / Performance Venues Guanajuato
The only cable car in the world to cross an...
Transportation Sites Zacatecas
Templo de la Compañía
Michoacán's first cathedral was begun in 1540 by...
Religious Sites Patzcuaro


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