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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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Very very good tour

We had Barry as our guide. He was an amazing wealth of information. His knowledge of art and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Stampercin
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Glendora, California
via mobile
Walking tour of oils San Miguel

Very good tour, mostly of old functioning churches of which theatre are many. Very nice intro to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan S
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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 3 days ago via mobile

We had Barry as our guide. He was an amazing wealth of information. His knowledge of art and religious history was a plus! We heard about the history of San Miguel and the Spaniards. This definitely is a tour you do not want to miss....More

1  Thank Stampercin
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good tour, mostly of old functioning churches of which theatre are many. Very nice intro to this beautiful place. Recommended.

1  Thank Susan S
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

This 2 1/2 hour walking tour of San Miguel features many of the important historical sites of the "centro historico" (historical center of town). The volunteer docents are very good at what they do, and provide ongoing interesting and fun descriptions, commentary, and question-answering throughout...More

2  Thank KatMar33
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

This is a wonderful tour organized by volunteers, mostly from the US. The tour is a easy walk through the historic parts of San Miguel de Allende. The tour guides are very knowledgeable and your almost 100% of your donation goes to a great cause....More

1  Thank DeVJP
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

This was such an enjoyable morning. Our guide was very knowledgeable. We really would have missed a lot of the beauty and history of San Miguel if we had skipped this tour. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Jeannine2012
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

I went on this walking tour a week ago when I was in San Miguel. It was outstanding! The guide presented an excellent overview of the history of Mexico as well as San Miguel de Allende. She had the ability to weave facts and anecdotes...More

1  Thank amoMexico47
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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide was so knowledgeable about all of the historical sites and history of this wonderful town I would recommend it to everybody

1  Thank lauralong1960
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

If you do one thing in San Miguel Allende, take this walking tour. It is truly outstanding and you will learn a tremendous amount about the history of San Miguel Allende and its beautiful buildings. Our tour guide, Donna Rubin, was outstanding. She was knowledgeable,...More

1  Thank Cary S
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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

We have been to San Miguel several times, but have never taken the walking tour. We decided this time to go, and it was no mistake. Our tour guide, Donna, was so relaxed and well-informed; she also took care to make sure that we had...More

1  Thank Sandy S
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

They kept the groups small so it was easy to hear our guide Donna Rubin as she showed us around the center of San Miguel. Very knowledgeable, kept us moving so we did get to see many of the sites and just enough history to...More

1  Thank Marcia R
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Arsenal14_12
3 July 2018|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the docents seem to be mostly North American retirees with second residences there. Cash only, and it provides dental services for rural poor kids in the region.
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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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