San Miguel de Allende

One of the best views over the town and surrounding country is from the mirador southeast of town.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby San Miguel de Allende attractions

1. El Chorro

0.11 MILES

El Chorro was the spring where San Miguel was founded. Today it gushes out of a fountain built in 1960, and there are public washing tubs here that are…

2. Parque Benito Juárez

0.24 MILES

The shady Parque Benito Juárez is a lovely place to relax and meander through, with benches, well-maintained pathways and a popular play area for children.

5. Capilla de la Tercera Orden

0.46 MILES

Built in the early 18th century, this chapel, like the Templo de San Francisco, was part of a Franciscan monastery complex. The main facade shows St…

6. Parroquia de San Miguel Arcángel

0.46 MILES

San Miguel's most famous sight is its parish church, characterized by its pink 'wedding cake' towers that soar above the town. These strange pinnacles…

8. Templo de San Francisco

0.49 MILES

Adorned with an elaborate late-18th-century Churrigueresque facade, this church has an image of St Francis of Assisi at the top. Opening hours vary.