Parque Benito Juárez

San Miguel de Allende

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.

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Nearby San Miguel de Allende attractions

1. El Chorro

0.14 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. Mirador

0.24 MILES

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

3. Instituto Allende

0.26 MILES

This large 1736 complex, originally the home of the aristocratic De La Canal family, was later used as a Carmelite convent, eventually becoming an art and…

4. Parroquia de San Miguel Arcángel

0.37 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…

7. Capilla de la Tercera Orden

0.42 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…

8. Escuela de Bellas Artes

0.45 MILES

This former monastery was converted into a fine-arts school in 1938. Don't miss the murals of Pedro Martínez, plus the Siqueiros Room, which features the…