The following is a list of just some of San Miguels excellent attractions.

Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, San Miguel de Allende
Built in 1683, this pastel pink church is the city’s most recognizable landmark.
Attraction type: Religious site; Architectural building

Museo de San Miguel de Allende, San Miguel de Allende
A nice, if unguided, tour of Allende’s home. The architecture is charming and worth the price of admission for the sake of pictures and a nice distraction (free as of December of 2006).   The…
Attraction type: History museum

Zocalo, San Miguel de Allende
This plaza is the center of social activity in San Miguel de Allende
Attraction type: Town center/square/plaza

Church of San Francisco (Iglesia de San Francisco), San Miguel de Allende
This 18th-century church, built in the architectural style called churrigueresque, contains several pieces of well-known art.
Attraction type: Religious site

Church of Our Lady of Health (Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Salud), San Miguel de Allende
Father Juan Benito Díaz de Gamarra, an important philosopher, once taught at this old church.
Attraction type: Religious site

Casa del Mayorazgo de Canal, San Miguel de Allende
This mansion is still owned by the family of Manuel Tomas de la Canal, but is now open to the public.
Attraction type: Historic home

La Cava de la Princesa, San Miguel de Allende
Attraction type: Bar/club

Escondido Place, San Miguel de Allende
The pools at this popular site are fed by a hot spring.

El Jardin, San Miguel de Allende
The city’s crowded center plaza is located at the heart of the historic district.

Bellas Artes, San Miguel de Allende
A school for the arts that any would feel pleased to attend, the self-guided tour reveals open studios for photography, sculpture, music, dance and painting. Decorated with a variety of murals, each…
Attraction type: Architectural building

Inter/Idiomas, San Miguel de Allende
This language school offers crash courses.
Attraction type: Educational site

Academia Hispano-Americana, San Miguel de Allende
This school offers a variety of language classes.
Attraction type: Educational site

Warren Hardy Spanish School, San Miguel de Allende
This world-famous language school offers 2.5-week classes as well as four-day or six-day intensive classes.
Attraction type: Educational site

Centro Mexicano de Lengua y Cultura, San Miguel de Allende
This language school offers classes for both adults and children.
Attraction type: Educational site

Instituto Habla Hispana, San Miguel de Allende
One of the town’s premier language schools.
Attraction type: Educational site

Public Library (Biblioteca Publica), San Miguel de Allende
Run by volunteers, this library is the second largest bilingual library in Mexico.
Attraction type: Library

Los Originales de Papel Machier, San Miguel de Allende
This paper-mache factory creates many of the products sold throughout town.

Mercado Ignacio Ramirez, San Miguel de Allende
Vendors at this market sell all sorts of arts and crafts, including cheap homemade rugs.
Attraction type: Flea/street market

Touch Spa, San Miguel de Allende
A popular place for relaxing massages near the town’s main plaza.
Attraction type: Spa

Los Grutas, San Miguel de Allende
This hot spring makes for relaxing baths.
Attraction type: Spa

Ignacio Allende House (Casa de Ignacio Allende), San Miguel de Allende
The birthplace of Ignacio Allende, one of the leaders of the War of Independence, is now a museum dedicated to this national hero.
Attraction type: Historic site; Historic home; Museum

Iglesia de la Concepcion, San Miguel de Allende
This neoclassical cathedral is known for its large-domed top.
Attraction type: Religious site

Oratorio of San Felipe Neri, San Miguel de Allende
This 17th-century church was built only after a protracted struggle to gain the land where a church built by Indians had previously stood.
Attraction type: Religious site

House of the Counts of la Canal, San Miguel de Allende
Now a bank, this building was the home of a nobleman in colonial times.
Attraction type: Historic home

House of the Inquisitor, San Miguel de Allende
The place of residence of the church representative who presided over the Inquisition.
Attraction type: Historic home

Juarez Park, San Miguel de Allende
Young boys honing their bull-fighting skills are sometimes seen in this large lush garden.
Attraction type: Park

El Charco del Ingenio, San Miguel de Allende
This 200-acre nature reserve has a variety of native vegetation and cacti.
Attraction type: Park

Chapel of the Third Order, San Miguel de Allende
This simple Franciscan chapel dates back to the early 18th century.
Attraction type: Religious site

Chapel of the Holy House of Loreto (Chapel de la Casa de Loreto), San Miguel de Allende
This ornate 18th-century chapel is a reproduction of the Holy House in Italy that is said to be a replica of Mary’s house in Nazareth.
Attraction type: Religious site

Jail of the Inquisition, San Miguel de Allende
Prisoners of the Inquisition were held in this small structure while their fate was decided.
Attraction type: Historic site

House of the Dogs (Casa de los Perros), San Miguel de Allende
This aesthetically appealing structure was once home to Juan de Umarán, a hero of the Mexican Revolution.
Attraction type: Historic home

Galeria San Miguel, San Miguel de Allende
This art gallery specializes in modern art.
Attraction type: Art gallery

Mercado de Artesanias, San Miguel de Allende
This small market is located on a narrow side street.
Attraction type: Flea/street market

Joyeria David, San Miguel de Allende
This store specializes in silver goods.
Attraction type: Specialty shop

Casa Cohen, San Miguel de Allende
This store specializes in brass, stone and bronze carvings.
Attraction type: Specialty shop

Ignacio Ramirez Center, San Miguel de Allende
This school offers instruction in both dance and music.
Attraction type: Educational site