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Photos of San Miguel de Allende

Photos of San Miguel de Allende

Courtesy of local photographer Dixon Adams

El Mirador

El Mirador

Western panoramic view of San Miguel from Salida a Querétaro

Zacateros Street

Street scene looking north with the Convent and Church of the Immaculate Conception in the distance

Zacateros Street

Bellas Artes

Bellas Artes

Courtyard of government cultural center

Allende Statue

Located at the Civic Plaza in honor of local independence hero, General Ignacio de Allende

Allende Statue

La Salud Church

La Salud Church

Church of Our Lady of Health
which faces Plaza Allende

Note the impressive entranceway

La Parroquia

Parish church built at the end of the 17th century.
The most prominent landmark in town
that towers over the Jardin (Central Plaza)
A statue of Fray Juan de San Miguel can be seen in the foreground.

La Parroquia

Posada Carmina

Posada Carmina

Small, Spanish-style Centro hotel and restaurant

Botanic Garden

One of the best collections of cacti in Mexico.

Located in Los Balcones on the outskirts of town

Botanic Garden

Guajuye Glass Factory

Guajuye Glass Factory

Glass blower at work
at local vidrio (glass) factory

Balloon Salesman

Nighttime work near the Jardin

Balloon Salesman

Sombrero and Flag Vendor

Sombrero and Flag Vendor

Working the Fiesta crowd

Independence Day

11 pm, September 15th

Reading of the "Grito"
from the balcony of Allende Museo

Independence Day

Fruit Stand

Fruit Stand

Local, fresh fruit stand

Bar Scene

Margarita ready for consumption

Bar Scene

Holiday Fireworks

Holiday Fireworks

Nighttime Independence Day
fireworks show at the Jardin

Biblioteca Pública

Courtyard of the public library
which houses one of the largest bilingual collections of books in Mexico

Biblioteca Pública

David Leonardo Mural

David Leonardo Mural

Located on wall overlooking
central courtyard at Instituto Allende

Instituto Allende

Art and language school founded in 1938
with Stirling Dickinson as its Director

Instituto Allende

Flower Lady

Flower Lady

Local vendor with city bus in background

Mexican Flag

Red, White and Green flag flown during important holidays

Mexican Flag

Burros

Burros

As seen on the streets
carrying firewood and dirt