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Great place to people watch

Like most Mexican towns and cities, Guanajuato has a centro - the jardin is the central part of it... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Pretty hub of the historic centre

Very pretty and shady little plaza, which is actually a triangle, with nice planting and a... read more

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Guanajuato, Mexico
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All reviews people watch surrounded by restaurants teatro juarez mariachi music lots of restaurants beautiful park meeting place heart of the city mexican cities street performers the main square bands trees benches gazebo plaza activity
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Like most Mexican towns and cities, Guanajuato has a centro - the jardin is the central part of it. Great place to sit, relax, have a drink or dinner nearby, and relax.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank H M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very pretty and shady little plaza, which is actually a triangle, with nice planting and a fountain. The main hub in the historic centre, surrounded by eateries and opposite the theatre. Lots of people congregate here and tours, such as the calejondas, start from here.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jasmine38Chichester
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of good people watching. Surrounded by restaurants and the Teatro Juarez on one side. Beautiful trees.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SusanY163
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So pretty here , just sit back and enjoy the view , take it all in .. the perfectly manicured trees , the teatro , the mariachis , the singing all of it !!!!!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank travelapple
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very pleasant center of the downtown, with locals hanging out here (and on the steps of the nearby Teatro Juarez) especially in early evening. Lots of mariachi bands, who are for hire. We found it particularly active (and fun) on a sunny Sunday afternoon and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bay-Area-Foodie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is such a great area to enjoy a drink or dine we did both...or just find a oark bench to people watch for awhile...lovely and so clean like all their oarks

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MissBeee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every town in Mexico has a pretty town square, but none prettier than this one. Shaped laurel trees surround fountains and a gazebo and cafes line the walkway. Mariachi banks stroll at night. A magical place.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JWW660
Reviewed 8 February 2019

If you are a people-watcher (and who isn't) you can while away many relaxing moments watching a parade of human activity, often embellished with a musical score and those wonderful colors of Mexico! Surrounded by plenty of restaurants with fair prices, dining comes easy. Get...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank James R
Reviewed 1 February 2019

A great plaza to sit and watch the world go by. It's always full of life, and as the day progresses becomes busier by the hour. Loud and raucous in the evenings with Mariachi bands, food vendors, restaurants, and the Calleonada musicians across the street...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Glenn B
Reviewed 28 January 2019 via mobile

This is the main plaza of Guanajuato. The Juarez theater and San Diego church are right here. Is a must-see for any and every tours. There are plenty of dining options available right there.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Response from elenaq_v | Reviewed this property |
I heard it was raining. I would just double check the forecast.
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Response from Carla L |
There is a booth at one of the corners of Jardín de la Unión, right in front of the church. There are bilingual tour guides there with flyers and pictures to show you the different tours they have. There are walking tours or... More