With its colorful buildings, lively art scene and cobblestone streets, San Miguel de Allende is a popular destination for those wanting to enjoy Colonial Mexico. This year, the city of San Miguel de Allende has been chosen as the 2019 American Capital of Culture by the International Bureau of Cultural Capitals. Voted by readers of Conde Naste Traveler and Travel & Leisure as the Best City in the World 2018, this additional recognition establishes San Miguel de Allende as an epicenter of culture.
Since 1998, the organization International Bureau of Cultural Capitals, has worked to create and develop cultural capitals around the world.
Our beloved San Miguel de Allende will receive media exposure in terms of cultural dissemination, with the aim of reaching more people through various forms of artistic expression including, events, television documentaries and print articles about our historical landscape and cultural heritage for tourists and the community.
Visitors will experience an incredible mosaic of history, architecture and culture as they stroll through the historic center of San Miguel de Allende.
Visit the “7 Treasures of the Cultural Heritage of San Miguel de Allende” chosen out of 38 icons by internet voters:
1) Parish of San Miguel Arcángel and its historical temples
2) Shrine and House of Spiritual Exercises of Jesus Nazareno de Atotonilco
3) Feast of San Miguel Arcángel
4) Festival of the Lord of Conquest
5) Historical Districts
6) Cañada de la Virgen Archaeological Area
7) Folk Art (Wool and Brass)
Destination San Miguel Vineyard is located just 10 minutes from the center of San Miguel de Allende. Enjoy the magic, color and the culture of one of the most beautiful cities in Mexico.
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