Mexico & Surrounding Areas (Central Mexico)
This is the Parroquia
de San Miguel Arcangel in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. It is a
Gothic style Church in the city.
San Miguel de Allende is "Old Mexico" with cobblestone roads.
Most of San Miguel de Allende is designated an UNESCO Heritage Site for
the historical buildings.
San Miguel de Allende is considered the most beautiful city in Mexico.
This is another church in San Miguel de Allende called the Templo de
This is the
Sanctuary of Jesus Nazareno de Atotonilco. It is a church on the
outskirts of San Miguel de Allende. It was used as a fortress
during the Mexican Civil War.
This is the main church in Dolores Hidalgo. It is the location
where Mexican Independence was declared in 1810.
This is the inside of the church in Dolores Hidalgo.
Here is a monument in Dolores Hidalgo to the main people behind the
Mexican Independence Movement.
This is a famous church in Guanajuato. It was built near a silver
mine. Guanajuato became wealthy from the silver mining in the
The inside of the church has real gold.
Here is another church in Guanajuato.
This is a statue in Guanajuato, which is the capital city of the
Mexican state of Guanajuato.
Here is the main theater in Guanajuato.
This is a nice picture of Guanajuato from an overlook on a hilltop.
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I traveled to Central
Mexico in 2015 to see old Colonial Mexico as well as attend a wedding
for a friend in San Miguel de Allende. During the trip, I was
able to see three major cities including San Miguel de Allende, Dolores
Hidalgo, and Guanajuato. The Mexican Independence Movement began
in this state also. The architecture is very similiar to what one
would find in Spain, and the churches were really nice. Most of
the roads were cobblestone also. This is my favorite part of
Last Updated: January 10, 2016