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Pueblo de Santiago

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Address: Carretera Federal No. 85 | 36 Km. al sureste de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico
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A touristy town with cobbled streets and colonial buildings.

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Amazing small town to visit outside of Monterrey

My review wont do justice on how amazing this small town outside of Monterrey truly is. My GF and i decided to visit santiago on a monday afternoon which was great because the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Dallas Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My review wont do justice on how amazing this small town outside of Monterrey truly is. My GF and i decided to visit santiago on a monday afternoon which was great because the town was empty (heads up Santiago is beyond packed on the weekends especially on sundays), we ate at the las palomas restaurant, we got sat in the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

you can have many places to eat and the view is beautiful many places to see around and colonial buildings

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Reynosa, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

...the stairs of the church, picture at the balcony, which is just a few meters at the back of the church. And that's it.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

So if you want a quick get away from the crowded city and want to feel the vibe of the people, you have to go to Santiago. It's called a pueblo magico because the government has invested a lot of money in it to make it very touristy-like, thus giving the people there jobs and a way to earn their... More 

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Branson
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Quaint old restaurants and shops with a relaxed peaceful reflection of old Mexico. A beautiful old church and traditional town square where people sit and talk and rest. If you did not know Santiago was there you might miss it. This kind of town is why people love Mexico because the true heart of a nation can be found here,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

We enjoyed Sunday morning and went to church at 11 a.m., they have a little handcrafts market on the side of the church where you can buy typical candies and wonder around.

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Queretaro City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

A great place to visit going south from Monterrey. Small with real nice views. Good places to have lunch

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Went there on the first days of November and the whole town had the Dia de Muertos decoration and it was fabulous. The town was packed, the atmosphere was incredible, the food was just amazing. We loved that place!

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Monterrey, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is an awsome little town very close from Monterrey area. Santiago has great restaurants and a very romantic downtown, with narrow streets, and great views.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Santiago is a beautiful, colorful and a very clean town. Take a walk around to experience its atmosphere. From downtown there is an access to an area where the sight is spectacular. Both to the mountain ranges and to Presa la Boca.

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