Museo Ex-Hacienda San Gabriel de Barrera, Guanajuato

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A luxurious 17th century colonial estate now open as a museum, Museo Ex-Hacienda San Gabriel de Barrera demonstrates how the upper class lived years ago. The sunburned-orange exterior stands in contrast to the seven green courtyard gardens. The interior features lavish decoration with period furniture, paintings, tapestries, and traditional garments on display. Take time to view the chapel that houses an original 15th century Spanish gothic altarpiece of the Cathedral of Jaen. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Guanajuato holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Museo Ex-Hacienda San Gabriel de Barrera and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Oh my goodness, if you are looking for a place to just kick back, get a small bite with a fully stocked bar, and wander aimlessly through beautiful gardens, this is the place for you. Right down the.....  more »
  • This was very enjoyable to us. The grounds were so interesting and amazing. We really enjoy flowers and plants so loved to explore all the different gardens. The architecture was really impressive....  more »
  • Beautiful gardens to wander around or picnic in. The museum is cool to check out. Perfect for a cheap adventure out of the city centre.
  • Lovely gardens to stroll in. We brought a lunch and sketch pads. It's nice to spend a few hours just soaking in the gardens.

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