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Mexico's San Miguel de Allende and Oaxaca among hemisphere's top 10 cities to visit

December 15, 2008 |  9:37 am

The Mexican cities of San Miguel de Allende and Oaxaca have been chosen as two of the top 10 cities to visit in the Americas by Conde Nast Traveler's readers choice awards.

San Miguel de Allende, which has a large expatriate community, was praised by the survey for its "beautiful colonial buildings, gardens, and the Gothic-styled Parroquia, one of Mexico's most famous cathedrals."

The top 10 cities to visit in the Americas, according to the survey are:

1. Buenos Aires
2. Vanvouver
3. Quebec City
4. Victoria
5. San Miguel de Allende
6. Cuzco
7. Montreal
8. Oaxaca City
9. Toronto
10. Rio de Janeiro

-- Deborah Bonello in Mexico City

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