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Address: De Avenida Constitucion a 5 de Mayo Oriente | Zona Centro, Monterrey 64000, Mexico
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Description: Main plaza where most of the city's historical monuments, museums and...
Main plaza where most of the city's historical monuments, museums and hotels are located.
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Loved the statues

This two parks is full of historical buildings and museums. If you visit Monterrey it's hard not to cross any of these to parks since most of the tourist attractions is located... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Ronneby, Sweden

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This two parks is full of historical buildings and museums. If you visit Monterrey it's hard not to cross any of these to parks since most of the tourist attractions is located here. My favorite is the big fountain located at the macroplaza. When I visited I saw a lot of military guarding these two parks, made me feel very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This park is fairly modern and random in many ways. It's central to many of the city's museums and other attractions. It's fine, but nothing special.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

One of the biggest plazas in the entire world, la Macro has fountains, trees, theater, museums and lot of things around. You will find local people and lots of tourists also.

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Lake Jackson, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We met some friends in Monterrey and spent a day walking through the Gran Plaza. Lots to see, from the "carrot" to the statues, a dance group rehearsing, the river that flows through the corridor. We thoroughly enjoyed strolling around the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Walking the Gran Plaza was easy, with lots of shade and spots to relax. I had always wanted to see the Neptune fountain and we also visited the Palacio de Gobierno. There is plenty of shopping nearby with restaurants and hotels. A pleasant way to spend an afternoon!

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Monterrey, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The Macroplaza is located in the center of the city. It is flanked by several government buildings, including the historic "Palacio del Gobierno", which in addition to the Governor's office also houses a museum. Three more museums face the park: the Museum of Contemporary Art (MARCO), the Museum of Mexican History, and the Museum of the Northwest. The plaza includes... More 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The Old Town of Monterrey was renovated in 1980. The Macroplaza is the world's fourth largest plaza. It has several landmarks : Neptunes fountain, the cathedral and "El Faro del Comercio" which should not be missed by night. This plaza is a place where the people from Monterrey gather to promenade on weekends. You can find vendors selling mexican candies... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The Plaza is beautiful as well as all the families that get together there. Its very centric so you have a lot of people coming through it as well as very lively.

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Monterrey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This is a huge park`-plaza. There are a lot of vendors, unkempt and full of trash. I do not understand how this can be downtown and can not be clean. Families come here to walk and visit museums, unfortunately use the fountains as pools and some fountains are very dirty.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The place is located just at the heart of Monterrey. It contains all the public buildings of the city including also some museus. If you take the boat trip from Fundidora Park will disembark here. Downtown adventures in Monterrey starts here. Bring a camera and don't forget to take photos.

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Address: De Avenida Constitucion a 5 de Mayo Oriente | Zona Centro, Monterrey 64000, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Nuevo Leon  >  Monterrey

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