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Zocalo

Costera Miguel Aleman, s/n | Frente al Muelle Central, Acapulco 39300, Mexico
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Ranked #17 of 43 Attractions in Acapulco
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Dining
Description: A traditional Mexican town square.
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Mississauga, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The zocalo is a market, you can bargain with them they're pretty friendly people You can get anything here, food, clothes, souveniers, but watch out for knock offs

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London, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This WAS a nice spot. Old Acapulco. Now littered with homeless and reaks of urine and foul odours .sad it WAS nice .

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Krakow, Poland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

If you go to Acapulco to look for some historical or cultural places, this is not one of them, there's not much to do or see there.

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Windsor, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

There was nothing to dislike, you have the beautiful Cathedral and all the venders and the fabulous restaurants esp. the Mia Piaci

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Michigan, United States
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Each year when I visit Mexico, I visit the Zocalo! Nothings says ACAPULCO better than the entire downtown experience of food, shopping, architecture, and people! It's a quick trip from my hotel via Mexican fun bus! Gotta love the entire cultural experience! Don't miss it!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

I have been to more than 10 Mexico cities and towns and this is the worst zocalo in Mexico. It isn't clean, it has only a few people hanging out and very little character. A major disappointment.

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Concord, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

It can be a great place to propose for dates and if your just there for a visit it's a good picture shooting place.

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Senior Contributor
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

great place to walk around, the Cathedral always filled with worshippers.. the clowns put on a show in the early evening for the children, buy local foods from the carts, a great meal will be about 3 dollars.. Just allow yourself to float into it.. very nice, AND SAFE....

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Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Not as large as other typical Zocalos in Mexico. Church is very unusual--never saw a tower on a church that looked like a IBM with a satellite on top ready for launching

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

liked to shop around little stalls selling local craft, seashells and food. nice place to pick up tee shirts, sea shells and tinkets.

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