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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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Jacksonville, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

we walked around and found that all vedors spoke only spanish so i couldnt even ask for a bigger size. it was fustrating because i love to shop. there were beggers on the streets and it smelled of pee. the wollworths was the highlight of the trip. great store.

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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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18 reviews 18 reviews
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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
17 attraction reviews
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
6 attraction reviews
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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35 reviews 35 reviews
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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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Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
15 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
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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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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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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