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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
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Dining
Description: A traditional Mexican town square.
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Krakow, Poland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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
33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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Downers Grove, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

This is a great place to mingle with the locals, and enjoy the food and sites. The people are kind, hard-working and helpful, and delighted to practice their English on the tourists.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

This a very pleasant relaxing market in old downtown. Enjoy the authentic Mexican food, shop, or just sit down and enjoy the scenery and people.

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