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Plaza Tolsa

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Address: Correo Mayor and Tacuba sts., Mexico City, Mexico
Description: This plaza is known for its famous statue of Spain's King Carlos IV called...
This plaza is known for its famous statue of Spain's King Carlos IV called El Caballito.
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If you have just 24hr to visit Mexico THIS IS THE PLACE.

Plaza Tolsa an unbelief square, let me list what you will see: 1) At the center the masterpiece sculpture of Carlos IV "el caballito", until now the second biggest equestrian... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
salvadorvillazon
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Mexico City, Mexico
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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Plaza Tolsa an unbelief square, let me list what you will see: 1) At the center the masterpiece sculpture of Carlos IV "el caballito", until now the second biggest equestrian sculpture made in one time in the world, just after the sculpture of Octavius Cesar Augustus in ancient Rome. But by chance the most beautiful one. 2) At the North:... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This tiny plaza, which one must cross to enter the National Art Museum, is a good spot from which to admire the former mining school across the street. It contains a statue of a Spanish king that no longer resides in the Zocalo. Actually, I rather wonder why it's here.

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