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Address: , Puebla, Mexico
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Activities: City walk sightseeing, Group tours/walking tour
Description: An old fountain rests at the center of this bucolic plaza, located in...
An old fountain rests at the center of this bucolic plaza, located in Puebla's historic district.
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Always something happening

Loved this place. Active all the time. Free movies, music, activities, etc. Clowns on the weekend. Big sandpit where you can watch, in deckchairs, the free movies on a giant... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
PhilAxixic
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Ajijic, Mexico

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Ajijic, Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Loved this place. Active all the time. Free movies, music, activities, etc. Clowns on the weekend. Big sandpit where you can watch, in deckchairs, the free movies on a giant inflatable screen. Demonstrations, kids running around. Just wonderful chaos. Take a bench and take it in.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

the Zocalo or central plaza of Puebla is a very nice spot to people watch and take in the atmosphere of this beautiful city. When we were there a beach had been set up in the plaza and at night they showed a movie. From here you can easily walk to the Biblioteca Palafoxiana, the Cathedral is on the plaza... More 

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Puebla, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

It´s an excellent place... history, clean, atractive, and all you are looking for. If you are trying to find a place that envolves all the activities you can imagine, next to Mexico City, close to Veracruz, and a lot of things to do

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Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

A really fun place to hang out. There are always lots of people and lots of family and individual activities going on.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Such a busy place with lots of places to eat and buy things. Lots of music and activities for all ages.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

In the area around the Zocalo, there are beautiful buildings! Take for example the Palacio Federal. This building has a beautiful and intricate external design! On my next return to Puebla, I will definitely come back to these sights!

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

Will keep it short.. So glad we decided to go to Puebla instead of Mexico City.. Just visiting downtown Puebla and its "Zocalo" is worth the travel.

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Sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

A vibrant centre of Mexico City. The only negative I can add as a tourist is that it needs to be kept free for use by the public, not rented out for commercial events. We were right opposite for 6 days and saw marquees and tents go up and down.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Grab a seat, sit at a cafe or on a park bench and take in the scene-dancers, singers, artisans, musicians, acrobats. It is a colorful place that is a treat to all your senses. Beautiful spot to people watch.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

it's all fun and games and pretty until... fresh, sun heated chewing gum sticks to you... be careful and keep it clean please :)

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