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Address: Puebla, Mexico
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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Very Nice Zocalo

This Zocalo is beautiful, there are restaurants around the Zocalo where you can eat and have a drink while enjoying the view. It is nice to see the locals and lots of tourist... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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San Ysidro, California
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San Ysidro, California
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This Zocalo is beautiful, there are restaurants around the Zocalo where you can eat and have a drink while enjoying the view. It is nice to see the locals and lots of tourist having a good time. Nice lace to spend a few hours to relax

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Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

nothing really that special but a lively and large square where POBLANOS and visitors get a rest and a drink ,enjoy some street artist performance or prepare for next museum visit ,. a few restaurants have roof terrace to enjoy the view

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Greater Perth, Australia
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The concept of the Zocalo is brilliant, bringing people together in the middle of town to eat, drink and be merry. There are plenty of places to do this as well as the Cathedral to explore.

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Buderim, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 363 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The Zocalo come to light in the evening with lots of stalls which generally sell touristy products. During the day you can get a great photo of the Catedral which dates to the 1600's. You can go into the Cathedral and if you are lucky you may see a wedding. The tourist office is opposite the Cathedral so, provided that... More 

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Puerto Ayacucho, Venezuela
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Very relaxing small town square in the town where there are more churches than stores, 360 churches in Cholula.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

From the Zocalo there are dozens of restaurants, shops and churches, all within a 3 block area. Don't miss the Talavera factory where traditional Puebla blue and white dishes are made.

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L'ORIGNAL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We walk around the Zocalo and had lunch in one of the restaurants there, the people are so friendly, we felt safe, we listen to live music and also did some shopping

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

This is the perfect place in the city center to sit and relax and watch the Mexican people at play. It is safe and clean and well maintained. The surrounding colonial buildings and the cathedral are beautiful. Have a drink and a shoe shine and enjoy life!

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baltimore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Nice and clean and not-so-small city center. It takes more than an hour of brisk walk just to cross it. The city looks very European, more Spanish than Mexican. Most of the center are end of 19 century buildings but there are plenty of 18th century ones. The weather is cooler than in Mexico city, the crowd is relaxed, young... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Beautifully maintained center of the city. Relaxing, good for people-watching. Lots of romance in the air.

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Address: Address: Puebla, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Puebla  >  Puebla

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