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Address: Avenida Constitucion a 5 | Zona Centro, Monterrey 64000, Mexico
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Main plaza where most of the city's historical monuments, museums and...

Main plaza where most of the city's historical monuments, museums and hotels are located.

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Is really Macro

Huge public place for sightseeing, taking pictures or just spending time relaxing. It is always appreciated that governments care to give this public places instead to shopping... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
draghignazzo
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Mexico City, Mexico
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Mexico City, Mexico
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795 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Huge public place for sightseeing, taking pictures or just spending time relaxing. It is always appreciated that governments care to give this public places instead to shopping malls...

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice cathedral and nice plaza for walking although the stores are more suited for local tastes, nothing for tourists like souvenirs of any kind and limited eateries.

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Thank Lovesbeach_9
Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

In order to build the new and lovely plaza, large parts of the old city had to be destroyed. This upset many residents of the city. I personally heard from the staff of a museum on the plaza that the ghost of a monk still haunts it, and was even caught on the security camera. Modernization comes at a dear... More 

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Thank yidonit
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2,449 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 451 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Macroplaza is a true, local landmak of Monterrey! Emblematic, spacious - very specific and important part of downtown Monterrey. However, there are some abandoned areas and some of them are badly damaged. The walk along the plaza is itself very pleasant though, remember to wear some comfortable shoes!

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Thank KarolaRS
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28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Macroplaza is free and takes you right in to the Centro de Monterey. It has nice monuments. Nice green space. Great for a day of some inexpensive shopping while in Monterey. Great and fresh street food in the area. The food is very affordable and delicious!!!

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Thank Stewart F
Euless, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

Don't miss strolling along the vast Gran Plaza (Macroplaza) in Monterrey. Fine museums, historic and modern architecture, great place to people-watch and take photos. Minutes from metro stations, shopping, restaurants.

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Thank Paul H
Monterrey, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

At Macro plaza are 4 museums close each other maybe 3 or 4 blocks. So that could be a good place to visit but for people like the culture. Macro plaza it is just very close to downtown where there many stores.

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Thank Alejandro D
Milan, Italy
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189 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

It is really a beautiful part of Monterrey, the view of el cerro de la silla and kids running around having fun are so great. I really enjoyed the underground shops and the natural sounds of monterrey around me and it is surrounded with shops as well. Makes for a great visit but it can be really hot, take water... More 

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Sydney
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016

This is the centre main square between the Museum Palace, Cathedral, Contemporary Art Museum, History Museum and Metropolitan Museum. The Statures are exquisite.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Visit the Government building and walk around! Lots to see! Food and craft vendors and lots of places to take good pictures.

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