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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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For museum people

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2016
Alejandro D
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Monterrey, Mexico
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Euless, Texas
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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171 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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Thank Crossonero9
Sydney
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars 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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Thank xNicolaPer
Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars 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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Ottawa, Canada
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

The place is big. We took the boat tour and it lasted one hour. Magnificent gardens, very well taken care of. The place is lovely although commenting with my wife, it lacks the wow factor for some unknown reason. Definitely worth visiting.

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Jacksonville, Texas
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Several blocks long, walking trails and parks, very nice scene of strolling families. Great street venders selling crafts and food, and not at all aggressive. Museums, hotels, gov't buildings surround it with stupendous architecture and sculptures. Very beautiful and safe.

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Thank Star_Eye
Mexico City
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254 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

This is a place for downtwon , big town is Monterrey , so you can walk into a museum or into the church, some clowns and some other urban performeres will be found there. There some snacks, and there are a lot of police and mailitary forces surveillance the place, so it is "safe", it is a place to visit... More 

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Thank Dvoyager1
Monterrey, Mexico
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30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

it's an interesting place, you can see monumets of mexican heroes and people who participate in fundation of this city. Monterrey is a Hot place, about 100°F , so it's better to visit in a cloudy day. there is the "Museo de Historia Mexicana" near to macroplaza, this is a beautiful museum

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San Antonio, Texas
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15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

Nice very large plaza to walk around many things to see and kind of do on the weekends very busy, there was comedians, many many food carts, several vendors, and massage chairs with the elders which seemed popular, also leads to the museo de palacia plaza which is beautiful ! not a must see but Its nice to check out... More 

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