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Address: Avenida Constitucion a 5 | Zona Centro, Monterrey 64000, Mexico

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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Cute - seen some concerts and events during my stay

It's a huge square, there's nothing to expect more than that. However, it takes you to 3 of the museums that are in the city centre, it has nice cafe's and if you face east you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Bucharest, Romania
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Bucharest, Romania
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51 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a huge square, there's nothing to expect more than that. However, it takes you to 3 of the museums that are in the city centre, it has nice cafe's and if you face east you gat to also see the mountains. I was frequently there because my hotel was really close. That is the place you take the boat... More 

Thank webonyx
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017

Excellent views. Great shots for your memories. Very nice architecture all around. You can visit the Museo del Palacio (free entrance)

Thank nicocarrega
Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

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...

Thank draghignazzo
Guadalajara, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 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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Tel Aviv, Israel
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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 

Thank yidonit
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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!

Thank KarolaRS
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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!!!

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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Monterrey, Mexico
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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.

Thank Alejandro D
Milan, Italy
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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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