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Address: Costera Miguel Aleman, s/n | Frente al Muelle Central, Acapulco 39300, Mexico
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A traditional Mexican town square.

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Nice place for family gatherings

Nice place to meet with friends and family. Lots of vendors selling snack foods and souvenirs. There are nice restaurants. Got to see the International Festival of Mariachi's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Donna K
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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77 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to meet with friends and family. Lots of vendors selling snack foods and souvenirs. There are nice restaurants. Got to see the International Festival of Mariachi's performing in the square.

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Thank Donna K
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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60 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Zocalo is next to the cathedral. Lots of street vendors selling food and Mexican art/tourist curios etc. Not bad for a short walk around.

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Thank solarrichard
Acapulco
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44 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gone many times. Just finished remodeling it. Doesn't have the gazebo any more. Lots of shopping. Has lots of nice restaurants. Always go for Halloween to see the local children in costume.

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Thank DPNA
Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are several shopping centres around Zocalo. Certainly there are plenty of places to eat. I was told there is a bookstore where it is possible to buy a postcard, but I didn't find it. It's hard to send a postcard from Acapulco. Be very careful on the roads - nobody follows the rules.

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Thank KirillVakulin
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Great area to wander around in. Felt very safe with the army and police on practically every corner. Lovely area to buy some touristy sort of things and great variety of inexpensive yummy food!

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Thank AnneRaleigh
Jyvaskyla, Finland
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70 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

It is interesting to walk around the square and look at historic buildings and people who spend time there. A good place to start exploring Mexico City!

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Thank Maijaska
Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

The Zocalo is based in the main square of Acapulco where you will find a beautiful historical Cathedral. There are lots of shops and vendors in the square along with some very good restaurants at a very reasonable price. It has received a major face lift and it is 95% complete. They added 3 areas where water shoots up from... More 

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Thank apstang
Cabo Corrientes, Mexico
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

While a zocalo is always a great place to check out the local scene in any Mexican city/town, this one is getting a bit too commercialized for it to deserve more than an average rating.

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Thank Neil G
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 652 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

We had to walk the the park to get to the Cathedral a while back, lots of stalls and people, a lovely Rotunda, noticed the Rotundas through all of Mexico.

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1 Thank MBB1952
Texas
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78 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This place was really nice. Very pretty and lots to see. Lots of tourists around and good food! Worth visiting if your in Mexico.

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