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Address: At the intersection of Juarez and 20 de Noviembre | Centro Histórico, Mexico City 06060, Mexico
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One of the largest public plazas in the world, the Zócalo is the heart of...

One of the largest public plazas in the world, the Zócalo is the heart of Mexico City and is one of the city's most famous attractions.

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Great architecture, nice walk

This busy area is central to seeing some historical structures of Mexico. You will walk through crowds and many shops along the streets before getting to the circular... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This busy area is central to seeing some historical structures of Mexico. You will walk through crowds and many shops along the streets before getting to the circular intersection with the cathedral and building with Diego murals. I would plan to visit here to see the architectural structures.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a nice area but VERY crowded. I felt safe and the history is great. Next time I would go on a weekday and not a Saturday evening.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My family brought me here because it's one of the places to visit when in Mexico City. Parking is a bit of a pain. There is lots of traffic. It is very crowded and the day I went they had a concert at the zocalo. Saw the Presidential palace. Visit the church in front of a zocalo is a must... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This plaza is breathtaking enormous full of people and a local meeting place for everyone who loves Mexico City to meet friends tour and enjoy the historic buildings and foods.

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Just great the visit, next to Socalo you can change of turibus ride. On december there was an ice ski.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Terrific views of the national palace, supreme court, and structures and churches. Nearby hotel roof bars were a great way to see the whole square.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited on 1/11/2017. The weather was nice. Zocalo is the historical center with a few beautiful churches, good shopping area, and restaurants.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Immerse yourself in the daily life of Mexico. Witness the many stages of Mexican history, the conquest and original Spanish colonial architecture, the French occupation and then the modern.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Be sure to see the square during the daytime and night time. it's filled with many sites and visit the catherdal and buy ticket to visit the top of catherdal and see the overview of the square. Do check out the surrounding shops in Zocalo. During Xmas time, it was exciting in evening with the Xmas tree and Ice skating... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Love coming to the Zocalo. We stayed at the Hilton Reforma not far from the Zocalo. Visited here almost every day. It is awesome, so beautiful and so incredible to think we are in North America and not Europe in this setting! Enjoy the hotel rooftop restaurants, a must to soak in the beauty! Awesome pictures can be taken from... More 

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Staying in Centro Historico

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Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit the wide variety of markets and plazas where any vintage item, handicrafts and jewelry characteristic of each state in Mexico can be found on Sundays. Admire majestic views of the city from the Monumento a la Revolución and Torre Latinoamericana, and round out the experience with restaurants of all cuisines nearby.
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