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Alameda Central

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Address: Avenida Hidalgo y Avenida Juarez, Mexico City 01000, Mexico
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This bucolic park has a long history dating back to the era when it served...

This bucolic park has a long history dating back to the era when it served as an Aztec marketplace.

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Big Monument

Saw it from the top of our Tour bus, it is big, massive good place for pictures, I will say it is a "must" for pictures and selfies.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Roxana B
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Houston, Texas
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely monument and I liked just looking at it and learning about Mexican history. Well worth looking at.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saw it from the top of our Tour bus, it is big, massive good place for pictures, I will say it is a "must" for pictures and selfies.

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Progreso, Yucatan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

From the original Sanborn's in the House of Tiles to the many craft shops on Madero, the lovely park itself and its monuments, the Bellas Arts and Popular (Folk) Arts Museums, there's enough to keep you happily engaged in Alameda for a full day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

The grounds are well kept, the park is beautiful and always full of people. You can just take a walk or sit down to read or simply relax.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Since alameda reopened some time ago, it got a really nice relaxing and clean place to stroll around or relax from a more hectic downtown walk, also to monumento de revolution for cheaper restaurants in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

It's a great get away while in the center of Mexico City. Crowded on the weekend especially. Almost makes you forget you're in one of the biggest cities in the world.

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Quepos, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Monuments of Mexico history and the tradition here. Close is Bellas Artes a good place to admire arquitecture details. Also a beautiful building with tiles outside. I loved to stop in the book stores around the park.

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Brisbane, Queensland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We walked through Alameda Park a couple of times, as it was a nice alternative to simply walking along the street, with all the Mexico City vehicular traffic, say from the Monumento y Museo de la Revolucion to the Historic Centre. Frankly, it was close to our hotel. The Benito Juarez Monument is right next to it (on the street... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I stopped and sat here a couple of times to people watch. One day I was watching the children playing in the water, another day I watched musicians, and another day there was a magician performing. I like that there is plenty of seating and lots of shade.

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Tenbury Wells, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

An incredibly clean park with a myriad of staff who seem to be constantly sweeping and cleaning! One of the guys cleaning one of the fountains told me the fountain would be in operation the following week. There are lots of places to sit, in and out of the shade. Recommended.

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This beautiful park was once the playground for the wealthiest families in the colonial era, and is now the perfect place where locals and visitors can spend a sunny weekend afternoon to relax or shop for souvenirs at the market. Kids can run around or grab a bite of cotton candy while teens and adults wander around admiring the charming gardens and the sculptures that adorn it. Once the heat rises, it may be time to visit one of the many cozy restaurants or cafés with its characteristic art nouveau facades to cool down and call it a day.