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Address: Zacatecas, Mexico
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The government building for the state of Zacatecas is located on the south...

The government building for the state of Zacatecas is located on the south side of this plaza, the town's main square.

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Venue for outdoor concerts

The Plaza de Armas is used for big outdoor concerts at different times of the year. At these times security is tight and there are people everywhere. Concertgoers line up 4-5... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2016
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Toluca, Mexico
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Moscow, Russia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We visited in wintertime, the plaza itself was hidden by tribunes, large skating rink and loads of wiring all around. Far too many people for our taste, so we avoided it.

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Toluca, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

The Plaza de Armas is used for big outdoor concerts at different times of the year. At these times security is tight and there are people everywhere. Concertgoers line up 4-5 hours in advance for popular artists.

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Ajijic, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Adjacent to the cathedral, this space often house performances of many kinds. With imaginative lighting and dancing waters from its fountain, this busy plaza is worth a visit.

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Karlskrona, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I loved the city, but this plaza doesn't offer anything and is mostly empty. The cathedral is located here and is the only thing to do at this plaza.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

it's about a nice colonial era plaza surrounded by many nice old buildings , it's a good place for a walk or to have a seat in it.

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Nuremberg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Its a plaza, there is music and there is drunk people by night, the place is safe and its worth walking to it on a weekend and just enjoy the place with the locals. During the day is just another plaza.

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Thank DonCesar
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Nice Colonial Plaza another example of why Zacatecas is a wonderful stop! As many colonial plazas are ... this is a wonderful place to walk around and imagine how this place was thousands of years ago!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

To my mind, this is one of the more mundane principal plazas I've seen in Mexico. It's not even in front of the Cathedral, but instead is parked next to it, like an afterthought, below street level, with a shabby city hall running its length. It did offer some comfy seating, however, and was great for people-watching.

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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

unexpected result. during our visit, the International Festival of Folklore of dancing was going on and the main stage was at this plaza. free admission. saw some great acts, locally as well as internationally.

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san luis potosi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Great open place (in front of the cathedral)... In summer be prepared to hear a lot of music and chaos

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