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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... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2016
johntpt
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Toluca, Mexico
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nice plaza

it's about a nice colonial era plaza surrounded by many nice old buildings , it's a good place for... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2015
Yucef-GB
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Beirut, Lebanon
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Jul 21, 2018
“Gorgeous plaza”
Dec 4, 2017
“Great views in the middle of the city”
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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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Reviewed July 21, 2018

A beautiful open space that is lovely to visit during the day and so beautiful at night when it is lit up. The buildings such as the Palacio de Gobierno depict the richness of the era. It is a lively venue, with vendors nearby, children...More

Thank elyem
Reviewed December 4, 2017

The plaza is the open space north of the cathedral. The Palacio de Gobierno on the plaza's east side was built in the 18th century for a colonial family. In the turret of its main staircase is a mural of the history of Zacatecas state,...More

Thank Jovos
Reviewed October 1, 2017

Beautiful scenario, traveling in time to the past, accompanied of peregrinations, nice areas to walk take a coffee, a lot of art, public concerts. If not located in downtown avoid taking your vehicle, very busy, take Uber or hotel transportation, not a lot of parking...More

Thank ROC_1111
Reviewed September 16, 2017

This plaza always has something going on here. From the September 15th Independence day celebration, to concerts, to art shows, to marathons, it is the center of what is happening in Zacatecas. I stay in the Hotel Emporio which is right across the street and...More

Thank Jarhead4life
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.

Thank Tina Q
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.

Thank johntpt
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.

Thank Marshall K
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.

Thank DanielHenrysson
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.

Thank Yucef-GB
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.

Thank DonCesar
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