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Address: Puebla, Mexico
Phone Number: 2221221100
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An old fountain rests at the center of this bucolic plaza, located in...

An old fountain rests at the center of this bucolic plaza, located in Puebla's historic district.

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A big flat piece of pavement

So on most days, the Zocalo is just a big flat nothing with cars running around and beautiful buildings surrounding it. But get there at the right time of year, and it turns into... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Craig T
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San Rafael, California
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San Rafael, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So on most days, the Zocalo is just a big flat nothing with cars running around and beautiful buildings surrounding it. But get there at the right time of year, and it turns into a spectacular spot. When we were there in late November, they were building all sorts of structures for Christmas fun, including what looked like a ski... More 

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Tehuacan, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There's a bus to Zocalo from the big bus terminal you arrived in, if you arrived by bus. It's 6 pesos, and takes about 20 minutes (in traffic) It's a typical Zocalo of a Mexican city; architecture, museums, restaurants, and hostels/hotels are all within a 15 minute walk!

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Thank Tom W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really like the Puebla zocalo! it keeps an historic feel with a modern day atmosphere. Fantastic food options, great for a morning coffee to start your day, lunch, and a spectacular backdrop for dinner. A wide variety of eating options at all levels and costs. this is a personal favourite for people watching! The streets are closed off in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you are looking for impressive colonial architecture, combined with a very genuine mexican experience, including many shops and local tourists, this is a great place to visit. We stayed right across the street at la alhondiga for a very resasonable rate even though they aren't found here on tripadvisor

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely by day or night. We enjoyed dance, music, and theater in the two nights that we spent visiting the Zocalo. There was so much going on we couldn't fit it all into our schedule.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Zocalo was a fun very vibrant place to visit and walk around, full of life, street vendors and Mexico's wonderful color and people. Very busy, quite touristy but worth visiting. Me encantó caminar por el Zocalo de Puebla, esta lleno de color y vida, un poco comercial y turístico, pero cale la pena conocer.

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Thank Alejandra L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Zocalo on 12th October 2016. First we came during day time. We were advised to see in the night also, so we again visited it during night. I was mesmerised with its beauty and splendour. It is really marvellous. I also liked the cleanliness of the surroundings. It was awesome during night with the perfect lights. Its grandeur... More 

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Vernon, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On Saturday night the vibe is busy, busy, busy!! Packed with people there is something for everyone. We returned Sunday night to a totally different scene - closed to traffic in sections the zocalo was so family friendly - kids running around playing - so much fun. Certainly amongst one of the best zocalo's we've been to.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This isn't a review of the Zocalo itself (which was beautiful) but rather of the city of Puebla in general. I wish I'd stayed longer to explore more of its beautiful architecture, but we were only there for a short time... but the best of times. Puebla is an absolutely charming city with lots to do and see, the people... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Be ready to be amace this is a rich wonderful and great cathedral so big that is almost gigantic and the iron works stone and wood is unique a must see in Puebla this city lives around this wholy place!

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