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Arco Triunfal de la Calzada de los Heroes

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Address: Calzada de los Heroes, Zona Centro, Leon, Mexico
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This is the icon for Leon with a LIon atop an arch. This arch for the heros of Mexico is a stand out for this city. The arch has long walkway up to it that leads to a bridge... read more

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San Diego, California, United States
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San Diego, California, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is the icon for Leon with a LIon atop an arch. This arch for the heros of Mexico is a stand out for this city. The arch has long walkway up to it that leads to a bridge called the "Bridge of Love" that couple put locks on to show their love. There are romanesque small statues that line... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An awesome sight to see with a lion roaming at the top of the arc. We were fortunate to see it lit up at night located at a family friendly walking zone we walked through THE BRIDGE OF LOVE that includes trendy coffee shops, artisanal Mexican local ice cream shop etc. a must see!

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Queretaro City, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Name of the city is precisely LEON which means LION therefore it is the most representative Icon of the city. Not a huge size but enough to impress anyone who likes architecture.

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Ontario, California
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Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

A dedicated entryway to the city. Not a whole lot to see, appreciate it for the history behind it. Yummy inlce cream shop next to it. Grad a cup and people watch.

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New York City, New York
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed February 5, 2017

Nice area to walk and check out a few restaurants. No parking near the blvd. Grounds are very well taken care of, but the cafe's look old and not very appealing to eat, but maybe have a few drinks.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

This is in the historic downtown district. A nice place to walk, a small row of local crafts such as handmade clothes, scarves, lotions, candies. A few nice bars with outside patios along this route. Can walk a few blocks between here and the Plaza Principal, to see the main sights of Leon. Worth seeing both If you are in... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed December 26, 2016

You see one, you've seen them all. It was nice but I wouldn't go out of my way to see it. But if you go to this area (which you should), it's a nice perk.

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Leon, Mexico
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Reviewed November 15, 2016

Nice place for walking in at he afternoon or At night visto some bars an restaurants Excelente lugar para conocer el arco del la calzada, y varios restaure te cercanos como la Casona o Glotton. O por la noche muchos bares pequeños

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Ile-de-France, France
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Reviewed November 7, 2016

Walk along Calle Calz. de los Hereos all the way to Francisco Madero and the Plaza Principal. You will pass the main attractions of the old city, shops and coffee places.

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24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

A must see when in Leon GTO. You can walk the "malecón", which is the beautiful boardwalk, perfect for a morning stroll or any time of day, in fact. Nice landscaping, relatively clean. Pet friendly.

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