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Miguel Hidalgo Central Park

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Central park crowded with vendors on a Sunday

First visited this park in 1963. Quite a change in the intervening years! On the Sunday when our... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2018
Athens GA
Perhaps another time?

This might be an enjoyable park any day other than December 26 when it was overcrowded with... read more

Reviewed May 12, 2018
Linda C
Moorpark, California
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Jun 2, 2018
“Central park crowded with vendors on a Sunday”
May 12, 2018
“Perhaps another time?”
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Av. Sexta Nte | Centro, Tapachula, Mexico
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Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

For the hinterlands of Mexico this may be an OK park but to a typical world traveler it is nothing more than a poorly kept and undistinguished little park. City Hall across the street is dirty and full of locals loitering around. The church is...More

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Reviewed June 2, 2018

First visited this park in 1963. Quite a change in the intervening years! On the Sunday when our cruise ship was in port, there were many people and a host of local vendors, selling miscellaneous items to other locals. The park is convenient to the...More

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Reviewed May 12, 2018

This might be an enjoyable park any day other than December 26 when it was overcrowded with tourists, locals, protestors, and vendors. It had all the elements: palms, a gazebo, fountains, and flowers, but it was chaotic and traffic was a nightmare. It was the...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed May 20, 2017

We went to M. Hidalgo Central Park and the water fountains were spectacular. From this site, the tourist guide showed us the Catholic Church which building size was reduced when the President was non-Catholic. Next to this park are shops, restaurants, the municipal government and...More

Thank Zoraida J
Reviewed May 4, 2017

This park is quite pleasant and their is a very note-able attempt to beautify the park. The church is plain but welcoming. There are washrooms in the City Hall at the head of the park. Handicraft vendors on one side and shoe shine on the...More

2  Thank Teresa H
Reviewed April 9, 2017

This is not the most beautiful plaza that we have seen in a Mexican City. But this is the most beautiful in Tapachula and should be appreciated for what it is. Lots of locals, shops and restaurants. Be sure and go into th church and...More

2  Thank J-W
Reviewed November 25, 2016

We went to the Tapachula City Center as part of the tour offered at the Puerto Chiapas Cruise Terminal. It also covered the Izapa Ruins and a chocolate making demonstration. The city square is very similar to a lot of other Mexican City Squares. It...More

Thank 2torontotraveller
Reviewed July 27, 2016

This place is Tapachula downtowns, you can see all around commercial places, boutiques, restaurants, a catholic church, local government, there are many people, children, etc.

Thank Gisel A
Reviewed June 7, 2016

The only thing in town apart from stalls selling rubbish to the tourists. The museum which is located in an old building had promise but it was closed and had been vacated for later restoration. A dump of a place. The town hall was the...More

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Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

This is the oldest park for families in the town it was very popular in the past but now is more visited for people who came from Guatemala, but is in the downtown area so you could always visit and have a plenty of choices...More

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Teresa H
January 25, 2017|
Response from 2torontotraveller | Reviewed this property |
Our tour was private. We got it from the cruise terminal. The tour guides of this area got together to arrange these tours and they will fill up large buses or small buses depending on the demand. the cost was only $45... More