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Owner description: One of the largest public plazas in the world, the Zócalo is the heart of Mexico City and is one of the city's most famous attractions.
Reviewed March 5, 2013

Third largest town square in the world, and they use it for many interesting events, Don't miss the raising and lowering of the flag every day.

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Reviewed March 1, 2013

The army had commandeered the whole square and was setting up a huge display of all things military. Had the display been open, I might feel differently, but it wasn't open, so we could only walk around the perimeter of the Zocolo.

Nothing to see, nothing to do, nothing to hear, nothing to watch. Yes it's big alright, if size is your thing. It's one-stop-shopping because the Presidential Palace, the Cathedral and Templo Major are all right there too.

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Reviewed February 21, 2013

Zócalo is a beautiful place close to great restaurants, bars and museums, unfortunately it tends to be crowed. You can find several activities and expos all year long, even free concerts.

It is always nicer to go when there are no union strikes camping on it, nor temporary artificial skating rink (during winter holidays). Best times to visit are September (this is Mexico's Independence month, you will find everything decorated accordingly) and late October (close to Dead's Day holiday, you may find some monumental traditional offerings).

Thank EmmanuelFdz
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Reviewed February 2, 2013

Unmissable heart of the city - go into the Presidential palace to see the Riviera murals depicting the history of Mexico - really super. If you have time, do go to the back right side of the Cathedral (from the square)where you can go into the Temple Major - the earliest foundations of the city. Its a great open air site and the little museum is cute too.

3  Thank Lena289
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Reviewed January 20, 2013

A must if you visit Mexico City. Very interesting to see the aztec ruins at the Templo Mayor next to the Cathedral.

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