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24 Jan 2019
“At times, overwhelming”
19 Dec 2018
“Busy Street With Touts”
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Reviewed 24 January 2019 via mobile

This is a pedestrian street that runs from the Zocalo to the Alameda. At times it held throngs so large that it was overwhelming. People-watching heaven. Pushy eyeglass pusher hell.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank califcasl
Reviewed 19 December 2018

The positive was you could walk without traffic. It also had numerous shops and stores that were promoted by touts along the street. There were also many people asking for money. Interesting place to walk through but that was about it.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Dodging traffic in crowded Mexico City is no fun, so this street is a delight. Judging from the vast numbers of people that crowd it day and night, I'm not alone in this judgment. I use it mainly for transportation, not shopping. There are, however,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank califcasl
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We walked this street and area twice. The first time we liked the energy and did not stop to shop. We came back for a little shopping area wherein they had many shops with local goods (and trees lit up with red lights). When we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Of the many worthy sights for the multitude of casual strollers on this central CDMX avenue, one not to miss is the open air exhibition of 20 Salvador Dali bronze sculptures. The sculptures reprising some of Dali’s most famous paintings are very much at home...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

This street has always a lot of people walking back and forth, my favorite run is from the Zocalo to the museum of fine arts,it is about six blocks and you can find a lot of interesting people, bars, restaurants and it is just an...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed 28 November 2017

If you're looking a place where you want to complete your shopping list in Mexico city, this is the place. It is a pedestrian street that goes from Palacio de Bellas Artes to Zocalo square. You'll find stores of many kind of products, from typical...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank OmarRayas
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I enjoyed walking from Bella Artes to Constitution park along this pedestrian mall. True, I enjoy walking, so that could have been main attraction. Lots of people, and MANY jewelry shops and little hallways leading to shops. There were some interesting buildings, but did not...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank WJD_CO
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We went there on Friday night - a great place to to see some night life. There are bars, clubs but also a lot of street entertainment. It's a pedestrian only street, very safe and crowded, a fun place to be at night.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank heckfy
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This is the Hollywood Blvd or Time Square of Mexico City. There are lots of people wearing costumes looking to collect a bit of change while you shoot a photo with them. I particularly liked the copper painted and dressed bandits. There were two sets...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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