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Address: Costera Miguel Aleman, s/n | Frente al Muelle Central, Acapulco 39300, Mexico
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A traditional Mexican town square.

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This is the playground for locals.

And a good experience for tourists too. The place is alive with families on Sunday evenings. A band plays in the kiosk at 5pm and there are a couple of restaurants in the plaza... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 November 2011
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2011

Good reasonable priced restaurants try Mi Picia! Safe and clean this is where you see the Mexican peoples from school kids, families Ex Pats and some Tourist

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2011

And a good experience for tourists too. The place is alive with families on Sunday evenings. A band plays in the kiosk at 5pm and there are a couple of restaurants in the plaza where you can get excellent seafood dishes. All kinds of street vendors congregates in this area, and it's touristy because just across the street is where... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2011

Wonderful place to experience the heart of Acapulco. You can visit the church, and walk through many walkways to shop or eat. There are a million birds chirping at night. Many locals sitting and relaxing. Short walk to Woolworth's and the busy traffic area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2011

Thei is a very nice piazza with the Church and the shopping around here is quite an experience. The vendors are all trying to get your nusiness. Its fun....

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Floral Park, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2007

For a very authentic mexican feel a visit to the Zocalo is a must. Its a great place to people watch which also has many local shops at extremely reasonable prices. The restaurants in this area provide great food at great prices a must for all visitors on any trip to Acapulco!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2006

zMost cities/towns in Mexico of any appreciable size will have a central square, most frequently referred to as a "Zócalo." Acapulco's zócalo, located across the street from the Malecón and Bahia Santa Lucia, is named Plaza Juan Álvarez - after illustrious state hero Gen. (and later President of Mexico) Juan Álvarez. The plaza is bordered by the city's Roman Catholic... More 

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