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At the intersection of Juarez and 20 de Noviembre | Centro Histórico, Mexico City 06060, Mexico
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At the intersection of Juarez and 20 de Noviembre | Centro Histórico, Mexico City 06060, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the main square in Mexico City and as the rest of the city is huge and rich in history and architectural treasures, from the excavations of the Aztec main temple to the president's national palace and national cathedral, a visit to Mexico without...More

Thank salomon v
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is second biggest square in the world after red square in Moscow. Nice to walk around and take picture with huge Mexican flag. What i recommend is to visit one of the terrace restaurant on top of historical buildings surrounding Zocalo, example Primer Cuadro...More

Thank RolandNavratil
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located on the city centre, a must for Mexico City! The square is different from other squares since it's flat in order to welcome more Mexicans during special dates. You can see the cathedral which is inclined due to the terrain.

Thank Sebastian S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Zocalo is an iconic place that is challenged with multiple afflictions; traffic is difficult challenging the access to it. The crowds and the countless street vendors add to the flavor but can test your patience. Perhaps the worst is that the Zocalo is often...More

Thank ejpm2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful architectural, with great history. There are tour guides who work for tips, they are awesome you will get your money's worth, we gave the young man $15 US dollars for 2 hour tour. Very knowledgeable and friendly and kind. Most of them are students...More

Thank Lucy_bu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really really big square. Haven't seen anything similar in my life so far. Great spot for taking photos, including mexican flag (especially when it's windy), catedrala Metropolitana, Templo mayor. Beware of pickpockets, and keep your valuables close to you.

Thank Jelence12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another beautiful place full of history, there are restaurants in shops all around , great spot to take pictures

Thank Citlaly H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great central place to go on Mexico City. There are four or more museums close by, easily accessible by metro, and a goos first stop in the City

Thank Sanfranciscotown
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting area and probably a must see for tourists. It was quite bustling with people when I visited. Be careful - a couple blocks from here in a touristy crowded area my pocket was picked.

Thank johncbutler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The heart of Mexico City is the Plaza de la Constitución. Residents began calling it the Zócalo, meaning ‘base,’ in the 19th century, when plans for a major monument to independence went unrealized, leaving only the pedestal. Measuring 220m from north to south, and 240m...More

Thank kperezmon
Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro
Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings
and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico
City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio
Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas
Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to
admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit
the wide variety of markets and plazas where any
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Billie W
I know it is 3rd largest square in the world, but how big is it? How many blocks?
13 March 2017|
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Response from Adrian S | Reviewed this property |
HUGE. It is almost 3 mexican blocks by other 3. Im calling them mexican blocks coz everything was made by spanish and mexican engineers so it is not accurate
We are arriving at 630pm, I'm guessing we will get to Mexico City by 830pm. Is Zocalo a good area to stay for Restaurants and some Mexican music?
1 April 2015|
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Response from Mexicaviajero | Reviewed this property |
Sure ...There is just one hotel in front of Zocalo Square...The Hotel de la Ciudad de México you can find international and mexican cuisine as well as mexican Sure...you casnt take as your base to know México city... More
Alejandro S
¿Cuál es el horario de las tiendas en Zócalo?
23 March 2017|
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Response from camilo p | Reviewed this property |
Cierran tipo 7:00 a 9:00 pm pero en fin de semana ademas ya avanzada la noche es bueno andar por hay solo si vas con tu camara!
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