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Plaza de Las Armas

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This town square is a favorite performance spot for local bands.
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Calle Miguel Lerdo de Tejada, Veracruz 91700, Mexico
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

you can walk day or night but by night you can see folkloric dancing like jarochos, danzon coupled and sometime even contests like I was able to watch on Saturday afternoon with dozens of kids

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank javierdelmoral
Reviewed 4 June 2018

How could it get any better than a live 40 piece band, live dancers, just normal folks dancing and enjoying life, old couples were prevalent, and all dress up and danced their hearts out, open to all

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank mototyacht
Reviewed 26 May 2018

I love plazas. Especially the main ones in a big old city. And this one has it all. Most nights there are festivities with music and dancing. Lots of restaurants surround on a couple of sides and music is always playing in the streets at...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank gopkrs
Reviewed 17 January 2018

What I like about this Plaza de Armas is that a real public space used and enjoyed by the Veracruz community, which happens to also welcome visitors -- who can absorb a better sense of the community by walking around, stopping at a government building,...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Lucinda M
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Visited the "Zocalo" every day during our two week stay in Veracruz. It's always lively and there seems to be a special event every evening. The plaza is surrounded by a church, hotels, restaurants, stores, and a municipal palace. If you enjoy people watching, this...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

We really enjoyed a three day visit to Veracruz. The central square, the Plaza De Armas is where we tended to gravitate towards every evening as there are some gorgeous restaurants and bars both on it and around it and the place has a lovely...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Nice and cultural place to go and chillin'. Very near to La Plaza de Tecnologías with electronic products with low prices. Some pubs and restaurants around.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Fausto C
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Always full of people and with shows. Lots of live music and people walking bye. You can eat in the different areas around it. It was recently burned by a fire so the main palace looks burned. Nice place to also see the church cathedral...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank lforest
Reviewed 6 February 2016

had a stroll in this area with a few friends and found quite a lot of activity going on. street shows, concerts. dancing. lots of shopping and vendors. and tons of old structural buildings to take snapshots of. Be wary the town is a bit...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Daddyluv01
Reviewed 3 February 2016

It is the main square of the city with a lot od terraces where you can watch what is going on.In the evening there is a lot of live music

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank bruno123452015
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