Plaza Principal
Plaza Principal
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Kathy P
Niagara Falls, Canada327 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019 • Friends
A charming, beautiful, authentic Mexican plaza to sit, enjoy and people watch. Stopped in here for lunch and a cultural experience during a Bike Mexico tour. People are awesome, town is a real gem. Please stop and check it out.
Written 20 March 2019
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David D
Devon, UK25,290 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018 • Couples
Friday 13th April and we visited Mascota as part of our Vallarta Adventures cultural tour, Pueblos Magicos.

Having visited the "Unfinished Church" from there it was a short walk down the wide cobbled street, with is large grand houses, we were fortunate that our Guide was able to take us inside to the courtyard of one of these wonderful houses.

We soon arrived at the Plaza Principal in Mascota, the central hub of town. One of the most striking buildings there is another church Basilica de la Virgen de los Dolores (reviewed separately). There is a metal bandstand/gazebo in the centre surrounded by the small gardens and stone seating and the dramatic backdrop with the mountains behind.
Written 19 April 2018
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ArmandoEsquivel
63 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2018 • Family
The place is just average, there is not mucho to see although it is a Magic Town, a denomination given by the tourism office from México to those places that have historical value. It is just ok.
Written 2 April 2018
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racinee
Canada148 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2018 • Couples
This is where you will want to sit and relax and just watch how the locals live and interact. You have no choice but become part of the slow paced environment.
Written 1 March 2018
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riskyone
Austin, TX417 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2017 • Solo
Love to sit here and watch people coming and going. Lots of activity to include watching things before sold on the street. It’s a great place to hear the church bells.
Written 27 December 2017
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AnotherGringo
Mexico City, Mexico49 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2017 • Family
This is the zacalo of Mascota. It is a good place to just sit and watch the locals congregate. The first time that i was here I began to notice that the young people started to walk around the central kiosk, boys in one direction, girls in the other, while their parents sat and watched. The locals told me this was the custumary way for the young people to meet. Obviously weekends are best.
Written 7 November 2017
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Catalina M
Mascota, Mexico34 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2017 • Couples
If you want to sit for a while amidst lovely flowers, shaped trees and a fountain surrounded by stone frogs, this is the place. Children play on the steps of the gazebo, and on Sunday, vendors sell local art and crafts. The church across the street rings bells to mark the time. It truely is a "plaza típico", a vision of real Mexico.
Written 18 February 2017
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Salvador Z
Mascota, Mexico21 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2017 • Friends
It's the only one plaza in the world with octagonal shape and allows people walk in circles arround it. The kiosk and the clocks of the tower were brought from Paris around 1800.
Written 17 January 2017
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travel4family2
Lakewood, CA117 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2016 • Family
We stopped by because it is a Pueblo Magico in Mexico. We briefly stopped by and strolled around the plaza. We had coffee in a small shop by the plaza.
Written 29 October 2016
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Java9er
Sun City West, AZ2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2016 • Family
It is large, comfortable and full of interesting friendly locals. And friendly can be used to describe Mascota generally.
Written 25 October 2016
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