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One of the largest public plazas in the world, the Zócalo is the heart of Mexico City and is one of the city's most famous attractions.
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Calle Plaza de La Constitucion S/N | Centro Histórico de la Cdad. de México, Centro, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
Cuauhtemoc District
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Reviewed today via mobile

Nice plaza to just stroll, chill and watch people passing by. Reminiscent of plazas in Europe. Instagram-worthy!

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed today via mobile

An enormous square with one of the biggest flags in the world. Cathedral on one side, government buildings on two sides and restaurants and jewellery stores on the other. This is where the opening sequence of James Bond 'Spectre' was filmed, with the Day of...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a huge square which attracts tourists, locals, protests. It feels like the centre of town and is an important area for old remains and the huge cathedral

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank tommytraveller
Reviewed 2 days ago

go everywhere in the world like everywhere and if you dont' your bad yep you are bad worse than my sister is a volleyball 😉😂

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Elijah B
Reviewed 4 days ago

This massive public square offers great viewing of so many adjacent landmarks. Busy and vibrant, a great gathering spot. Not over run with people, that you would experience in Europe.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Apart from the National Anthropological museum, Zocalo is the other must visit attraction in Mexico City. This is heart of the Mexico that was founded by the Spanish on old Tenochtitlan. It is a joy to walk around and to take pictures, all the tour...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a must in mexico city. big plaza with churhes and other things to see. you can also fin mariachis in the middlo of the day

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 161jackn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking into this area is extremely gratifying. I had absolutely no idea that Mexico had this type of European influence. I've always visited Mexican beaches, but visiting El Zocalo has made me appreciate Mexico for more than what I did in the past. Definitely a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank jessmadrigal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful historic part of the city, definitely worth checking out! The facade of the cathedral is mesmerizing with all of the statues and you can catch some traditional dance troupe and good people watching as well.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to be in Mexico City the days before Independence Day. The square was a hive of activity as preparations were being made for the celebration. The ruins of Templo Mayor are right next to the square. A major shopping area (Madero Avenue)...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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giraldilla305
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Response from ES_CDMX_ | Reviewed this property |
Es seguro caminar de Bellas Artes al zócalo a las 10pm. Habrá mucha gente y la calle peatonal está iluminada. Recomiendo el bajo perfil (no joyas ostentosas) y mantenerse alerta. Disfruta tu estancia.
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Response from H8456YXjosem | Reviewed this property |
2 hours should be plenty of time to walk around and visit the church & possibly the museums. This is definitely not a whole day thing, after 2-3 hours you would want to get some rest or go have something to eat.
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