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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.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“huge square” (26 reviews)
“templo mayor” (81 reviews)
Plaza de la Constitucion S/N, Mexico City 06060, Mexico
Centro Historico
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Reviewed 5 January 2016

Like the best plazas of great cities, this central spot has a metro stop, countless stores and restaurants, a cathedral, and the national palace.

Thank GuyFromPasadena
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Zocalo is a very beautiful plaza ,where the cathedral is located .I will recommend if you go to go early between 8-1:30pm ,After that it gets very crowed ,I mean that you can't even walk.It is very Spanish type and around them you can eat...More

Thank piuvera
Reviewed 4 January 2016

I've been here many (many) times and I just love this place. Is one of the biggest plazas in Latin America and it is always busy and there are centuries of history in here. The main show is the Metropolitan Cathedral, inside you'll see the...More

Thank juanvzla
Reviewed 4 January 2016

It's a beautiful and historic square that overwhelms and the Basilica is fantastic. Take the time to walk around. There is a great shopping street just adjacent to the square.

Thank Terry D
Reviewed 4 January 2016

So apparently this is the 3rd largest centers to see and it is big. Pretty cool to see all the old buildings around there. Was worth the quick trip.

Thank Colorado79
Reviewed 4 January 2016

A wonderful gathering space for the city. Flanked by government building and magnificent hotels. During the day lots of commerce occurs here. Tourist information and tours are readily available from here. There are lots of public art works on the zocalo.

Thank Father_Stephen
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We were there at Christmas time to the square was filled with a huge ice skating rink which obscured the experience of the large square. However it is impressive, there was a huge tree and an enormous piñata and tons of great people watching. Just...More

Thank twinsareenough
Reviewed 3 January 2016

This is where it ALL happens in the DF. Riot police, street vendors, "Aztec" dancers, protest marchers, you name it. I LOVE this place. It is the essence of the DF and I'll never stop coming here!

Thank HockeyDad95
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

A must when in Mexico City. It's deep in the heart of the city and a fabulous site to see. Plenty of great opportunities for picture taking and social media bragging. Instagram away!!

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 1 January 2016

This is the place where everything begin according the national legend, is the place where the eagle were standing on a big cactus eating a snake, in fact you may find it in our flag, and it represented that our ancestors have finally find a...More

Thank Madmoiselle_Citrone
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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David H
28 July 2017|
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Response from Marina G | Reviewed this property |
i apologize for the late answer since the question but yes it still takes place and it happens at 6:00 am and 6:00 pm, the zocalo is an open space and unless an special event is taking place or some sort of infrastructure is... More
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Billie W
13 March 2017|
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Response from JupiterNine | Reviewed this property |
Its very walkable and i would say 3 blocks by 3 or 4 blocks..
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