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Plenty to see and do

The Central Park of San Cristobal is crawling with nearby museums, churches, cathedrals and many... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2018
WilliamThomas
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Pleasant green space to relax in Centro

This small but verdant green park is centrally positioned in the heart of San Cristóbal, opposite... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
Funambulator
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Sydney Olympic Park, Australia
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Plaza 31 De Marzo, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
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Reviewed 13 December 2018

The Central Park of San Cristobal is crawling with nearby museums, churches, cathedrals and many cafes, bars and restaurants. This is a must see so I would strongly advise checking it out for yourself! The patches of green space offer some respite from the usual...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank WilliamThomas
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

This small but verdant green park is centrally positioned in the heart of San Cristóbal, opposite both the Zócalo & Amarillo Catedral, but affords a respite from the bustle of adjoining tourist streets. Wide paths with amble benches to sit on lead from the periphery...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

So much of what tourists need is around the plaza or within a few blocks: restaurants (and budget restaurants just south along Insurgentes), banks with ATMs (Santander has much lower surcharges, around $31 MXD, vs BBVA Bancomer's $81 MXD), two 24-hour OXXO stores (about the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

I loved this park. On the edge of the park were some local teenagers teaching each other how to break dance which I thought was really cool. There were some people dancing (for tips) in traditional dress and some other people in national costume you...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank IvyD-L
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This park has many walkways to stroll on in the center of San Cristobal. Lots of people enjoy the park with benches all around if you want to relax and enjoy the view. It has a Band Shell in the center and is a peaceful...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Don G C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

VERY nice park just to hang out, musicians, food vendors, walking tours, VERY safe even at night and plenty of bars and restaurants

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Lenny A
Reviewed 28 December 2016

It is what it is, the central park in the middle of a SC. It is almost always lively and quite pretty. It has free wifi throughout and is a great place to people watch. Just make sure you get a shaded bench on the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Telordin
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Like most main squares in Mexico, always bustling and a center of activity. There is usually something happening here especially in the evening and seemingly always on the weekends. Nice to hang out and people watch, catch a small performance, or grab a small snack...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank AKnomad907
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Typical mexican square in the center of San Cristobal. There is a nice cafe in the middle of the square.

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Tissa010
Reviewed 3 June 2016

as all Mexican cities, this park is wonderful for people watching and enjoying the views. Especially liked the wonderful multi-marimbas concerts each evening.

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank kwdoug1
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