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A Must Visit if going to Campeche

Basically this is the "center of it all." After visiting the Malecon in Campeche, you must go... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
Pattaya, Thailand
Good starting point

This is the best point to start the visit to the City of Campeche. The park is beautiful and is... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Mexico City
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Much of what happens in Campeche seems to take place around the Plaza de la Independencia. The square, which features a large gazebo, where the tourist info booth is located, dates back to the mid 16th century. It is a place where the community seems...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JRAsFishBabe
Reviewed 25 January 2018

A great place to sit and people watch. Walk through the buildings and a get a good feel of days gone by and how people used to live. There always seems to be a lot going on, but yet it remains peaceful.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Helena N
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Here starts all in the historic center in Campeche, ciudad amurallada, restaurants, the cathetral, etc.. Beautiful city

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank richard m
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Basically this is the "center of it all." After visiting the Malecon in Campeche, you must go here. You experience a lot of the history of Campeche by visiting this location.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank BuddyinCharlotte2014
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This is the best point to start the visit to the City of Campeche. The park is beautiful and is very interesting to see the people walking by.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank kartikmexico
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I finished off my walk in the mercado and came around the corner to see this lovely place. Lots to see and so many beautiful old homes to look at. The sculptures were very interesting and I took some time to enjoy the sights here.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank gargoylelair
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Take a stroll here. Find an empty park bench under a shade tree. And prepare to people watch. There is actually a lot to do in and around the park. Of course a visit to the main cathedral is a must. Across the square from...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Tufduty
Reviewed 23 November 2016

good place to people watch and to get on the tour bus..well looked after and across the street from the Cathedral.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Panchito45
Reviewed 18 January 2016

we were wandering around this colourful unesco town, finding the bastions and gates, and popping into churches, the museum and a garden. near all these sights we came upon this square. the town's staff were decorating for xmas, which is always an odd feeling in...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank jarmwr40
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