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Address: Avenida Constitucion a 5 | Zona Centro, Monterrey 64000, Mexico
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Main plaza where most of the city's historical monuments, museums and...

Main plaza where most of the city's historical monuments, museums and hotels are located.

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Excellent place to enjoy a relaxing walk.

Its a great place to just go for a walk after shopping or dining during your stay. Many times during the year you will find concerts or people setting up shoppes. I myself... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Saúl P
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Its a great place to just go for a walk after shopping or dining during your stay. Many times during the year you will find concerts or people setting up shoppes. I myself frequent it during the month of december when you can find countless Mexican souvenirs.

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We bought gifts from the many vendors at the park. It was great seeing families out on a Sunday afternoon enjoying the wonderful weather. I tried the Mexican Grilled Street Corn, which was fabulous. There were so many freshly squeezed juices for sale - all of them were great. Of all of the places I went to in Monterrey, this... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

It's a huge square, there's nothing to expect more than that. However, it takes you to 3 of the museums that are in the city centre, it has nice cafe's and if you face east you gat to also see the mountains. I was frequently there because my hotel was really close. That is the place you take the boat... More 

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Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Excellent views. Great shots for your memories. Very nice architecture all around. You can visit the Museo del Palacio (free entrance)

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Huge public place for sightseeing, taking pictures or just spending time relaxing. It is always appreciated that governments care to give this public places instead to shopping malls...

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Nice cathedral and nice plaza for walking although the stores are more suited for local tastes, nothing for tourists like souvenirs of any kind and limited eateries.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

In order to build the new and lovely plaza, large parts of the old city had to be destroyed. This upset many residents of the city. I personally heard from the staff of a museum on the plaza that the ghost of a monk still haunts it, and was even caught on the security camera. Modernization comes at a dear... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Macroplaza is a true, local landmak of Monterrey! Emblematic, spacious - very specific and important part of downtown Monterrey. However, there are some abandoned areas and some of them are badly damaged. The walk along the plaza is itself very pleasant though, remember to wear some comfortable shoes!

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Thank KarolaRS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Macroplaza is free and takes you right in to the Centro de Monterey. It has nice monuments. Nice green space. Great for a day of some inexpensive shopping while in Monterey. Great and fresh street food in the area. The food is very affordable and delicious!!!

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Euless, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Don't miss strolling along the vast Gran Plaza (Macroplaza) in Monterrey. Fine museums, historic and modern architecture, great place to people-watch and take photos. Minutes from metro stations, shopping, restaurants.

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