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Address: Poder Legislativo | Rio Balsas, Cuernavaca, Mexico
Phone Number:
+52 777 203 9768
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This plaza is the heart and soul of the city and is always filled with...

This plaza is the heart and soul of the city and is always filled with throngs of people, vendors and local bands.

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Just one of many charming

locations in this authentic Mexican city. It is not your typical tourist trap. This is what I fondly call the REAL Mexico! Families stroll and it is like a step back in time.

Reviewed 15 March 2017
nanatravels2
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Phoenix, Arizona

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Denver, Colorado
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920 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I suspect most of the locals know this place as the Zocalo. It is a beautiful square with plenty of people to interact with. Artisans sell their work right there. If you would like to see a real Mexican city, come here and spend some time observing.

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Mexico City
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35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Yes! The kiosco of the PLaza de la Constitución was designed by Mr. Eifel. If you want to know more about this, visit the Plaza and taste a Esquites adiring the kiosko.

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Thank mahinojo
Phoenix, Arizona
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334 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

locations in this authentic Mexican city. It is not your typical tourist trap. This is what I fondly call the REAL Mexico! Families stroll and it is like a step back in time.

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Thank nanatravels2
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22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Simply amazing, especially love Saturday evenings with all the old folk dancing. Just have a seat and watch the people of Cuernavaca enjoy their day. Everyone is so happy, families are together enjoying life. The gazebo was built by Eifel and is absolutely gorgeous and has fruit drink vendors around its base and a band stand for entertainment. We are... More 

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Thank Ed C
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317 reviews
147 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

This is a very typical place to look around and take pictures. You can get an approach to the local culture and ambience in this place. When we visited there was music. Very nice.

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Thank Sandra V
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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240 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

very nice place to look around and to hang out, and if you want to learn about the area, get your shoes shined here from one of the colorful boleros, who if you're lucky will regale you with some tales

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Thank ChristopherOnTheMove
MN, USA
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124 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This pocket of activity was a magnet in the busy surrounds. Filled with vendors in a good way, children playing, plenty of benches, and great affordable snacks and juices at the base of the bandstand, it is a photographr-of-life's dream come true. Joy abounds in the density of Centro!

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Thank jesseMN
US
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170 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016

This is an interesting place to people watch. Really starts ginning on Friday and Saturday nights. Lots of vendors, some performers, food, etc. When I was in the center of the city, I usually made it a point to walk through this just to feel the vibes of the city. Other than the people and the vendors, nothing else. It... More 

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San Diego, California
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302 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2015

We pass this square repeatedly throughout the day and there are lots of people relaxing or selling. There are some concerts in the beautiful gazebo at times. We preferred the larger square adjacent to this and enjoyed a lady who made and sold fresh churro so.

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Thank SanDiegoBJ
Cuernavaca, Mexico
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160 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This is as colorful as it is becoming! If something is happening, it is right here: you get to see people left and right, your shoes polished, cotton candy in many colors, and the fruit stand to enjoy smoothies, juices and blendies, you are going to like it if you enjoy the view of old Cuerna. There is a lot... More 

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