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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.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“huge square” (26 reviews)
“templo mayor” (80 reviews)
Plaza de la Constitucion S/N, Mexico City 06060, Mexico
Centro Historico
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Reviewed 6 days ago

You can't say you went to Mexico City without going to the Zocalo. Be careful with pickpockets especially at the metro station and streets behind the Zocalo... In the Zocalo lots of police vigilance, it feels really safe. If you can go at sunset, it...More

Thank BrendaFL
Reviewed 6 days ago

if you are an architect and know about the main square development of each city this is the place to go, you can actually see the redevelopment of each corner to make it function and the cathedral as main focus and the government palace, a...More

Thank Efra G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Zocalo is known as the 3rd largest square in the world, however, unfortunately, it was under construction, as of July 2017. But you must visit, as the architectures around Zocalo were gorgeous!

Thank 408yukaa
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most imposing squares in the world, where in only a few steps you can find testimonies of three cultures: pre-Hispanic, colonial and contemporary. The square is majestic, dominated by the National Palace, official seat of the President of the Republic; The Metropolitan...More

Thank Malonsoc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although it is complicated to reach it beacuse of the trafic, you can always take an Uber to be there. It is the most important and historic plaza or zocalo from any city in Mexico. It has been modified MANY times depending on the needs...More

Thank albertocF9347HF
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is definitely one of the top attractions to visit in Mexico City to witness its massive scale. The main square is characterized by its large buildings, and the vast amount of people that each day visit. There are a number of restaurants where you...More

Thank GlobalCesar
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are coming to Mexico City, you must see this place, there is a lot of history and culture, you can see the outside of the most iconic buildings.

Thank josyz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful area. The main square was under construction so the flag was not there to see. The Cathedral was beautiful and just steps away is the Templo Mayor.

Thank Krystina R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Full of character and energy. Beautiful architecture and an opportunity to see some local markets and vendors. Go during the weekend daytime and soak up the atmosphere

Thank Konpar1978
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This an historial neighborhood that could be better preserved and restored. In spite of that you can still feel some of the original atmosphere and take a relaxem walk

Thank tozepinto
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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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