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Plaza de la Constitucion S/N, Mexico City 06060, Mexico
+52 55 2584 8279
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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.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“national palace” (88 reviews)
“huge square” (28 reviews)
“templo mayor” (83 reviews)
Plaza de la Constitucion S/N, Mexico City 06060, Mexico
Centro Historico
+52 55 2584 8279
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Reviewed 3 days ago

You can hear mass at any time of the day at top of the hour. Great security and very helpfull staff. A must need to stop in place.

Thank Ray B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This looks to be a spectacular main square, very big, but they were putting up tents for some reason in the whole square, so we could not walk there. I imagine it would be a great place to take photos of the buildings surrounding the...More

Thank WJD_CO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here on Mexican Independence Day/Wkend. There were LOTS of people but the square was so huge, it didn't seem like it. We ate at El Balcon Del Zocalo, which was wonderful and on a rooftop overlooking the square. At the square is the...More

Thank Judith F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The buildings in the zócalo area are lovely albeit a bit hard to photograph as the square is so big. Markets were being held when I was there - lots of quirky items for purchase. Be sure to have cash in your pockets - don’t...More

Thank quick_little_fox
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area houses multiple governmental buildings. It is referred to by locals as "downtown." At one side is the National Cathedral and nearby is the archeological excavation and exploration of ancient Aztec temples and civilization. There are many shops and restaurants available in the area.

Thank Jack F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being on a business trip and bored in my hotel room with nothing to do and wanting to get out I found this place. I Uber’d to it and walked through the central market and found myself lost in all the architecture, food people friendliness...More

Thank Eddie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must see for any traveler that visits CDMX. If you are lucky you may get into a free concert. If not, you can eat or take a drink at Balcón del Zócalo, with a great view to this place. From the Zócalo...More

Thank santsm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Zocalo is a big square with a huge Mexican flag. Is in the center of the city, so their are a lot of restaurants and shops around to eat and buy souvenirs. A must visit when you are in Mexico City.

Thank Jerry C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historical place, and the center of Mexico City. Must see the Basilica, the Diego Rivera murals. All tours start here and offer a variety of itineraries to visit the city.

Thank Vera D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love coming here, always end up meeting someone new from anywhere around the country. Last time I met some pretty cool cats from Australia. There is always something happening here as well, plus lots of places to shop around.

Thank raulr71
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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David H
27 July 2017|
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Response from Marina G | Reviewed this property |
i apologize for the late answer since the question but yes it still takes place and it happens at 6:00 am and 6:00 pm, the zocalo is an open space and unless an special event is taking place or some sort of infrastructure is... More
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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