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Calle Plaza de La Constitucion S/N, Mexico City 06000, 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” (91 reviews)
“huge square” (29 reviews)
“templo mayor” (86 reviews)
Calle Plaza de La Constitucion S/N, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
Centro Historico
+52 55 2584 8279
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

Zocalo is the central square of Mexico's Historic District. It is the home to the National Palace, the Metropolitan Cathedral and a great many public events that take place inside the square on almost weekly basis. There are a number of rooftop restaurants in the...More

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

It's certainly large but there is very little, either in it or around it, to maintain one's interest (except the museum but that stands on its own and doesn't need or benefit from the square). Oaxaca's Zocalo with its trees, shrubs, benches, restaurants and concerts...More

Thank Marc D
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Maybe is the most impressive "zocalo" (which is like the downtown plaza) I have ever been on entire Latin America. It is huge, sorrounded by four amazing buildings: National Palace, the Cathedral, the city's municipal offices and the old hotels. In the center has a...More

Thank Juan Q
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Is the perfect mix of contemporary culture, full of free shows and history, where Prehispanic Culture mix with Early Mexico and modern Mexico live together.

Thank Fernando R
Reviewed 15 March 2016

The buildings and museums around the main square (the Cathedral, the National Palace, Templo Mayor...) are all worth a visit. I'm glad I stayed at a hotel nearby, so I could take a stroll to the Zocalo anytime. Also there are many restaurants and shops...More

Thank Unelma333
Reviewed 15 March 2016

One of the biggest plazas in the world. You can have breakfast in one of the restaurants on the rooftops, then visit Palacio Nacional, Templo Mayor and the Cathedral. It´s not easy to find a parking lot nearby, so it´s better to arrive in a...More

Thank Carolina E
Reviewed 14 March 2016

The Buildings around the Central Palza are worth the visit, the sights of Palacio Nacional, the Cathedral and the other bouldings that surround the Zocalo are just amazing. I do not really like the central plaza, it does no have anything (except for a huge...More

Thank manuelsY115FK
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Visit the Zocalo or, better yet, stay in one of the area hotels--Zocalo Central or Hotel Catedral. The churches are gorgeous and you can climb up in the tower for a view. The square usually has something going on. It is also bordered by the...More

Thank Karin M
Reviewed 13 March 2016

A must if you visit Mexico City. Full of historic buildings, the main city cathedral and with charming side street to walk through

Thank Henri_R_F
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

This is the main area of the city and you must go.?the cathedrals and museums and endless streets and vendors are worth the time. Easy to get to, metro stops right there. Must see.

Thank orangelollypops
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