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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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A nice big square complex

A nice square, or complex of squares and parks, to take a walk. Some impressive statues around and interesting architecture. You can find many museums and other important... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
wublili
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Paris, France
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Monterrey, Mexico
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86 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This Is surely one of the most popular weekend hangouts for local folk that like to walk around, check out cheapy trinket stands ... or come celebrate a local soccer clubs' championship! Beyond that, not much to see but a relative 'local classic'.

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Thank John C
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

You can always tell how safe and interesting a city is by how their citizens interact within it freely and in Monterrey it's a perfect example, after 5pm, thousands literally go to the Macroplaza to see clowns local entertainment and just to have a a cup of fruit and relax. Surrounded by fountains and trees you really enjoy the Plaza,... More 

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Paris, France
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119 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

A nice square, or complex of squares and parks, to take a walk. Some impressive statues around and interesting architecture. You can find many museums and other important buildings around it.

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Thank wublili
Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 26 March 2017

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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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

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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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 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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Thank webonyx
Panama
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19 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 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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Thank nicocarrega
Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 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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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 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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