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Address: Costera Miguel Aleman, s/n | Frente al Muelle Central, Acapulco 39300, Mexico

A traditional Mexican town square.

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Zocalo nice place to visit

The zocalo is a central place where you can go for shopping, food, buy jewells and all kind of stuf. There's always show with clowns and jugglers. The Italian restaurant serves... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2017
Gatineau, Canada
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Downey, California
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Centrally located in main Acapulco the Zocalo is an absolute must see place here. Top of the line restaurants with outdoor patio seating available. Souvenir shops very close by. Great Service!

Thank Jweismiller
Gatineau, Canada
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

The zocalo is a central place where you can go for shopping, food, buy jewells and all kind of stuf. There's always show with clowns and jugglers. The Italian restaurant serves quality food, get there early at dinner because there is always a line up.

Thank PM55
Jackson, Wyoming
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

Friendly locals selling their wares (fabrics, purses, arts & woodsy decor, you name it...) and colorful flavors of a huge variety of food made with local spices, traditions and care! One of my favorite non-structured afternoons in Mexico ~ strolling along the Zocalo... Oh, and hey, how can you NOT smile when you say the world Zocalo?!? Doesn't the word... More 

Thank LynnSherwood
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

This is the center of town open outdoor restaurants lots of vendors for souvenirs The Fishery is just right across the street from the Zocalo

Thank john j
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

The Church in Zocalo, The Chaple of Peace , and so many beautiful beaches !!!! There is so much hystory in Acapulco !!! I miss the many friends that I have made .

Thank Dori B
Montreal, Canada
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54 reviews
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

We live in Acapulco all winter so we enjoy going to the Zocalo for its boutiques, its restaurants and its live music and flea market. You can just sit there and look at people walking or dancing. There are 2 great restaurants, Mi Piaci and D'Raquel. We go at least twice a week. Do go to the cathedral especialy at... More 

Thank liligauthier7
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Years ago we loved to go to the Zocalo at night and watch the children with their parents strolling and meeting their neighbors, the old men playing checkers; like Old Havana. Very local and very friendly. Beautiful old church for the fisherman of the Bay. But now the tourism has overtaken the Zocalo, and it is no longer the social... More 

Thank zenacroydon
Acapulco, Mexico
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

Acapulco's Zocalo was never one of the best in Mexico but it has some beautiful huge old trees and it used to have a charming bandstand that some idiot saw fit to demolish during the remodelling. The remodelling has not improved anything as it seems to have been left only half finished. The Zocalo continues to be mostly dirty and... More 

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Pittsburg, California
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

have been there, love the locals, so much to see, so much culture, and local fare, fantastic, out of the tourist trap.

Thank amc432
Baltimore, Maryland
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9 reviews
Reviewed 7 March 2016

This is a must see, lots of shops, restaurants and a church. Recently remodeled. Try the rib place or Mi Piace for a meal,

Thank Larry F

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