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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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“huge square” (28 reviews)
“templo mayor” (83 reviews)
Plaza de la Constitucion S/N, Mexico City 06060, Mexico
Centro Historico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour guide was arranged through my hotel. The site was great. I loved the architecture, culture and people. The history is fascinating.

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great place to just observe and wake around but it is crowded all the time! We walked around Zocalo and then went down Francesco Madeira street. It was interesting to observe people selling all kinds of wares. Other than that, there's nothing...More

Thank Alisha B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst I am sure the square is a sight to behold, unfortunately when I visited it was covered in barriers as it's currently undergoing major refurbishment, similar to Paseo de Reforma. Such a shame as you can imagine how impressive it would be otherwise. Would...More

1  Thank SDRJvoy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As we approach September which is the "Mes Patrio" or patriotic month because we celebrate Independence Day on September 16th the buildings are decorated for the ocation. It's a beautiful big space with a lot of beautiful historic buildings. You can find a lot of...More

1  Thank Adela G
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This is a must-see huge square or plaza area. The main cathedral is on the plaza, and the area is teeming with people and life. BUT the area is under renovation, and the renovation closed down major portions of the plaza making the remaining sidewalks...More

1  Thank utfiero
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

But Alot of activities in its surroundings. So do visit the cathedral, museums, and activities! I think it will take months to complete, so do not exclude visit because of it. All the sites are still open!

Thank fisherdvm
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Suggest waiting until the restoration is complete. It was dusty and we couldn't enter the square. We did visit the cathedral and a couple of stores. We were early so most stores weren't open.

Thank FluffyToronto
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The architecture is pretty cool overall but the area is not as maintained as I would've hoped. Generally speaking it's relatively dirty and not well maintained... but the history is undeniable and I recommend seeing it at least once.

Thank jack123456589
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Great experience in this place. Everything is close by and wall king distance as well! People and security very nice as helpful!!

Thank FlorLozano83
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Beautiful place for visiting. Many old churches and the ambiance is so good during a sunday morning!

Thank Sojy J
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
28 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