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Plaza Tolsa

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Address: Correo Mayor and Tacuba sts., Mexico City, Mexico
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This plaza is known for its famous statue of Spain's King Carlos IV called...

This plaza is known for its famous statue of Spain's King Carlos IV called El Caballito.

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If you have just 24hr to visit Mexico THIS IS THE PLACE.

Plaza Tolsa an unbelief square, let me list what you will see: 1) At the center the masterpiece sculpture of Carlos IV "el caballito", until now the second biggest equestrian... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 February 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2015

Plaza Tolsa an unbelief square, let me list what you will see: 1) At the center the masterpiece sculpture of Carlos IV "el caballito", until now the second biggest equestrian sculpture made in one time in the world, just after the sculpture of Octavius Cesar Augustus in ancient Rome. But by chance the most beautiful one. 2) At the North:... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2014 via mobile

This tiny plaza, which one must cross to enter the National Art Museum, is a good spot from which to admire the former mining school across the street. It contains a statue of a Spanish king that no longer resides in the Zocalo. Actually, I rather wonder why it's here.

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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 vintage item, handicrafts and jewelry characteristic of each state in Mexico can be found on Sundays. Admire majestic views of the city from the Monumento a la Revolución and Torre Latinoamericana, and round out the experience with restaurants of all cuisines nearby.
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