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“One of the most beautiful squares in the world”
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Zocalo
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Owner description: 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.
Mexico City, Mexico
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“One of the most beautiful squares in the world”
Reviewed 26 July 2014

The center of Mexico, the center of the Aztec Empire, the zocalo square is surrounded by incredible historical buildings and monuments including the National Palace, the Cathedral, the ruins of the Aztec Temple( Templo Mayor). Go to any of the hotels that are located in the square and go the restaurant on the top to have an amaizing views of the square. In winter the goverment put an ice skating space.

Visited December 2013
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“beautiful zocalo!”
Reviewed 11 July 2014

such a great place with very historical buildings! there are some nice cute restaurants, the church and tons of museums close! its great to park your car and walk around but if your going to be more than a couple of hours take a taxi because parking with cost you! also do some research before about events going on in the zocalo, theres usually something, and army expo, the ice rink, etc. i visit zocalo at least once a month, one of my favorites!

Visited June 2014
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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“The heart of Mexico City, Federal District”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

This is truly the heart of Mexico City and a must see and visit. Surrounded by beautiful churches, museums, restaurants, hotels and shops it's a MUST SEE and great to stay nearby.

Visited May 2014
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Long Beach, California
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“Nice views from the bar above the plaza”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

If you can get yourself to the hotel in the far right-hand corner (facing into the plaza from the front of the cathedral) of the Zocalo, and head up to the top floor bar, you will have stunning views of the square. The margaritas are massive up there. The mango margarita is unsurpassed. Get there in the evening and enjoy watching the lights slowly change the surrounding buildings. Very beautiful. Or… just walk around the square itself for a cheaper view. There is a big screen broadcasting the World Cup (while it lasts) on the cathedral end of the plaza. Definitely worth a visit if you haven't been there. Lots of restaurants, etc., in the area. But most things close down not long after sunset and the area gets a sketchy feel to it. Be very aware of your surroundings after dark. Or… take a taxi back to your hotel and all will be cool.

Visited June 2014
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“Safe, Clean, Interesting, and INEXPENSIVE !!!”
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Religion-Government-Culure-Architecture-Art-Horticulture all in one relatively small area. A stroll from the Zocalo to the Angel of Independence.

Visited April 2014
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