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Address: Costera Miguel Aleman, s/n | Frente al Muelle Central, Acapulco 39300, Mexico
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A traditional Mexican town square.

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Zocalo in Acapulco

I wanted to see the zocalo, so i walked there from the cruise terminal. It was interesting to see all the vendors, the colorful displays of goods, and all the people walking... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 February 2016
Joan M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

I wanted to see the zocalo, so i walked there from the cruise terminal. It was interesting to see all the vendors, the colorful displays of goods, and all the people walking around enjoying themselves on a sunny afternoon.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

a bit small but good for gatherings lots of vender selling lots a good things for good prices also a very nice church to go in and have a prayer

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

Nice place to meet with friends and family. Lots of vendors selling snack foods and souvenirs. There are nice restaurants. Got to see the International Festival of Mariachi's performing in the square.

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Thank Donna K
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

The Zocalo is next to the cathedral. Lots of street vendors selling food and Mexican art/tourist curios etc. Not bad for a short walk around.

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Acapulco
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

Gone many times. Just finished remodeling it. Doesn't have the gazebo any more. Lots of shopping. Has lots of nice restaurants. Always go for Halloween to see the local children in costume.

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Thank DPNA
Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

There are several shopping centres around Zocalo. Certainly there are plenty of places to eat. I was told there is a bookstore where it is possible to buy a postcard, but I didn't find it. It's hard to send a postcard from Acapulco. Be very careful on the roads - nobody follows the rules.

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Thank KirillVakulin
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

Great area to wander around in. Felt very safe with the army and police on practically every corner. Lovely area to buy some touristy sort of things and great variety of inexpensive yummy food!

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Thank AnneRaleigh
Jyvaskyla, Finland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

It is interesting to walk around the square and look at historic buildings and people who spend time there. A good place to start exploring Mexico City!

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

The Zocalo is based in the main square of Acapulco where you will find a beautiful historical Cathedral. There are lots of shops and vendors in the square along with some very good restaurants at a very reasonable price. It has received a major face lift and it is 95% complete. They added 3 areas where water shoots up from... More 

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Cabo Corrientes, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

While a zocalo is always a great place to check out the local scene in any Mexican city/town, this one is getting a bit too commercialized for it to deserve more than an average rating.

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Thank Neil G

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