We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Garibaldi Night Tour
More Info
and up
Mexico City Segway Tour: Downtown Zocalo
More Info
and up
Mexico City Bike and Gastronomy Tour
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
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%
Travellers talk about
“huge square” (26 reviews)
“templo mayor” (80 reviews)
Plaza de la Constitucion S/N, Mexico City 06060, Mexico
Centro Historico
Write a Review
Reviews (3,800)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

551 - 560 of 979 reviews

Reviewed 29 December 2015

We don't think it's necessary to write a description of the place. Amazing would match this incredible place.

Thank Ramiro y Laura S
Reviewed 28 December 2015

El Zocalo buzzes with activity from morning to midnight. In December, three ice rinks were set up, along with a toboggan run. There was a music-and-light show every night. The National Cathedral, Aztec museum, and many historic sites surround the main square. Adjacent streets have...More

Thank WorldTraveler9
Reviewed 28 December 2015

This is the heart of Mexico City. An immens large square with always much to see. A good place to understand Mexico

Thank bruno123452015
Reviewed 28 December 2015

The buildings around this square are stunning. It is a huge square. Lovely decorations for Christmas, definately visit in evening when they are all lit up.

1  Thank Mitchell D
Reviewed 23 December 2015

I spent a most enjoyable day here, lovely friendly people and an interesting demonstration from some indigenous people which stopped the traffic.

Thank Maureen O
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

El Zocalo is a must when you come to Mexico City. It is a big place where you enjoy the old Mexican architecture. It is very beautiful!

Thank Mariana P
Reviewed 20 December 2015

You can not avaiod the main square of the city. The metro stops here and it is a good place to start a walking tour of the centre.

Thank BCsaralou
Reviewed 19 December 2015

This is the place where all the people of cdmx get mixed together. When I visited zocalo, there were a gigantic christmas tree and ice skating setup. People sing and play together. If you want to meet a lot of local people and want to...More

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Good place to orientate yourself and design a plan for your own walking tour of the city. Grab a free map from the tourist info booth or download one of the free apps on your device.

Thank AllyGator-y-Pollo
Reviewed 18 December 2015

We had only one night so we decided to go stay on zocalo square in the beautiful Gran Hotel de Ciudad which is right on the square. We visited The Cathedral, walked the streets and saw the wonderful dept stores housed in grand architectural style...More

Thank nancy d
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
Nearby Restaurants
Restaurante El Cardenal
4,360 reviews
.18 km away
Maison Kayser Madero
11 reviews
.08 km away
El Balcon del Zocalo
910 reviews
.14 km away
Sorveteria Santa Clara
239 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana)
3,718 reviews
.07 km away
National Palace (Palacio Nacional)
2,585 reviews
.22 km away
Gran Hotel Ciudad de Mexico
718 reviews
.13 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Billie W
12 March 2017|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from JupiterNine | Reviewed this property |
Its very walkable and i would say 3 blocks by 3 or 4 blocks..
31 March 2015|
Answer Show all 6 answers
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