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Plaza de Las Armas

Calle Miguel Lerdo de Tejada, Veracruz 91700, Mexico
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“dance”(4 reviews)
“colonial”(2 reviews)
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This town square is a favorite performance spot for local bands.
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Calle Miguel Lerdo de Tejada, Veracruz 91700, Mexico
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"every evening"
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"dance"
in 4 reviews
"colonial"
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"government"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I love plazas. Especially the main ones in a big old city. And this one has it all. Most nights there are festivities with music and dancing. Lots of restaurants surround on a couple of sides and music is always playing in the streets at...More

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Reviewed January 16, 2018

What I like about this Plaza de Armas is that a real public space used and enjoyed by the Veracruz community, which happens to also welcome visitors -- who can absorb a better sense of the community by walking around, stopping at a government building,...More

Thank Lucinda M
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Reviewed July 1, 2017

Visited the "Zocalo" every day during our two week stay in Veracruz. It's always lively and there seems to be a special event every evening. The plaza is surrounded by a church, hotels, restaurants, stores, and a municipal palace. If you enjoy people watching, this...More

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Reviewed May 17, 2017

We really enjoyed a three day visit to Veracruz. The central square, the Plaza De Armas is where we tended to gravitate towards every evening as there are some gorgeous restaurants and bars both on it and around it and the place has a lovely...More

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Reviewed January 18, 2017

Nice and cultural place to go and chillin'. Very near to La Plaza de Tecnologías with electronic products with low prices. Some pubs and restaurants around.

Thank Fausto C
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Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Always full of people and with shows. Lots of live music and people walking bye. You can eat in the different areas around it. It was recently burned by a fire so the main palace looks burned. Nice place to also see the church cathedral...More

Thank lforest
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Reviewed February 5, 2016

had a stroll in this area with a few friends and found quite a lot of activity going on. street shows, concerts. dancing. lots of shopping and vendors. and tons of old structural buildings to take snapshots of. Be wary the town is a bit...More

Thank Daddyluv01
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Reviewed February 3, 2016

It is the main square of the city with a lot od terraces where you can watch what is going on.In the evening there is a lot of live music

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Reviewed October 23, 2015

I have mixed thoughts about this place because I've been there 3 times, and the first 2 were pretty good; but this last time was very uncomfortable. The streets where dirty and smelled like pee, it was also full of locals that made it very...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

It is nice to walk around and there is often some sort of band playing or some sort of dancing. Why we did not really like was all the people approaching you to try to sell their goods, most of which were cheap Asian imports...More

Thank John P
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