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Plaza de Las Armas

Veracruz 91700, Mexico
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1 week ago
“Lovely Colonial Central Square”
18 Jan 2017
“Beatifull place”
Veracruz 91700, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 18 January 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
Reviewed 27 March 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
Reviewed 5 February 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
Reviewed 3 February 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

Thank bruno123452015
Reviewed 23 October 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

1  Thank ioserg
Reviewed 18 October 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
Reviewed 15 September 2015

The Plaza de Las Armas (the zocalo) was the focal center of our two day visit to Veracruz. Each evening there was music, dancing, and lots of people just enjoying this inviting and engaging town square. One night (Sat. March 7), there was live band...More

2  Thank Travel-Kennection
Reviewed 30 June 2015

There is always something going on many people passing by so if you have your camera there is a lot of possibilities, in the evening also there is music bands near by, check the schedule and enjoy

Thank hernan1952LosCabosMX
Reviewed 22 May 2015

The plaza itself is average, and the bands and dancing interesting. But, be careful. Someone tried and grab my camera out of my hand here -- in broad daylight (5:00 pm). After a short struggle, I won....the attacker lost. No police around. Please be careful.

1  Thank peter826
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Hola tengo una duda esta plaza esta en san luis potosí o en veracruz. Cuando selecciono ver ubicación en mapa. Me manda a san luis y yo voy de vacaciones a veracruz. No se si este mal?
12 April 2016|
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Response from Eddie Z | Reviewed this property |
Está en Veracruz. También puedes buscarla como LOS PORTALES.
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