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Puebla, Mexico
+52 222 122 1100
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An old fountain rests at the center of this bucolic plaza, located in Puebla's historic district.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“people watching” (27 reviews)
“meeting place” (6 reviews)
“tourist buses” (5 reviews)
Puebla, Mexico
+52 222 122 1100
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Plaza in the historical center of Puebla, surrounded by the cathedral, restaurants, cafes, banks. Groups of musicians on surrounding sidewalks. Great people watching

Thank Victoria P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The zocalo (central plaza) is a busy place which incorporates the cathedral and city hall. It is surrounded by restaurants and we suggest having breakfast or lunch on one of the first floor balconies overlooking the plaza to take in all activities below. Several museums...More

Thank lldekker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came from CHOLULA on the new light rail. A fun trip but the train seems underused. Fifty pesos to take a cab to the Zocalo. Mexican city squares are always fun with all the families, balloon sellers and a lot of action. The tourist...More

Thank JudgeT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really large and beautiful square surrounded by nice buildings, cafes and restaurants. There is a real buzz about the place until late in the evening. We were lucky enough to see a parade when we were there. Excellent !

Thank James H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurants, bars, coffee shops and more you can find there... great place to hang around and chill. at night you can even have the chance to hear some mariachis playing in the restaurants near by. Also there is a tourist information office

Thank Alex L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Zocalo is a great place to people watch and take in the culture of Mexico. The square has shops and restaurants on three sides and the Cathedral on the fourth. The square proper is usually filled with families, musicians and street vendors. While working...More

Thank Glenn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice public square with a lot of history. Free wifi is available here, which makes it a nice place to sit and watch the crowds.

Thank Panamajoe2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

9 of us enjoyed our trip to Taxco. We enjoyed the zocalo with its shopping, bar hopping and enjoying the restaurantes. People were friendly and never felt any concerns for safety. Lots of music and activities.

Thank AcaSusie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In my personal opinion this is one of the places that you need to know and take some time to walk around and know it's history. During the day or night, enjoy it during the weekends and during the night know the legends.

Thank Gabriel F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Typical square in Mexico. Full of people with fountains and alit of activity. The Basilica is on one side and shops under porticos on the others. Good place to start a walking. tour.

Thank yeguerrero
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