Built atop an ancient meeting place Zocalo serves as a center of activity in the capital, hosting protests, celebrations, and the bustle of daily life. Originally a nexus of commerce in the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan, the square encompasses an entire city block and has drawn visitors for more than seven centuries. Wander the expansive plaza and marvel at the surrounds, which range from pre-colonial relics to grander buildings, such as the presidential palace and national cathedral. Grab a bite to eat or a drink from one of the many surrounding restaurants, or pick up a memento of your trip at a souvenir stand. Keep your eyes peeled for the musical performances and Aztec dances that frequently take place in the square. Take a look at our Mexico City trip tool to schedule your visit to Zocalo and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Single pass was going to another destination, but as I had time I went through the socket, without a doubt a beautiful place, well colo everything is close, and I play lucky was the ice rink, had never been and is in love with beautiful places which has Mexico
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  • You don't have to be Christian to visit one of the architectural wonders of the city of Mexico. Nestled in the North of the city the old Basilica of Guadalupe stands out by its detail and beauty of the colonial era and in the same place the new Basilica of Guadalupe with a very peculiar and colorful architecture which, personally, I love. You will find a beautiful and modern watch giant cross, the figure in bronze of the second Pope Juan Pablo and a market religious quite picturesque. Much in the same place. If you go by bike they will not let you enter the only roofed enclosure to the Esplanade and walking with the bike to one side so it is seen escorted to make turn and pass. As in any large city care with pockets. Do not go to the Basilica of Guadalupe would be a waste.
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  • The central Square of the city includes several historical buildings and ruins of Aztec culture. Visit the statue of Pope John Paul, at the output side of the Cathedral: the work was built from the donation of thousands of keys that were melted down.
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