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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  • The main square of Mexico City-one of the largest squares in the world, surrounded by beautiful colonial buildings. In the Center there is a flag, which, as they say, must see (every day at six o'clock in the evening), we, unfortunately, was not so lucky, and for three days that we have come to the square flag had never been.
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  • Square more iconic of the city of Mexico, very interesting the location of restaurants to its around since they are on the terraces of the surrounding buildings, when you're walking rented tells you want to go to the terrace and not you imaginary that there is a restaurant in these parts.
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  • It is regal, majestic, full of history and it feels like the heart of the city. Always crowded with people and vendors and truly indescribable until you experience it for yourself. Their are police of...  more »
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