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Gran Plaza o Macroplaza, Monterrey

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Historic Walking Area
In the heart of the city, Gran Plaza o Macroplaza combines smaller plazas and lush gardens, iconic buildings, museums, monuments, and pedestrian zones. Walk the streets to see performers, comedians, magicians, masseurs, food carts, and street artisans selling handmade crafts.Iconic buildings here include the city's public library, the neoclassical Palacio de Gobierno, which houses governor's office, the museum occupying the former city hall building, and a 19th century Roman Catholic chapel. The plaza is known for its 70 m (230 ft) tall modern lighthouse that shoots its green light into the city sky at night. A garden, hidden in the heart of the plaza with fountains, represents a true urban oasis. Arrange your visit to Gran Plaza o Macroplaza and discover more family-friendly attractions in Monterrey using our Monterrey itinerary planner.
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  • No better place of reference q the macroplaza and is it for several reasons: family outing, brings together culture, fun, delicious food, places of entertainment for all ages and tastes. It is the point of departure and arrival of one of the most beautiful in monterrey as it is the Holy walk lucia. ASI q If you want all that gathered in one place because you must visit the macroplaza.
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  • The only bad thing was the heat but very pretty square and all its alrrededor, a good while we walked and we had had several bands playing rock, had a great time
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  • They say Macroplaza but in reality it is a promenade with fountains and historic buildings on some sides. The place is somewhat strange because along the promenade coexist buildings or architectural jumbles interesting monuments. It isn't really a place steeped in history, it was a site created from the destruction of the true historic centre just a few years ago. Regrettable. To change has remained as the most appreciable ride an area where live together three of the most important museums of Monterrey. Only that is the reason why it is worthwhile.
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