Gran Plaza o Macroplaza, Monterrey

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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  • August 9, 2017
    There are a lot of statues to see and requires lots of walking. The architecture is so amazing and everything is outdoors.  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    Hello good morning. They have visited the Macroplaza in Monterrey? Beautiful and emblematic place, congratulations to the authorities, the Government Palace kept very clean, it is a secure area that can travel without any problems and then take the streets,
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  • August 6, 2017
    It caught my attention the large size of the square, very clean, beautiful monuments, fountains and gardens. Pleasant atmosphere, live music by the evening. I felt or what walk going why enjoying the landscape.
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