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Gran Plaza o Macroplaza, Monterrey

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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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  • It is one of the larger squares that can be represented with dignity to our beautiful country! Unfortunately the lack of culture in cleaning dull the greatness and beauty of so splendid square... see how adults, adolescents and children the same way small throw trash on the street it is sad and more when you count that there are local that tourism is low perhaps for its treatment so harsh and rude sometimes.
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  • It is a place to go, but do not have the great view, you can take a walk, has large buildings to its around. Nothing spectacular
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  • If you go to Monterrey, is a forced place since it connects with all of the important avenues and in addition to being beautifully ornate, many places the around Central magnificent dining and bars, places of recreation, theater, museums, paseo Santa Lucía... in fact even if you don't have to go, is almost obligatory stop there to get to other places in common
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