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Gran Plaza o Macroplaza, Monterrey

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Historic Walking Area Landmark
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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  • This Is surely one of the most popular weekend hangouts for local folk that like to walk around, check out cheapy trinket stands ... or come celebrate a local soccer clubs' championship! Beyond that, ...  more »
  • You can always tell how safe and interesting a city is by how their citizens interact within it freely and in Monterrey it's a perfect example, after 5pm, thousands literally go to the Macroplaza to s...  more »
  • A nice square, or complex of squares and parks, to take a walk. Some impressive statues around and interesting architecture. You can find many museums and other important buildings around it.  more »