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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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  • A must-see in Monterrey, also nearby you can find hotels, restaurants, bars, pubs, clubs, shops, etc. In my opinion it is more fame which is what it is, but in the same way be sure to visit it
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  • Arriving at the Palace you feel anywhere else, a few steps away is the Museum of history and the Paseo Santa Lucia Jetty.
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  • Good atmosphere the place brings together several of the historic sites of the city and allows you to know her very well cared for and maintained, with spaces for recreation and green spaces, walking comfortably and, the family gathers to share, picturesque vendors and artists allow to taste of popular cravings of the city connects to other sites required visit the Cathedral , buildings of Government, centers of purchases popular and until the paseo Santa Lucia.
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