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Zocalo, Puebla
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Roam Puebla's main square, Zocalo, a World Heritage Site. Used as a gathering point as early as the 16th century, the square is renowned for its quaint colonial architecture. A variety of stores and restaurants await you, sprinkled between the ornate Spanish colonial buildings. Admire the basilica dominating the square with two of the tallest church towers in Mexico, and enjoy the shimmering lights the cathedral is decorated with at night. Relax at a cafe or on a bench in the thick shade of trees, people watch, and soak in the scenic square view. Arrange to visit Zocalo and other attractions in Puebla using our Puebla vacation route planner.
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  • A charming Baroque town with romantic atmosphere. The former influence of the Jesuits and the skill of the Indians is tangible and visible in all corners. The city has many charm and a certain elegance. If coming from MC, one has to come feel (despite the rain life) in a haven of tranquillity.
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  • Place of meeting and celebration of the poblanos, is where all walking and celebrars all kinds of events, we were by the date of the Saints there known as day of the dead, everyone made up and dressed up. Always there people...
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  • There is not a single tourist. All look weird to you. He would not return. Although the shops are cheap. I saw not a single police officer, I didn't feel safe being the center of the city.
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