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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. Make Zocalo a part of your Puebla vacation plans using our Puebla day trip site.
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  • Huge plaza surrounded by churches, museums and government buildings. Heavy police presence with riot police around the plaza.  more »
  • While I’ve been here many times the new front staff is rude and complete without customer service. I was advised I would need to add my name to a wait list during a busy time which I happily did...  more »
  • Can't describe the boldness. you must visit to see with your own eyes the magnificent greatness of this amazing city full of history. Sorry I just can't described how amazingly beautiful is this city and their people is. Wish people would be great in the world like this people, so humble and caring. I'm in love....
  • It's is an amazing place where you can walk through the historical streets and taste many topical dishes as well.

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