Zocalo, Puebla

4.7
#2 of 310 in Parks in Central Mexico and Gulf Coast
Must see · Neighborhood · Other
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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  • The world would be a better place if every city and town had a Zocalo. And, every municipal planner, park director and art manager should visit Puebla to learn how to make an amazing public space. I....  more »
  • This is a typical plaza in a colonial Mexican city, but it is gorgeous. Very big and full of trees. Surrounded by restaurants and other businesses. Lovely place!  more »

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