Zocalo, Puebla

4.7
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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  • It is a wonderful place where beauty and history are framed in the tradition and warmth of its people!
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  • Visiting on a Sunday afternoon, Puebla’s Zócalo had a festive atmosphere with food stands and performers on every open area. The structures that surround the square are photogenic and it’s a great pla...  more »
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