Zócalo (Plaza de la Constitución) is the main square in Mexico City, Mexico. The square has existed in the city for centuries. The square covers 57,600 square metres of land. The square is bordered by the Cathedral, National Palace and the Federal District buildings. In the middle of the square is a big flag pole which has the Mexican flag raised. It is a place that has some historical significance with it being the site of military parades, royal proclamations, independence ceremonies, religious events, protests and national celebrations. It has always been the place in the city where people gather and meet.
The square is situated in the city centre. The square has its own metro stop ‘Zocalo’ on line 2. The 4 bus stops close to the square.
Opening Times and Admission
The square is a public square, it is free to visit at any hour of any day.