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The central plazas of Mexican colonial towns (aka zócalos)

The central plazas of Mexican colonial towns (aka zócalos)

At the centre of most Spanish colonial towns in Mexico there is a plaza around which life revolves. These plazas can be called jardín central, plaza principal or zócalo and they are so charming that after spending a few hours in one you’ll want to explore them all. Several of the plazas, along with the historic district that surrounds them, have been designated UNESCO World Heritage sites. Most have been remarkably preserved. It sort … Read entire article »

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