Zócalo - Zócalo, Acapulco's town square, lies on the western side of La Costera.
It's a cool, shady and peaceful during the daytime. There are two fountains and many mature, multi-trunked trees that are a sight in themselves.
The Zócalo tends to expose more local culture than other, more tourist-centric, areas. Zócalo contains Acapulco's cathedral, as well as many restaurants ranging in size from sidewalk bistros and tiny street-corner kitchens. Many of the smaller restaurants will provide full dinners for as little as 35 pesos.
The Zócalo at night is worth experiencing. Between 8:00 and 11:00 pm the place is flooded with locals & chilangoes. Clowns entertain the crowd for tips.
One is dressed as some sort of aztec warrior/statue thing. He is silver from head to toe.
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