El Parque de las Palapas (Las Palapas Park), Cancun

El Parque de las Palapas (Las Palapas Park), Cancun

El Parque de las Palapas is a public park that is also popular as a performance venue. Performers are most popular around dusk hours, and you'll find people of all ages enjoying the entertainment. Electric cars are also available that are particularly popular for visitors who have brought kids.

Stalls selling souvenirs and clothing are of interest to many visitors. The offerings from local vendors range from handcrafts in high demand to bargain items of varying quality. One of the best things about the overall atmosphere is that you will enjoy taking your time looking at everything.

The food stalls selling finger foods are very popular in this park. Chicarones, churros, marquesitas, homemade ice cream, and Mexican corn are some of the most popular foods sold here. Whether you enjoy your snacks while listening to music or munch on them while shopping, you'll be happy with the treats you have chosen.

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El Parque de las Palapas (Las Palapas Park) on Map

Sight Name: El Parque de las Palapas (Las Palapas Park)
Sight Location: Cancun, Mexico (See walking tours in Cancun)
Sight Type: Park/Outdoor
Guide(s) Containing This Sight:

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Travel Distance: 2.7 Km or 1.7 Miles

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