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Address: Ensenada, Mexico
Description: Ensenada's city center containing the busts of three historical figures...
Ensenada's city center containing the busts of three historical figures: Benito Juarez, Miguel Hidalgo and Venustiano Carranza.
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Take a Mexican friend and have them explain who the big heads are. Also really cool, huge flag, i believe it is one of the biggest in Mexico.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
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Baja California Sur, Mexico
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Baja California Sur, Mexico
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Take a Mexican friend and have them explain who the big heads are. Also really cool, huge flag, i believe it is one of the biggest in Mexico.

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Ensenada, Mexico
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

At plaza Civica you'll find the three heads - we call them Manny mo & Jack- but they are past presidents I think - anyway- always the busy plaza with lots of fun events either very mexican, or food oriented-- Ensenada is in the top 10 of foodie places in NORTH AMERICA!! you won't go home hungry!!

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Colorado
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

FYI - Google Maps and other sources call this the Plaza de Las Tres Cabezas. I couldn't find it on Google until I realized the name was not Plaza Civica.

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Draper, Utah
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261 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

It is an interesesting spot for a quick look. Mexico has had a very turbulent political history. Interesting to see some of their past leaders portrayed.

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Ensenada, Baja California
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48 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This park which is a tribute to Mexican leaders is a central focal point for downtown Ensenada. To the east is First Street where you can shop for hours. To the north with a short walk, you will come to the fish market where daily catch is displayed and sold. it is quite a large fish market. Walking through the... More 

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 355 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We visited this Plaza on our way from our cruise ship to the Ensenada town centre. Although the head sculptures in this plaza were quite impressive, the general impression of Ensenada was not a favourable one. There was an awful amount of poverty about and most of the Mexicans did not warm to the cruise ship visitors. We would not... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Nice views to see on the way to First street. Be cautious of pushy sales people on the streets trying to bring you places and sell you anything they possibly can.

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Santa Clara, California
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

This is a nice plaza that you will walk by from the cruise ship terminal to the Downtown area. When we were there, there was a large number of booths setup selling local arts and crafts. Incredible and non-touristy. I had a great time there. The prices that they were selling for were pretty much as stated. Not much negotiating... More 

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San Diego, California
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67 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The secret is to walk slowly, take in the local flare, and eat, eat, eat... all the sea food you can, the churros, the elotes (corn on the cob), cotton candy, etc. if you see the stand full of locals, it means it's delicious and safe to eat. Don't miss the opportunity to buy something real tasty and sit on... More 

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Poway, California
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

Safe and nice for picture taking. Horses and bike rides.

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Address: Ensenada, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Ensenada

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