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Plaza Civica

Address: Ensenada, Mexico
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Ranked #12 of 15 Attractions in Ensenada
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Ensenada's city center containing the busts of three historical figures: Benito Juarez, Miguel...
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Ensenada's city center containing the busts of three historical figures: Benito Juarez, Miguel Hidalgo and Venustiano Carranza.
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Draper, Utah
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181 reviews 181 reviews
70 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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154 attraction reviews
332 helpful votes 332 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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 67 reviews
47 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

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

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