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Address: Ensenada, Mexico
Activities: Shopping
Description: Main shopping street lined with shops selling everything from straw hats...
Main shopping street lined with shops selling everything from straw hats to wood carvings.
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You want souvenirs? You'll like this place!

All the goodies that you could load yourself down with are available here. Booze, drugs(legal and probably otherwise), cigars, native crafts (some even made in Mexico!), and lots... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

All the goodies that you could load yourself down with are available here. Booze, drugs(legal and probably otherwise), cigars, native crafts (some even made in Mexico!), and lots of restaurants and nightclubs.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Tourist strip just like First Street ... not the best place to visit Ensenada if you want a good impression! Too many hawkers yelling at you about going into their bar or buying their merchandise.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

This area is a great shopping area. Lots of souvenir shops, as well as restaurants and clothing stores. The people are very friendly and a lot of them speak great English.

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Sebastopol, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is a street full of great craft markets and more! But the best vendor on the street is the man who makes copper wire sculpture. I love these items. My favorites are the Hermit Crab (white), the little frogs, the amazing lizards and the 2 items I bought years ago from the same man….the cactus with marbles and the... More 

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Placentia, California
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10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Being Mexican, bilingual, and a seasoned budget traveler, I enjoy Avenida Mateos for what it is and what it's not. It isn't real Mexico. It's a place where tourists can feel safe and speak in English for the most part. The food is good and there are some venders selling some very well made, high end merchandise. On both counts,... More 

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California
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29 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Busy, noisy, but when we were there, lots of stores just weren't open. Don't know if it was because cruise ships weren't in port or what, but aside from the heavy auto traffic, it seemed quite dead.

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Acton, California, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I have had many massages, and this is one of the best. Ladies, there were 3 of us that had a massage on January 8th. We were celebrating my daughter's birthday. The facilities were clean. The staff was friendly and professional. We all filled out a form with a front and back picture of a person for us to indicate... More 

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Phoenix, AZ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

My husband and I visited Ensenada on Nov 19th. We were aboard the Princess Golden which stopped here for the day. We were told by our cruise director that there were no taxis to take us within the cruise terminal and that we needed to take the shuttle. We paid $2 per person to ride a shuttle, which they waited... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We stopped in Ensenada while on a cruise and opted to visit the shopping district. Having been to many border/tourist towns in Mexico it was what I expected. There are a lot of shops all selling the same stuff, so be sure to shop around before buying. And don't pay for an "excursion" to the street, it's about a half... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

We walked here off the cruise ship because it was the closest thing to do in Ensenada. It was exactly what I was expecting of a Mexican tourist shopping street. You get asked by ech shop owner to come in and look at their "Almost Free" wares. After you have been in two, you have seen everything that this street... More 

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

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