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Address: Ensenada, Mexico
Phone Number: 0463339630
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This street is lined with shops selling curio, with many items costing...

This street is lined with shops selling curio, with many items costing under $5.

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Main Shopping and Dinning Area

This is the main shopping and dinning area in Ensenada for tourists. Many street vendors and shops, most selling the same items. You will find some unique shops selling art and a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
RockNCreekGirl
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Fullerton, California
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Fullerton, California
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576 reviews
232 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the main shopping and dinning area in Ensenada for tourists. Many street vendors and shops, most selling the same items. You will find some unique shops selling art and a stained glass shop that makes their items on site.

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Utah
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119 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First street is like any other tourist trap shopping district in a Mexican tourist town. However, we did find a shop with some wonderfully polite, respectful folks and good prices on clean, quality merchandise. Alina shop, right next to El Cid hotel was a delightful shop. Very personable owners that have been in this location for 20+ years. All merchandise... More 

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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First street is one of the most tourist-y places you'll find in Ensenada. - Gift shops - restaurants - bars - massage parlors - cafes The closer you get to the north part, the more loud and party the mood. The closer you get to the south, the more family friendly it gets. Also good for a nice walk and... More 

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3 Thank Makar H
Northern Mexico, Mexico
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

It's a really nice turistic area, reminds me a lot of my childhood, how much I loved going to Ensenada. There are a lot of stores with very interesting things for sale and really good restaurants ( a little expensive though) but the visit is worth it.

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1 Thank dnsadeline
Coronado, California
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130 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

It's a fun street to Walk up and down during the day. There are plenty of small coffee shops, pastry shops and stores to take the people watching in and buy some local items. At night this street is consistently turned into the best place for nightlife and action. With several clubs, bars and great atmosphere, look no further than... More 

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Thank Dany Z
Peoria, Arizona
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Our cruise ship stopped in Ensenada. We walked the shopping district. Sure the people kind of heckle you to buy, but you learn to say no. Each store we stopped at they were ready to strike a deal telling us we were their first customer of the day even though they had been open for a couple hours. It was... More 

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2 Thank TrailBlazers04
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

We came here during our day stop off the Carnival cruise. It took roughly 15 mins by mini bus from the cruise dock. There are plenty of shops to buy souvenirs and other small knick knacks. Plenty of small restaurants alongside the walk way as well.

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2 Thank Donaldinc
Edina, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

1st st or Lopez Mateos to most is a tourist street filled with shops, street vendors, pharmacies, restaurants and bars. On cruise ship days it is very busy. Take a couple of hours and stroll the street on both sides. There are lots of hissers but no real problems. It is safe.

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4 Thank Stephen D
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

walked there for couple hours before dinner. we tried massage shop and restaurant after being tired of walking. I would say exostic experience

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1 Thank Gyuhong L
Cameron Park, California
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156 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

We went to the First Street...WOW! What a street! Only two ways...of course, they have some streets, but they have no name. We took quite a bit of time when we got back to the Blow Hole. It was enjoyable! There are many, many bars...some not too shabby, and who knows what you want! Strippers, etc!

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