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Address: Ensenada, Mexico
Activities: Shopping
Description: 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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Primerear

First street or Primera is a site you cannot miss. Commerce restaurant bars pharmacies hotels and more. People in the past used to make rounds in their fancy cars just to watch... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Ensenada, Mexico
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Ensenada, Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

First street or Primera is a site you cannot miss. Commerce restaurant bars pharmacies hotels and more. People in the past used to make rounds in their fancy cars just to watch people and to be seen, that is referred by the locals as "primerear" It is the heart of the city where everything happens. Just come and take a... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We drive to ensenada each year, this street is made for cruise tourists who are typically an embaressment to the us stumbling around drunk. The whole time you are accosted with high price junk made in mexico and china. There is soo much more to ensenada area than this street. Rent a car, drive to country, visit wine country, see... More 

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Burbank, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

It was worth the walk around. We felt safe. We hired a taxi that gave us a nice tour of the city and sights. Lots do see and do and places to eat

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Baja California Sur, Mexico
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Typical for a port city. But fun really when there are not so many tourists in town when the ships come in. You will always find a place to get cheap Margaritas and tacos.

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La Jolla, California
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185 reviews 185 reviews
62 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

If you are traveling south to see the American concept of "Mexico" then this is you place. Lots of chap stuff, often (believe it or not) made in China!1 Mexican trinkets made if China are not all that charming. But it is a lively place and you can pick up a lot of 'stuff' to give to friends and relatives... More 

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Riverside County
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117 reviews 117 reviews
26 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The shuttle from the cruise ships drop you off here. This is about 4 blocks of shopping and places to eat. They all pretty much sell the same items so bargain and if necessary walk away a part of the bargaining process. Vendors who sell items on the street are very persistent. Two vendors followed us for blocks trying to... More 

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Ensenada, Mexico
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The cruise ship crowds all want hats and beads I guess because they're everywhere. But it's safe downtown - safer than a LOT of US cities.

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

This is at the very least the main drag for tourists in Ensenada. It's colorful; it's fun; it's noisy; it's tacky; it's high energy; & most vendors take "no, gracias" graciously.

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chula vista, al
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5 reviews 5 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

fun to navigate, but gotta keep sense of humor! One merchant was really cute, said, " Come in, I promise to rip you off for less!"

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Los Angeles
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

All the shops generally sell the same things. Nothing is that great, but you can find some cheap gifts in the area for $2. Food is excellent, best taco's I've had in my life (only comparing to USA mexican shops). Food prices were reasonable, much cheaper than in the USA for a soft taco (1/2 the price). You can expect... More 

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