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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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First impressions of Ensenada

My husband and I have lived in Ensenada for a year. Life in the US midwest is much different than it is here. We were so annoyed in the beginning when women with children would... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
Marianne D
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Ensenada, Mexico
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San Diego, California
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This a very great tourist zone in the heart of Ensenada, with a friendly and safe environment able to walk 24/7. With lots of places to visit like shops, restaurants, and bars.

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Davis, California
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32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is a fun place to truly experience Ensenada and all its magic...by day lots of fun shops with lovely art, jewelry, curios, pottery and clothing, oh, you have to buy a blanket...they are handy for the beach! The restaurants are fabulous...El Rey Sol, great food, and drinks...also the fish taco stands are fun and tasty treats...experience the same area... More 

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108 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Stay on ship! Nothing here but begging children and merchants chasing you down. Cruise lines take notice and find some where else to dock! Oh yes there was several places to eat and drink but thats it.

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740 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Tourist strip ... 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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Ensenada, Mexico
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My husband and I have lived in Ensenada for a year. Life in the US midwest is much different than it is here. We were so annoyed in the beginning when women with children would hold out their cup for money as we passed by. And when we saw the children being taught by their mothers to do the same.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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24 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

My wife and I drove down to Ensenada, Mexico for a fun trip. It was fun alright ? We walked on First Street. We saw a poor woman with 3 kids, one on her arms and 2 followed her. She asked for money, so i gave her one buck US. As we walked towards the end of the street, a... More 

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Lake Elsinore, California
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56 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I took a cruise to Ensenada and was looking forward to spending the day shopping. I hadn't realized that that shop keepers literally follow you around the store asking what you'd like and trying to get you to haggle. Even walking down the street you are bombarded. I understand this is the custom. I just didn't respond well to the... More 

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Ensenada, Mexico
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

They will give you good deals and play your heckling game if you like, but respect them, this is there life and you are a visitor

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Los Angeles, California
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92 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Might want to check out prices then go back if you think its a better price, it seems things are way off for same things.... can be a rip off if you don't compare. not great food on this street, over priced and not good. I get better Mexican food in Los Angeles area. But fun place I guess for... More 

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Ensenada, Mexico
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Bar´s, restaurant´s, clubs and more, this street is the night heart of the city, if you want to have a nice time with friends or family you will definitely find something to do there.

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

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