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Zocalo

Manzanillo, Mexico
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Ranked #12 of 17 Attractions in Manzanillo
Type: Neighborhoods, Resort Communities, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Owner description: 19th-century main square in downtown Manzanillo.
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victoria, bc
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Almost nobody on the malecón, lots of the shops opposite were closed or vacant. Walking deeper into town to look for Mexican goods was not at all fruitful. Definitely not a tourist trap! Also found the harbour so full of ships, we could hardly see past them to the bay. Had hoped for more.

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Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

We only found 2 decent restaurants downtown. The sight to the harbor is amazing, but there were many places with foul odors. I think the local governments have to launch a campaign to raise awareness of how important it is to keep the city clean to better promote tourism.

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Ensenada, Mexico
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

Nothing to see if you have kiddos except this grande sailfish statue and a rather large stuffed one down by the military base. There are some shops nearby that sell trinkets. I suspect you could see this entire downtown/zocolo in about 30 minutes and feel satisfied.

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nw
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

Unforutunatley all the trees were cut down years ago. Still a nice place but a little stark. take a walk to the market, stop for a shave and haircut---they'll even trim you eyebrows and nose hairs.

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Los Angeles, California
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346 reviews 346 reviews
149 attraction reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2011

This is a nice plaza where many of the locals hang out.

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2004

The town center is very touristy. Most of the shops are typical tourist souvenir shops. There are a few ice cream shops (helado) which are traditional for the Mexican families living there. Get a scoop, it helps to cool you off. The small cobblestone streets and busy atmosphere looks like you just walked onto a movie set. Very surreal. This... More

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