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Address: Mazatlan, Mexico
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: Stretching from the original Mazatlan past the Golden Zone to the end of...
Stretching from the original Mazatlan past the Golden Zone to the end of Cerritos Beach, Mazatlan's waterfront street is the backbone of the city.
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Lots of interesting art sculptures.

It's busy but great for people watching and a lovely walk by the ocean. Some of the sculptures included giant gnomes, elves, and other mystical folk.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 28, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

It's busy but great for people watching and a lovely walk by the ocean. Some of the sculptures included giant gnomes, elves, and other mystical folk.

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Los Angeles, California
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

The Mazatlán malecón (boardwalk/seawall), connects the old city to the new. Mazatlán's malecón is considered one of the longest in the world, has a length of about 21 km (roughly 13 miles!), along the Pacific coast, among which you can find high cliffs, monuments, gazebos, old buildings, hotels, etc. It's the cities spinal cord and bustles with joggers, cyclists and... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

It's a long walk, but well worth it, lots to see, and the statues are awesome, you can always flag a taxi if you get hot or tired, they are very inexpensive, wear flat shoes, the sidewalks in Mazatlan need lots of work

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Walk the full 6 miles of ocean coastline or grab a bus or Pulmanias for a great view of the Pacific. Many beaches along the way or cross the street for restaurants and shops. There are beautiful monuments along the way. Going to the south will take you to the old Mazatlan while the north route ends at the beginning... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Beat up and a lot of closed stores. Puerto Vallarta has a great Malecon. Long walk if you have nothing better to do.

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Long Island, New York
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8 attraction reviews
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The malecon in Mazatlan is not as scenic as the one in Puerto Vallarta, but it is much longer with nice views of the ocean. We started at the north end, but only made it about half way, on a sunny day. My suggestion for walking it would be to start in the middle and go south.

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Kent, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

A cool walk along the water. A lot of local vendors and fresh seafood. Also, some very cool monuments.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Beautiful walk and a lot to look at. Plenty of restaurants to stop at along the way. Easy to hail cab once tired out. Very safe as plenty of activity.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

If you are planning to go the beach, looking for fun, delicious food and a memorable place, you have to visit Mazatlan, It is a beach on Sinaloa state, with an excellent weather almost all the year. To arrive to Mazatlan mainly you have two options: By plane, you can take an aircraft from the main cities in Mexico (Mexico... More 

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Byron, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We go here twice a year oct. and feb for the last 4 years,feels like our second home.Friendly people always welcoming and happy to interact,but not as aggressive as many tourist areas.I nor any of my family have ever felt threatened. or uncomfortable.

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