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Old Mazatlan

Mazatlan, Mexico
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$30*
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Mazatlan City Sightseeing Tour
89%
Ranked #5 of 44 Attractions in Mazatlan
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
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Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
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London, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

really interesting historical town - Cathedral was beautiful, market very busy, Old Opera House interesting and practice was in full voice! Marina and divers were amazing!

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Canadian Rockies, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Gorgeous architecture, marvelous foliage along the side walks, Clean, and friendly citizens. Lots of restaurants around and coffer shops like Delirium and Allegro.

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Des Plaines, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Took a tour with a guide of old Mazatlán. Was given the history of its name and how the people made their living

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Fort McMurray, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Travelled into to see Casa Etnika which we found reviews for on TripAdvisor. It has an amazing selection of local crafts and fantastic coffee.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Great place to see what the old Mazatlan looked like and a place just to hang around and gather the ambiance of the city

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Mexico City, Mexico
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152 reviews 152 reviews
38 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

With great character it is no surprise that the historic district attracts most of the foreigners in Mazatlan. Quaint and charming, this is the place to come and have a great meal at one of the many excellent restaurants or cafes. A must in Mazatlan.

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Salida, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Contact with locals and restaurants/opera house. Also went to market and explored food and clothing selections.

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Edmonton, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Each year we go to Mazatlán, we have to make a trip in a Mexican limo into town. The kids love going to the market and choosing a few little toys to bring home. And of course to get a gelato from the corner of the market. It's busy and definitely different from a typical Canadian shopping experience, but it's... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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74 reviews 74 reviews
12 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Old Mazatlan has many historical buildings and is very pleasant to walk around. Once you get away from the Central Market, it calms down, and can be very peaceful and un-crowded.

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Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Have been coming here for 10 years and love the changs happening in el Centro. All the old buildings being extensively restored, beautiful. Here is a city working on saving their beautiful buildings for future generations. So much to see and explore. Our favourite thing to do at least once a week is take the bus down and stroll the... More 

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