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Address: Mazatlan, Mexico
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Mazatlan City Sightseeing Tour

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Culture at it's best.

We did our own Art walk as it was Good Friday. Such a great way to see Old Mazatlan. The character down there is so worth your time!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

We did our own Art walk as it was Good Friday. Such a great way to see Old Mazatlan. The character down there is so worth your time!

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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Enjoy seeing the city as it was before the 60s and 70s stated the wave of tourists from the US and Canada. Narrow streets, Small residential units.

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Mission, British Columbia, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

the buildings were wonderful, or tour guide was nice and the driver was great. lots of walking in the heat!

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Calgary, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Crazy fun place to pick us some souvenirs and maybe something to cook for dinner!?!? If you're the queasy type keep your eyes and nose covered as you walk through the butcher area. If your not there are lots of great finds here for dinner!! Fruit and veggies so fresh. Fun souvenirs and some good deals on leather.

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San Ramon, California
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227 reviews 227 reviews
78 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Old Mazatlán is just like taking a trip back to old world Europe. The cobblestone streets, the old buildings and architecture, the locals haggling at the open-air mercado, old men sitting on green benches and children squealing with glee chasing pigeons at the park across from the cathedral: it's all there. Many fine stores and local restaurants dot the downtown... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The cathedral is run down. Saw better ones in the colonial towns around Mazatlan. The shopping is ordinary.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This is a must see area when visiting Mazatlan. Both foreigners (that is us) and Nationals (Mexicans) live there. Restaurants (too many to list) abound and one must try as many as one can. the night life is so much fun there. Easy to get to by walking (depending on where you are staying), or sing there great bus system,... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Old Mazatlán is not large but offers some fine examples of Spanish Colonial architecture, especially the cathedral which should be seen at night as well as day. Much restoration has taken place recently and they are doing a fantastic job of it! People are constantly sweeping the cobblestone streets and sidewalks and there is no rubbish anywhere which is unlike... More 

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The history of old Mazatlan is fun to hear. We took a tour on a palmanea and it was so much fun to see the amazing sites.

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Prosper, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Now, if you do go to Mazatlan, make sure you go to Old Mazatlan--good food and atmosphere. If you go at night, they close down the square and have live music and food!

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