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Old Mazatlan

Address: Mazatlan, Mexico
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$30*
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Mazatlan City Sightseeing Tour
89%
Ranked #5 of 48 Attractions in Mazatlan
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Alberta, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

It is a beautiful old city engulfed with History, The Arts, Architecture and great little restaurants to tantalize the taste buds! The board walk along the ocean is beautiful at anytime of the day/ night. Older hotels with history and stories to tell. Hollywood Stars stayed at some of the hotels. The Markets are fun. For every age and interests.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We took the bus to old Mazatlan and the bus driver refused to even look at me when I asked "market"? Once there it was crowded and dirty. People pushing and shoving and people actually grabbing you by the arm or shirt to get you to buy something. Only nice part was the cathedral.

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Victoria, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Visiting old Mazatlan was worth it. There is so much history in this Mexican city. Take the time to hire a Pulomonia and have the driver show you around and get the history of the area. Or take a city tour offered through many of the hotels! You won't be disappointed!

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Kent, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Fun to walk around and just look at the buildings and streets. Was very safe and beautiful. Nice little shops and restaurants too.

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

Could have spent days wandering up and down streets exploring the many shops and restaurants. Felt very safe on our own, easily able to tell when we were starting to wander to far in a specific direction as it started to get run down. Absolutely must visit Spanish square, beautifully redone buildings and many restaurants and bars to visit. Must... More 

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Sun City West, Arizona, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

A great way to learn the history about Mazatlan. Our tour guide, Irene, was very knowledgeable and fun. Our driver could maneuver the bus into places where most cars will not fit! A very Fun Time!

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Garibaldi Highlands, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We were lucky in finding Ernesto driving a palomino. He offered a complete tour of Old Mazatlan for $50.00 / 4 people. He was wonderful. Took us up to the top of the hills where the beautiful homes were; Stopped to watch the diver; Pointed out all the great old hotels & condo's available; Pointed out the best restaurants; stopped... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I take the local bus to Centre, get out at the church or old town market, on the way you see street sellers under blue umbrellas " shrimp ladies" buy 2 pounds, go to the old town market, at the end where the bus stops there is a fresh tortilla factory (small garage like looking place) buy tomatoes at the... More 

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Plano, Texas
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232 reviews 232 reviews
57 attraction reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Stroll around with the locals, check out the stands and sidewalk restaurants. Often music in Plaza. We feel SAFE here

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Weimar, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

It was interesting to walk around. Drinks on top of the Freeman hotel provided nice view. Friendly bartender. Archaeological museum was small but well done and had English explanations. The town was very quiet as it was Sunday midday. Thanks to the woman selling gelato for telling us where to get the bus back to our hotel. The one way... More 

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