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Old Mazatlan

Mazatlan, Mexico
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Ranked #6 of 54 attractions in Mazatlan
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Gresham, Oregon
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23 reviews 23 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Don't miss Copa de Leche for a 1940's feel of Mexico, the downtown central market and the Catholic cathedral.

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texas
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We did a downtown tour that was pretty good....loved the cathedral. We loved the canopy tour (zip line). It was the best that we have EVER done!!! Barbara Dance

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Old Mazatlan is an oasis of what Mexico is. Refurbished homes and businesses, the great and historic Angela Peralta Theatre, the beautiful and humbling Cathedral, many fine restaurants and shops filled with friendly locals and some curious tourists shopping for a curio or some indigenous art work. Wonderful feeling.

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Ventura, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is the real Mazatlan, the Mazatlan with many stories to tell. Walk around, watch, imagine... Feel the history of this amazing place. You can go to the theater and gain some culture, go to the upstairs museum at Plazuela Machado and see what life was like long ago. Of course, check out the beautiful cathedral and go to the... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
12 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Some of the old streets were lovely, well kept with cobble stone streets. Others were unkempt and down right dangerous with holes through the sidewalk and rebar metal waiting to spear you should you not see the hole. But, I suppose that is part of the charm of Mexico. The central market is the real deal, not some flea market.... More

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tennessee
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

we were taken on a city tour by one of the little golf carts and it took about 90 minutes. he pointed out some of the landmarks and told some of the history which was pretty interesting. Probably would not do it again

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Tzaneen, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We took the hotel shuttle into town. Then a polmonia taxi took us all the way to the harbor along the magnificent promenade. Cliff divers and shrimps, history and architecture all around. A must on the Mazatlan list of things to do.

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Oshawa, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

City tour cliff divers older section still owned by same families view of ocean fish market flea market

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Jupiter, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We took the city tour and the town square was cool. All of the people in Mazatlán were more than nice and the food was delicious. We went to Topolo's in the square and Carlos was a great waiter and the food was amaing! The margaritas are fresh and the salsa and desert is made table side. Will be going... More

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Banff, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Take the bus "Centro" and get off at the Mercado. Wander through there then go to the cathedral, theatre district, stroll up to Olas Atlas for great seafood and walk back along the Maecon-you might get a chance to see the cliff divers.

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