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Address: Veracruz, Mexico
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A beautiful street bordered on one side by the harbor.

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Veracuz' Boardwalk

Strolling the malecon was very nice, and we enjoyed the views of the port, the shops, and the sculpture pieces that are located along the way. There were lots of Mexican families... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 15, 2015
Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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Collingswood, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

Veracruz did an excellent job on its malecon. It is lovely to walk around day or night. In the evening the vendors come out with their wares. The area has a very safe feel as there are police around and there does not appear to be much riff raff. We were pleasantly surprised.

Thank Jack P
Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Strolling the malecon was very nice, and we enjoyed the views of the port, the shops, and the sculpture pieces that are located along the way. There were lots of Mexican families enjoying the malecon along with us. See it at night too!

1 Thank Travel-Kennection
Fairfax, Virginia
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31 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Lots of people selling the same wares, crowded and did not feel very safe. Bathroom facilities are not available.

Thank IslaVerde8D
Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Is a nice walk in the afternoon, but in some places it smells bad, the merchandise there is all from China, nothing worth to buy, you need to visit the antiques shops to purchase real handmade ítems.

1 Thank firsttimemom2007
Arlington, Texas
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87 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I visited el Malecon when I was very young, and I have absolutely great memories of it. Can't wait to bring my boys so they can experience the same.

Thank emilio_tx
Olten, Switzerland
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190 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Nothing special. It's basically an extension of the port. Not restaurants, no bars, a few ships (no old ones). Basically a bare area.

1 Thank Dryanta
Fort Worth, Texas
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

There's got to be a way to control the sewer smell at El malecon. It's supposed to be a touristy place but I promise you won't want to come back after you get the smell...

Thank Jorge C
San Rafael, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The Veracruz malecon is a nice stroll down a wide walkway in downtown Veracruz. It goes right along the port, so you can see all sorts of interesting action going on. It actually goes for quite a distance, but I didn't go all that far.

Thank Craig T
Desert Hot Springs, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

What a beautiful relaxing way to exercise after a big meal. People stop to talk to you about their beautiful city/port

Thank Alicia M
Dublin, Ireland
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158 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The malecon in Veracruz is a really nice for a walk or run. Really long and accessible and nice views of the town and pier. Nice jetty in the middle to run out along to have great views back on the city.

Thank msvalhalla

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