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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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Great for a Stroll and Selfies :D

Great sights of buildings and statures and the crazy Veracruz sign at edge of dock. plus plenty of street vendors to browse, and some boat tours also. and threre is even an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Earl J
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great sights of buildings and statures and the crazy Veracruz sign at edge of dock. plus plenty of street vendors to browse, and some boat tours also. and threre is even an abandoned prison fort on the other side of the channel, need to catch trolly trian etc.. just ask concierge, or a local. plus some nights are celebrations on... More 

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Thank Earl J
Xalapa, Mexico
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49 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The malecon is at its best in the evening when lots of people come there for a stroll. There is a lot of amusement with sellers and street artists. You have a good view on the activity of the port

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Thank bruno123452015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

It's awesome, you can enjoy a great view of ships as well as the sea. It's great to walk calmly with the family, couples or friends. At night is full of handcraft shops where you can buy local products.

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Thank Manuel H
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63 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

This is one of the traditional places. Look for the guys that are by the port, you throw a coin to the sea and they get it. It's so cool. Buy an elite and walk around the malecon

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Cleveland, Ohio
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34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Every time we visit Veracruz we walk there to eat and to people watch. There is always something going on, even the big ships in the port are interesting.

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Thank lsebri
Frankfurt, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Lovely boulevard when the weather allows it! A place for locals to gather and party on the street, lovely views from the Ulua prison and the Gulf of Mexico

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Thank Keko9270
Cumming, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Veracruz, Veracruz (Malecon) Is one of the most amazing views anyone can see, If you have the chance to go onto the Tour Bus, You will not reget it. It tells you and shows you the story behind this amazing place and breathtaking beaches!

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Thank Chio1609
Collingswood, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 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.

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Thank Jack P
Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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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!

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Fairfax, Virginia
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 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.

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