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Ranked #1 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
Central plaza named for Juan Nepomuceno Machado who donated the land.
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Ranked #2 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
Category: Historic Sites; Bodies of Water; Theaters & Stadiums
Restored movie theater in downtown Mazatlan.
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Ranked #3 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Stretching from the original Mazatlan past the Golden Zone to the end of Cerritos Beach, Mazatlan's waterfront street is the... more » Owner description: Stretching from the original Mazatlan past the Golden Zone to the end of Cerritos Beach, Mazatlan's waterfront street is the backbone of the city. « less
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Ranked #4 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Cultural
Located in downtown Mazatlan, the architecture makes it well worth a visit.
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Ranked #5 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
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Ranked #6 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Situated at the northern end of Mazatlan, this beach is great for surfers and beach bums alike.
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Ranked #7 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
The nearest beach to the cruise terminal.
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Ranked #8 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Ranked #9 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks
This lighthouse sits atop Cerro Creston, Mazatlan's highest hill.
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Ranked #10 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
Category: Lookouts; Landmarks
Also known as "Lookout Mountain," this is the place to go for a fantastic view of town.
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Ranked #11 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
Category: Islands; Outdoors
Amphibious vehicles take vacationers to this uninhabited island off Mazatlan for snorkeling trips and other beach activities.
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Ranked #12 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
This beach, with grass growing atop its dunes, is quiet and undeveloped.
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Ranked #13 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Ranked #14 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
Category: Islands; Beaches; Horseback Riding Stables; Outdoors
With nothing but coconut trees, beaches and open-air restaurants for 14 km, this is where the locals go to relax.
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Ranked #15 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
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Ranked #16 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Zoos/Aquariums
Owner description: This aquarium holds over 250 species of fish, a marine museum, Gulf of Mexico Oceanic Fish Tank, walk-through aviary and... more » Owner description: This aquarium holds over 250 species of fish, a marine museum, Gulf of Mexico Oceanic Fish Tank, walk-through aviary and crocodile and frog area. There are also three shows: a sea lion show, bird show and diving exhibition. For those who dare to, there is a swimming with sharks activity available!Located meters from the Malecon at the sea lion sculpture intersection.We are an educational and recreational institution that supports the conservation and protection of the environment. We take pride in offering the highest quality of service, which is reflected in our exhibitions, shows and educational programs, and this is all due to a professional and interdisciplinary team. « less
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Ranked #17 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
Category: Bar/ Clubs; Karaoke Bars; Dance Club/ Discos; Game/ Entertainment Centers; Landmarks
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Ranked #18 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
Quaint little village with cobblestone streets, colonial buildings and charming square.
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Ranked #19 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
Category: Resort Communities; Beaches; Outdoors
This tourist strip houses many exclusive mega-hotels.
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Ranked #20 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
This four-story platform above the ocean is known to locals as "Divers' Point."
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Ranked #21 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Beach located in the Golden Zone.
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Ranked #22 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
Category: Water Parks; Amusement Parks
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Ranked #23 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Museums
This modern sculpture is always crowded with people watching its colored fountains.
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Ranked #24 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
Category: Mountains; Outdoors
This is the tallest hill in Mazatlan topped by the El Faro Lighthouse.
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Ranked #25 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
Category: Islands; Outdoors
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Ranked #26 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Cultural
This colossal bronze sculpture is an awe-inspiring piece of art found on the Paseo Claussen.
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Ranked #27 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
Category: Shops; Museums
Owner description: Sea Shell City has been open since 1979, we open with the idea of giving a glimpse of the treasures of the sea to all our... more » Owner description: Sea Shell City has been open since 1979, we open with the idea of giving a glimpse of the treasures of the sea to all our visitor . We sell all kind of shell from all over the world, beach clothes and jewerly. On our second floor we have a fountain completly covered with sea shells which took 2 years to the artists to complete it, on that same floor we have a display of our personal sea shell collection. « less
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Ranked #28 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
Category: History Museums; Museums
Small museum in Olas Altas featuring exhibits of Sinaloan history and culture as well as several pottery displays.
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Ranked #29 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
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Category: Lookouts; Landmarks
High point in Mazatlan where the view of the older part of town and beaches is breathtaking.
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Ranked #30 of 44 attractions in Mazatlan
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
Located in the downtown area, the plaza features a gazebo and mango trees in traditional Mexican style.
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