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Barrio Historico

Near 100 South Stone Ave, Between I-10 and Stone Ave, Cushing and 17th Street, Tucson, AZ 85701
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Beautiful area and photographer's dream

What a lovely place to visit. The colors are so enjoyable to look at. I have many favorites. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris S
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Goodyear, Arizona
Not a whole lot to see

Was really looking forward to the buildings and history but didn't feel like the area was promoted... read more

Reviewed March 20, 2017
Paul H
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Wichita, Kansas
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1 week ago
“Beautiful area and photographer's dream”
Mar 20, 2017
“Not a whole lot to see”
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Near 100 South Stone Ave, Between I-10 and Stone Ave, Cushing and 17th Street, Tucson, AZ 85701
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely place to visit. The colors are so enjoyable to look at. I have many favorites. The area is lovely. Easy to park, walk around, and view. Don't forget your camera!

Thank Chris S
Reviewed March 20, 2017

Was really looking forward to the buildings and history but didn't feel like the area was promoted. No signs for specific buildings or areas to check out.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed May 24, 2016

This is an interesting part of Old Tucson in the middle of Downtown. We took a short walk from the St. Augustine Cathedral to see this area. There are a lot of colorful buildings and shops. Nice place to visit.

Thank csarchibald
Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

The shops and eating places as well as the people really make one feel truly welcome. The shops display works primarily of local artists and many many others. The , I think cooperative, pottery facility is very interesting to observe and you can purchase items....More

3  Thank Paul P
Reviewed August 27, 2015

The Barrio Historico is where I took my first Arizona Highways Photo Class. Took family in May to enjoy the rich history, preservation of the homes and private businesses is remarkable.The vibrant colored, thick-adobe walls make you want to stroll leisurely through the oasis neighborhood....More

3  Thank TucsonTami
Reviewed August 24, 2015

Fortunately the southwest has numerous "old" barrios and districts. Some are more interesting that others in large measure because some still have an authenticity of age and have not been so cleaned up as to appear somewhat sterile. Barrio Historic in Tucson is a lovely...More

Thank NamutKwu
Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful! Park at Meyer/19th, walk back. Continue on Meyer @ 19th and around the block to the left. Really a treasure, when you find it.

6  Thank Cynthia L
Reviewed April 13, 2015

Barrio Historico covers about 20 blocks between Cushing Street and 18th Street and between Stone Avenue and the railroad tracks. It is one of my favorite areas of Tucson because of its history (settled in the mid-to-late 1800s), its Sonoran architecture and the bright colors....More

29  Thank Rumples
Reviewed March 20, 2015

Meyer Street near 17th and Cushing will get you close to this colorful area. If you want to take photos (which is about the only reason you might want to go), do not go on a Wednesday! This is trash/ recycle day and the containers...More

11  Thank AnnaDan M
Reviewed February 1, 2015

We had general directions to the area and had to ask several people on the street to find what the friend we were traveling with remembered of the area. We finally headed down Stone St and with a few twists and turns found the most...More

7  Thank LynHS77
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Nadine S
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Response from csarchibald | Reviewed this property |
It is a few block area Near 100 South Stone Ave, Between I-10 and Stone Ave, Cushing and 17th Street.
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