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“Old Mexico” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Plaza Machado

Plaza Machado
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$29.99*
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Mazatlan City Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #3 of 91 things to do in Mazatlan
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Central plaza named for Juan Nepomuceno Machado who donated the land.
Elk Grove, CA
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Old Mexico”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

This must have been one of my favorite attractions in Mazatlan. We visited Plaza Machado during the day time as part of a city tour. The tour guide told us that at night they close the streets and have music, dancing and street vendors. We decided to return and night and we loved it. The atmosphere was perfect with live music and people dancing in the street. I wanted to eat at Pedro and Lola but my group decided to eat at Beach Burger. This was the only bad thing. The food was terrible. The shrimp tasted like it must have been dipped in ketchup. Other than that I loved Plaza Machado.

Visited March 2013
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Red Deer
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5 reviews
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“old town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

the plaza takes you back in time, and is excellent to visit, Easy to get to, and there are no timeshare sales there, They have some guides there to help you get the most out of it(no cost)

Visited February 2013
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Erie pa
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23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Food Fun and Festivities”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

The wonderful restaurants lining the Plaza with friendly waiters beckoning.....the vendors and the music during Carnaval...the electric feeling walking among the crowd...

Visited February 2013
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Wisconsin
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40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Take your camera”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

I was amazed to see all the fresh meats being prepared and all the fruits and vegetables. Did not expect a market like this in Mexico. Take a Pulmania for a scenic ride.

Visited February 2013
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Thank Richard K
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Belleville, Canada
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144 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Outdoor walking area”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

This was an outdoor area where some restaurants and bars are located. Not much happening as we were there in the early afternoon.

Visited February 2013
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