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“Poor Malecon!” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Malecon

Malecon
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Mazatlan City Sightseeing Tour with Shopping Time and Lunch
Ranked #2 of 91 things to do in Mazatlan
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
San Diego, CA
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186 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
“Poor Malecon!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We hadn't been to Mazatlan in many years, and sure didn't expect the crowded Malecon, the limited views of the beach because of all the tacky businesses, and the heavy police presence. In fact, it was a little scary, and we know the area quite well, having traveled there many times through the years. The traffic at night is bumper-to-bumper, and to drive the length of the beach took almost an hour. The police cruise looking for drunks to arrest, while the bars blare techno music and advertise drinks specials. No, thanks.

Visited July 2013
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Berkeley, California
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“Waking and enjoying”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

It was great to breathe the ocean air and also to see so many Mexican people on vacation. Families strolling, surfers riding big waves, cliff divers jumping into the sea. Across the street you can get any kind of food or drink..so lovely

Visited July 2013
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Ciudad Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“21 km of relaxation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Doesn's matter if you need to exercise, get to a place or just take the stress off, this is the place. Bikes, rollerblades, skates or your old snikers, you can use what you like. Enjoy a sunrise or a beautiful sunset. My Mazatlán is beautiful and we are proud of our Malecon

Visited July 2013
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Newport News, Virginia
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Loved it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Great spot to stroll or jog. Also, many statues of historical significance are located along the way, so you get a glimpse into the history of Mazatlan, and some of its famous inhabitants.

Visited July 2013
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Kitchener, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
“history with a great view....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

mazitlan is an old city, and you can feel this on the malecon, with great views, lots to see and do, with great food vendors.

Visited April 2013
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