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“Best Sunset in the Pacific”
Review of Old Mazatlan

Old Mazatlan
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Mazatlan City Sightseeing Tour with Shopping Time and Lunch
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Mazatlan City Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #5 of 103 things to do in Mazatlan
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Mazatlan
Level 5 Contributor
76 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Best Sunset in the Pacific”
Reviewed August 5, 2013

Unknown for many years, Mazatlan has been the best kept secret for many tourist that come to Mexico.
Why is such a good place to visit? Its a real city, with culture, beaches, nice hotels, good food and very nice and welcoming people.
Prices to eat are insanely low... you can go for diner and have the best jumbo shrimp plate for under 20 dlls!!!! And that is top of the Menu.
Check out the wonderful sunsets from any place of the city but try to watch it from the Malecon (boardwalk), which is one of the world´s longest ones.
To make a long story short, they have perfect weather between late october all the way through late may...
Discover it, I was there first time in 89 and since then I don´t go anywhere else!

Visited May 2013
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English first
Kitchener, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
104 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
“caution is required, but a must see”
Reviewed July 27, 2013

this is a fantastic old city, with very spanish feel. I call this a must see for even resort tourists, as it helps you to really feel the places you visit. its not dangerous, but it is mexico so so daytime only, and just be aware.... I felt quite safe during the day. the market was great!

Visited April 2013
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Woodstock, GA
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Another great walk”
Reviewed July 22, 2013

Loved the energy and great architecture. Shopping, restaurants, "shrimp ladies". Bought shrimp one day and my girlfriend cooked it in the hotel. It was awesome!

Visited July 2013
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OKC
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“great food”
Reviewed July 19, 2013

got to see it an old home was made into a great place to relax and enjoy most known place to go ask taxi to take you there.

Visited July 2013
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Orange County, California
Level 5 Contributor
43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Worth a visit.”
Reviewed July 17, 2013

When in Mazatlan, a visit to old, central Mazatlan is definitely worth it. The cathedral is pretty and worth seeing. The central market is a blast to go walk around and shop for souvenirs.

Visited July 2013
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