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Address: Ensenada 22800, Mexico
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Ensenada's city center containing the busts of three historical figures:...

Ensenada's city center containing the busts of three historical figures: Benito Juarez, Miguel Hidalgo and Venustiano Carranza.

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Nice for day and night

There is not a lot to see in the actual plaza but the three heads. But if you walk around it you get a beautiful view of the ocean. Good to visit day or night. It is right behind... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 January 2017
Mireya C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

We came to this location through a tour. The statues are beautiful and the history behind them is very interesting. There are about 4 monuments in the same location. There are also people who come out from behind things to sell you their handcrafted items, which is a little creepy. However we learned to just say no thank you and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

There is not a lot to see in the actual plaza but the three heads. But if you walk around it you get a beautiful view of the ocean. Good to visit day or night. It is right behind first street so if you get hungry there are a bunch of places to grab a bite.

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

There was an outdoor market the night we visited, music, food and many interesting handmade things to buy as souvenir from Mexico.

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1 Thank H N
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

This is a plaza you will walk through in two minutes and then ask yourself why they wasted the limited budget in such a meaningless way.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Plaza Civica is good for a quick photo stop. There is not a lot to do here but the guides share the history of the 3 men the statues are for.

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El Centro, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

It's a nice place to sit and admire the views and weather. Lots to eat from street vendors. Nice big trees.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

In the port by the cruise ships. New fountain with lights at night. Great vendors and a fun place to visit

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1 Thank Marcia L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

The 3 heads are of Benito Juarez (separated church from state), Miguel Hidalgo (initiated the movement for independence) and Venustiano Carranza (promulgated our current constitution) who are historical Mexican figures. This is a very wide-space spot that is totally worth visiting on weekends because of the different markets that get set up. On these markets you can find organic food... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

They had an event, that was part farmers market and part souvenir store. My parents bought organic honey and some amazing coffee

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

If you are a tourist and let’s face it, everyone here is basically a tourist, and if you need wifi, Plaza Civica has it for free. We stayed 3 days in Ensenada and didn’t have an international plan for our phone so we needed Wi-Fi. We went to 3 different places and even an internet store and nothing. Then, we... More 

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