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Address: Mazatlan, Mexico
Phone Number:
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Quaint little village with cobblestone streets, colonial buildings and...

Quaint little village with cobblestone streets, colonial buildings and charming square.

 

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Fascinating look at an old colonial mining town...

We visited Copala with a small group out of Mazatlan. We walked through the town to the plaza and the old church. We saw maybe 10 residents of the town... five of them were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Yachats, Oregon
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Yachats, Oregon
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62 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Copala with a small group out of Mazatlan. We walked through the town to the plaza and the old church. We saw maybe 10 residents of the town... five of them were school boys trying to sell cottonwood bark carvings. As an architect, I was fascinated with the old buildings and particularly the heavy cobblestone streets that pave... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We used Vista tours as it was half the price of Nexus in the hotel lobby. It was a fabulous tour visiting 3 towns in the mountains. Our air conditioned bus was comfortable and our guide outstanding. We visited a quaint bakery ,a ceramic place and a clay pottery place. The meal in Copala was quite good and the scenery... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We took a tour from our hotel to Copala and stopped at several places on the way to watch local artisans working. We saw woodworkers and tile makers and when we got to the village we were fascinated by the square and the buildings. The route took us through some very beautiful countryside.

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Thank MaryEllen W
Seattle
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We spend our winters here though we also enjoy the summers and rainy season. Copala is an old Spanish mining town dating from the mid 1500's. The church was completed in the mid 1700's. Daytime finds many tourists coming to view the village with its cobblestone streets but evenings it reverts to a small local village. It's less than an... More 

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Edmonton, Ab
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We did this originally several years ago as a small group van tour. Decided to drive out from Mazatlan with friends and show them a village. It is about an hours drive on a decent road. We had no issues with the travel and enjoyed seeing this wonderful church from the 1700s that has been restored. You can walk the... More 

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Thank Dinolady
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Rustic historic village with an amazing church (mid 1700's) Beautiful architecture and church - Sublime Banana Cream Pie and Baking!

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Thank Joel W
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

We went there in 2015. It was a very nice day trip. We stopped at a potters shop on the side of the road and watched them make clay pottery, it was fun. The town of Copala was very quaint with a beautiful 18th century church in the center of town. The people were great. Like everywhere in Mexico they... More 

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Thank Brad T
Forster, NSW Australia
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Great trip just east of Mazatlan worth the time and effort. We went in our own vehicle, but it is possible to hire a vehicle or use one of the tour companies. An interesting village with a large artisan population, a fascinating architectural spread, a wonderful historic church, (beware of the loose handrails, or you could end up some distance... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I planned to travel there by bus only to learn that there was no return bus that day. My plan was to spend the day and explore and paint. Subsequently I went on a tour which I would not recommend. Short stops in various villages, led to 'shopping opportunities'. Ultimately, I was glad I did go because it is out... More 

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Thank laurabaxter01
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

Its a very old beautiful place with stone streets old houses and a church from the 1700s. worth seeing. only a couple of stores. We ate in someones home!

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