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Old Mazatlan

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Address: Mazatlan, Mexico
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US$45.00*
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Mazatlan City Sightseeing Tour with Shopping Time and Lunch
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US$30.00*
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Mazatlan City Sightseeing Tour

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The real feel.

I like to go to places where I can be with the people. See their houses, parks, shops. I felt very safe walking around old town, (olas atlas) taking in the culture n life style of... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

I like to go to places where I can be with the people. See their houses, parks, shops. I felt very safe walking around old town, (olas atlas) taking in the culture n life style of the Mazatlán nationals. People were helpful even if it was part English part Spanish. I sat in machado plaza, visited the market place (upstairs... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We did everything mazatlan, and this is a must. The market is the place to shop for sure. Stay clear of the meat market as this is sure to turn any stomach....

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You will discover buildings being renovated and buildings you wish someone would save. Modern department store a block from the historic Mercado.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visit the Mercado for shopping, across the street is a Material shop to die for. The Cathedral is one block away with a Plaza in front. Another 3 blocks to Plazuela Machado for restaurants with outdoor seating. The Theatro, numberous gift shops, etc. The Olas Altas beach and walkway is another 3 blocks from the Machado Spend the day shopping,... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

All the superior restaurants, culture and peace and quiet are in Old Mazatlan. Short distance from El Faro, the Merchado, and the south end of the Malecon.

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Eureka, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The only colonial city on the ocean in Mexico. Head to the central mercado and then simply loop through the blocks of interesting stuff. Head west down Sisto Osuna three blocks to the restaurant Puerto Viejo on the malecon for Pacificos and fish tacos - a former hangout for a couple of Mazatlan writers. A don't miss is El Presidio.... More 

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Hampton, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While taking a self guided tour of Old Mazatlan we ended up at the Hotel Freeman. While in old town you have to go to the roof top pool and have a beverage. Great view and service. A true must do!!

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love mexican culture, so I loved all of the aspects of Old Mazatlan. Had some long walks around the area and never once did we feel unsafe.

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Advance, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mazatlan is very safe. Great history. Feel free to walk around and explore. Very romantic at night. Would recommend you get out and explore.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a tour that took us to the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception and then got to go into the shops (the sales people can be a bit aggressive so be prepared) them we saw some old buildings and local art and the theatre.

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