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Address: Calle Padre Raymundo Jardon de Mayo 5 | Zona Centro, Monterrey 64000, Mexico
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Neighborhood lined with some of the oldest buildings in the city, some...

Neighborhood lined with some of the oldest buildings in the city, some dating back to the 17th century.

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I was surprised to find this place well and alive, if you know what I mean. On a Saturday night it had a amicable atmosphere, typical of northerners. There are plenty of places to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 March 2016
Arturo M
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Tijuana, Mexico
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

The barrio Antiguo is a section of Monterrey that is on hold in time. all the constructions there are from the late 1800's and are very well kept. Some are transformed inside into restaurants and bars which are great. Very safe zone with many friendly people

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1 Thank Arturo S
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2,472 reviews
1,910 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 567 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Used to be a great place to be on Saturday night and to stroll on Sundays. Unfortunately I do not think it is still as safe as it used to be. Best to go in a group if you choose to and take a taxi back.

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Thank KarolaRS
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24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

I was surprised to find this place well and alive, if you know what I mean. On a Saturday night it had a amicable atmosphere, typical of northerners. There are plenty of places to choose from, such as restaurants, music and clubs is up to you. Pay attention to where you park, is best to take a taxi.

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Thank Arturo M
San Antonio, Texas
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15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

Younger nicely dressed locals with a few nice clubs/bars down jose morrelos the most busy street. Drinks are cheap!!!!!! if you love beer get a caguama! less than $5 for a 32 oz. indio. Cafe igana is a really awesome rock bar and the interior is just amazing. Try to go when the full club is open. My dad and... More 

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2 Thank Ash L
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443 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 739 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

This place used to be clean, safe and fun but after lot of things happened in Monterrey, this place became dangerous specially at night, it was full of discothèques now some remaining around but still not safe at night.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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55 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

There are plenty of art museums, galleries, and little shops to occupy a person for an afternoon. The best day of all to go, though, is Sunday afternoon for the street market which includes local crafts, antiques, and just about everything in between. The restaurants in the Barrio range from cheap to very expensive and there are many types of... More 

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21 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

I've frequented Barrio Antiguo during my stay in MTY and had a great time every time. There are a plethora of bars, nightclubs and restaurants. During the weekend days there is even a market on some of the back streets that sells an array of mexican arts and crafts.

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Matamoros, Mexico
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6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

This neighborhood has old Mexican architecture in downtown Monterrey, with restaurants, bars, small art galleries and a few hostels. It has good day and night ambient but I think the whole area needs improvements in building facades and urban infrastructure, moreover in the quality of the streets pavement. Still you can go on weekend mornings to have a good Mexican... More 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

I absolutely love this place! I fell in love with this place the minute I saw it. It has this colonial vibe to it and there are a bunch of hidden read awesome places that you have to find because its not very visible from outside. There is a sunday antique fair during the day that is out of this... More 

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Nuremberg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

It is not that alive as it used to, but it is safe now that the clubs are gone. There is still some bars, cafes and enough to keep you busy for some hours. Its worth a visit but avoid middays on sunny days since it get hot with not many shades around. The best places are there, and I... More 

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