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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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Bustling Market

Take the local bus-- Sabalo Centro-- cost about 10 pesos per person. It's about 45 minutes to get there. The area is always busting. Once inside, there is an awful amount of... read more

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Brampton, Canada
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Brampton, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Take the local bus-- Sabalo Centro-- cost about 10 pesos per person. It's about 45 minutes to get there. The area is always busting. Once inside, there is an awful amount of stalls, with a great deal to offer. Gifts, food, souvenirs, anything you need. The Church is two blocks away. Beautiful park nearby- walk down to the Port and... More 

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colorado springs
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Get on the local bus and go see all of Mazatlan - old and new. The open air market is quite an eye opener. That is a must see!

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Mount Vernon
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took a very nice day trip to see Old Mazatlan. The trip was very informative showcasing The history of the town. Host Rene kept my interest making it more enjoyable. We visited a few vendors that sponsor the tour. However, there was no obligation to buy from them. We stopped at a jewelry store and I did find a beautiful... More 

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Valleyview, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed seeing old mazatlan and some of the history of the area. However this tour company stops at a jewellery shop a restaurant and a candy shop along the way. The owners of these places keep track of how much the tour groups spend and give a kick back to the tour operator which I found a little distasteful.... More 

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St. Albert
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old Mazatlan is so interesting and different from the tourist hotel area. There are a lot of beautiful old homes, hotels and restaurants as well as a lovely Plaza and the Melecon.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Old Mazatlan is a spectacular place to see. There is lots of history to see and learn here. It's definitely worth the trip to visit here.

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Thank David R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Culture and history worth visiting as a group or alone. You can spend as much or as little time as you like depending on your interests.

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Mazatlan, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have not been to Old Mazatlan and Plaza Machado, you have not been to Mazatlan. It is very special and the flavor of 'Old Mexico' with buildings dating to the early 1800's.

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Sagle, ID
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The historic section of Mazatlan is a mixed bag with humble homes, bustling shops and charming early colonial building standing side by side. We liked it. The central Plazuela is really quaint, surrounded by sidewalk dining and dressed up store fronts, musicians often playing in corners or the central park bandstand. On our night the entire central area was cordoned... More 

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Toledo
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent an afternoon walking around Old Mazatlan. Some of the interesting sights are somewhat spread out. Great architecture especially around the main plazas. Museums are closed on Monday. Highlight was walking through Angela Peralta Theater.

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