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Barrio Historico

Near 100 South Stone Ave, Between I-10 and Stone Ave, Cushing and 17th Street, Tucson, AZ 85701
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Not a whole lot to see

Was really looking forward to the buildings and history but didn't feel like the area was promoted... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Paul H
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Wichita, Kansas
Interesting Part of Old Tucson

This is an interesting part of Old Tucson in the middle of Downtown. We took a short walk from the... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2016
csarchibald
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San Marcos, California
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
20 Mar 2017
“Not a whole lot to see”
24 May 2016
“Interesting Part of Old Tucson”
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Near 100 South Stone Ave, Between I-10 and Stone Ave, Cushing and 17th Street, Tucson, AZ 85701
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

Was really looking forward to the buildings and history but didn't feel like the area was promoted. No signs for specific buildings or areas to check out.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is an interesting part of Old Tucson in the middle of Downtown. We took a short walk from the St. Augustine Cathedral to see this area. There are a lot of colorful buildings and shops. Nice place to visit.

Thank csarchibald
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

The shops and eating places as well as the people really make one feel truly welcome. The shops display works primarily of local artists and many many others. The , I think cooperative, pottery facility is very interesting to observe and you can purchase items....More

3  Thank Paul P
Reviewed 28 August 2015

The Barrio Historico is where I took my first Arizona Highways Photo Class. Took family in May to enjoy the rich history, preservation of the homes and private businesses is remarkable.The vibrant colored, thick-adobe walls make you want to stroll leisurely through the oasis neighborhood....More

3  Thank TucsonTami
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Fortunately the southwest has numerous "old" barrios and districts. Some are more interesting that others in large measure because some still have an authenticity of age and have not been so cleaned up as to appear somewhat sterile. Barrio Historic in Tucson is a lovely...More

Thank NamutKwu
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

Beautiful! Park at Meyer/19th, walk back. Continue on Meyer @ 19th and around the block to the left. Really a treasure, when you find it.

6  Thank Cynthia L
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Barrio Historico covers about 20 blocks between Cushing Street and 18th Street and between Stone Avenue and the railroad tracks. It is one of my favorite areas of Tucson because of its history (settled in the mid-to-late 1800s), its Sonoran architecture and the bright colors....More

27  Thank Rumples
Reviewed 21 March 2015

Meyer Street near 17th and Cushing will get you close to this colorful area. If you want to take photos (which is about the only reason you might want to go), do not go on a Wednesday! This is trash/ recycle day and the containers...More

11  Thank AnnaDan M
Reviewed 1 February 2015

We had general directions to the area and had to ask several people on the street to find what the friend we were traveling with remembered of the area. We finally headed down Stone St and with a few twists and turns found the most...More

7  Thank LynHS77
Reviewed 14 November 2014

Maybe I didn't find the exact streets that some of the pictures were taken but it was a waste of time trying to find what I thought would be a colorful line of houses. The way I heard it described, I imagined it to be...More

3  Thank labonvoyer
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Nadine S
Is it near east 16th avenue?
19 November 2016|
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Response from csarchibald | Reviewed this property |
It is a few block area Near 100 South Stone Ave, Between I-10 and Stone Ave, Cushing and 17th Street.
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12smcd
I would like to know a great place to stay in a hotel or B and B near barrio district.
20 January 2015|
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