Old Mazatlan, Mazatlan

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Walk through the charming streets of Old Mazatlan, a restored 19th century neighborhood with a wealth of historical and cultural sights. Stop off in one of the well-maintained plazas to admire the surrounding architectural highlights, including places of worship and old colonial homes. With many of the elderly buildings now containing cultural attractions, you'll find a good set of museums and galleries in the neighborhood, along with a collection of atmospheric bars and restaurants, frequented by lively students and local retirees alike. Our Mazatlan travel itinerary maker makes visiting Old Mazatlan and other Mazatlan attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • July 28, 2017
    Mazatlan is one of those places where you must know the entire area that is close to the sea, its beaches are clean and ideal for walking, sunbathing, if you like the band insurance you will find some people who touch out there
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  • July 24, 2017
    Not much to see really as they are working on construction. It will be nice when they finish. Some of the buildings remind you of Charleston, SC. Maybe it was a slow day since we were there during the...  more »
  • July 23, 2017
    You must visit to fall more in love with Mazatlan. Very rich in history. Lots to see and shop. Beach areas on that side are also perfect. Beautiful scenery.  more »

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Mazatlan's accommodations cluster around the old town, making the most of the city's trademark blend of French Baroque architecture and sea views. Here you can find everything from ritzy beach resorts to affordable youth hostels. Head slightly farther north along the city's famous promenade for a range of high-end options in the neighborhoods of El Dorado and El Cid, with the latter offering proximity to the city's bustling marina.
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