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Old Fisherman's Wharf, Monterey

(3.3/5 based on 1,700+ reviews on the web)
Once a bustling fish market, Old Fisherman's Wharf combines history, entertainment, and ocean activities. The Custom House, one of the oldest U.S. government buildings in California, stands at the wharf's entrance. Custom House Plaza also houses the local-history Monterey Maritime Museum. The wharf's restaurants offer seafood and other specialties in both casual and formal settings. Take time to browse various shops for souvenirs, handicrafts, and sweets, or visit some of the art galleries. Keep an eye out for the sea lions that often swim around the wharf and take naps on the buoys. Plan to visit Old Fisherman's Wharf and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Monterey attractions using our Monterey vacation route planner.
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  • , step back in the days of old Monterey. Walk on Fishman's wharf and see fishmongers and tourist a light enjoying a great day 
  • Coming from the midwest, I am mesmerized by this area. I love watching all the sealife. Ive seen red crabs, sea lions, sea otters, seals, starfish....love these seen in nature. 
  • Famous Fisherman's Wharf is a must see if you are in Monterey. Many cafes, restaurants, sweet shops, and souvenir stores line the wharf. Beautiful view of the peninsula from the end of the wharf and w...  more »