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Plaza Machado

Calle Constitucion, Mazatlan, Mexico
+52 669 913 2222
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Central plaza named for Juan Nepomuceno Machado who donated the land.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Calle Constitucion, Mazatlan, Mexico
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+52 669 913 2222
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"live music"
in 86 reviews
"surrounded by restaurants"
in 16 reviews
"people watching"
in 51 reviews
"weekend evenings"
in 12 reviews
"friday and saturday"
in 11 reviews
"beautiful square"
in 10 reviews
"angela peralta theatre"
in 14 reviews
"art galleries"
in 14 reviews
"lots of restaurants"
in 23 reviews
"opera house"
in 27 reviews
"local vendors"
in 12 reviews
"old town"
in 37 reviews
"few blocks"
in 11 reviews
"historic district"
in 12 reviews
"walk around"
in 10 reviews
"city tour"
in 15 reviews
"golden zone"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a must see for Mazatlan! Soak up the history, enjoy a drink, dinner or shopping in the square or just walk and enjoy the sights. We walked out and around and there are many other places to see as well that we enjoyed....More

Thank 916gails
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A beautiful plaza surrounded by great restaurants and shops. A great way to people watch and listen to music. We visit every other year and always make a trip down.

Thank McHAH
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is so fun in the evening. The square is surrounded by restaurants, music and vendors. It’s just fun and all restaurants are good.

Thank 4Lees
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Only three blocks from our apartment ....lovely restaurants....all kinds of menu's.....good music....great atmosphere.... dinner or just drinks are all terrific.

Thank Annie C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Plaza Machado is the heart of the historic center. It's a rather small plaza, ringed by restaurants. The restaurants seem to be good but we found better choices a block or so in several directions (such as Topolo and Hector's Bistro.) One night there was...More

Thank DaveWells
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Reviewed 1 week ago

nice place to people watch, sit and relax. Gets very busy on friday. Seems like it has great restaurants( didn't have chance to go to any)

Thank kal5
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful square wirh a gazebo. Beautiful flowers, shrubs and trees line the square. There are benches and all kinds of shops, restaurants and hotels near the area. Great place to stop and take a rest!

Thank Sharon O
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have been visiting Mazatlán for the past 12 years during the winter season. Most of our visits occur over several months and have been taken in many different neighbourhoods of this city. We always seem to gravitate back to Centro historico....More

Thank Kate M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not a big plaza. Had lots of restaurants around and easy walk to the church , historical district or the ocean.

Thank SeaTurtleSuz
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If your in Mazatlan make sure you visit Plaza Machado. What a beautiful piece of history, and was super surprised how much it resembled the French Quarter of New Orleans. Awesome place to hang out and eat some wonderful food. This historic area is still...More

Thank SoCalMaurice
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Calchick7
10 July 2016|
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Response from CDC_ALUMNI | Reviewed this property |
About 2 US dollars..one could walk or take city bus for about 50 cents in US currency. Depends on exchange rate.
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Kim G
17 January 2016|
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Response from Dave B | Reviewed this property |
The Plaza Machado is in Centro Historico and is about a 30 minutes north along the coastal road, the Malecon. A nice taxi or pulmonea ride - but to far to walk.
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Deb S
7 March 2015|
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Response from dnpeting | Reviewed this property |
There are several shops, restaurants and a city center (Plaza Machado) near the ship dock; however, the beach is too far to walk to. If you want to go to the beach or boardwalk (malecon), you can take a pulmonia. Pulmonias... More
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