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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
+52 669 913 2222
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Like most Mexican towns, the plaza is the go to place for chilling out, partaking in some people watching, and enjoying the colonial architecture. Plaza Machado is no different!

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place, surrounded by gorgeous buildings and good restaurants. A lot of history involved and very pretty panoramas.

Thank Chema R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Restaurants around are delicious and also the people are very welcoming and attentive we felt like we were at home here. Many police officers around. So I felt kind of safe.

Thank TravelerJn00
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by here as part of our tour of the city. It's pretty, and has an interesting history, but certainly not a 'must see.

Thank mburnett2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's pretty, but the restaurants around it are all pretty generic sit-down options - spanning from European food, Mexican, and other random types (ala Brownie Mania). We walked through the plaza many times during our stay, but never ate at any of these restaurants. Stray...More

Thank Connor B
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Loved exploring this old part of Mazatlan which is undergoing rebirth. Some very good restaurants, Opera house recently redone and is beautiful.

Thank SandyandRalph
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Always something going on here..live music, photo shoots, local vendors and if nothing else some great resturants

Thank 806sarahp
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Though they were reconstructing the streets it is such a cool and quaint place. A lot of people don't go to this little piece of history in Mazatlan. There are neat things to do and there are some great restaurants there. Go and visit- I...More

1  Thank shottzy1234
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Beautiful Historic downtown location. Great restaurants and night life. Arts and crafts at night. A Must See attraction in Mazatlan!

Thank greggC3200ER
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

I live coming down to see the old town side of Mazatlan. Great restaurants, shops and galleries. It's a fun day!

Thank M M
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how far is this from Cruise ship dock? and how much is taxi to there? thanks
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.
Kim G
How far is this from the Riu, Emerald Bay Resort? Can you walk there?
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.
Deb S
We are cruising to Mazatlan and wondering what would be a fun thing to do while at port. Beaches close enough to walk to?? Anything close enough to walk to??
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