- Type: Sightseeing, Neighborhood/Area
- Time to Spend: 2 hours to Half Day
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Some of Mazatlán's most beloved sites are centered in the Centro Histórico, or Old Mazatlán (sites like the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception). So you won't need to make a special effort to enjoy this part of town, but you can rest assured that you'll spend plenty of time there. And if you only have one day in the area, this is where travelers suggest you come.
And you should come hungry. Recent TripAdvisor travelers litter their endorsements with food recommendations; you'll have the option for taco de cabeza (tacos prepared from the head of a cow) or papas locos (giant baked potatoes) from a street side vendor, or delicious shrimp tacos at a Plaza Machado café. Walk off your meal with a tour of the Teatro Angela Peralta opera house or a stroll along the Malecón.
Old Mazatlán is free to enjoy at any time of day, but you can expect to pay about $10 for a one-way pulmonia (a golf-cart like taxi) to the area.
Nearby Things To Do
Playa Olas Altas<0.5 miles away
Angela Peralta Theatre<0.5 miles away
Basilica of the Immaculate Conception0.8 miles away
Pueblo Bonito Mazatlan5.5 miles away
El Cid Marina Beach Hotel4.6 miles away
Wyndham Estrella Del Mar Resort Mazatlan4.2 miles away