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Address: Mazatlan, Mexico
Phone Number: 9881414
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Quaint little village with cobblestone streets, colonial buildings and...

Quaint little village with cobblestone streets, colonial buildings and charming square.

 

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Old Mazatlan town

Nice plaza in front of 16 century church. City administration square has great murals depicting the history of city and Mexico,s fight against Spanish conquest.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
Alan C
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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a very old beautiful place with stone streets old houses and a church from the 1700s. worth seeing. only a couple of stores. We ate in someones home!

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Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Few people still live in the small village of Copala a little ways up from Mazatlán in the mountain. Beautiful cobble stone streets, the church with a hole in the floor probably due to a mine shaft below, delicious coconut pie and bird watching

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Cascade, Idaho
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This used to be one of my favorite villages to visit. The old church was worth the visit, and the small shops were interesting. Long ago I even looke at a house for sale. Both restaurants were good. The coconut-banana cream pie it each was worth the drive. We drove up there in 2015 and was greatly disappointed. Every thing... More 

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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nice plaza in front of 16 century church. City administration square has great murals depicting the history of city and Mexico,s fight against Spanish conquest.

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Placerville
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We visit a different area in Mexico for vacation every year and during every trip we try, whether it's ruins, colonial towns, petroglyphs, cave paintings, to visit historical sites. I have always wanted to see the beautiful church in Copola and the Los Labradas petroglyphs. On one day we drove all the way to see the petroglyphs only to find... More 

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Sylvan Lake, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Going by bus tour is an experience in itself as you stop and see the furniture manufacturing facilities along the way and people doing their laundry in the streams using the old method of drying on the rocks etc. The food is great and the key lime pie the best in Mexico

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San Francisco
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

We wanted a different experience from the beach so I joined a guide tour to Copala. It was about 1 and 20 mins drive. It is a cute down but very small and not much to see so we basically stopped for lunch and head back to Mazatlan.

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Well worth a visit and about an hour's drive from Mazatlan if one has a car or Vista Tours does a tour there as well. This is our 3rd time visiting Copala; since our drive took place June 02, 2016 there was only one restaurant open and functioning in Copala and there was only one shop featuring excellent leather masks... More 

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Camarillo Ca
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

We were here in 2011 and it was a great place. The restaurant that was there is now closed. The townspeople have left and its very sad. The church is still beautiful to see and the children selling their carvings are still adorable. Very few residents left.

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Langley City, British Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

Mazatlan Van Tours with guide Jeancarlo Jimenez Zamora. Really enjoyed the sights and this knowledge on this tour. Cathedral very beautiful, town square nice and was surprised how Copala is as big as it is. Sierra Madre Mountains Tour was well woryh the time and money. The bakery was ...yummy and interesting. The potter was really good, the tiler had... More 

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