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Address: Veracruz 91700, Mexico
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A beautiful street bordered on one side by the harbor.

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Enjoyable, bout all Veracruz had to offer

Waterfront with huge shipping container boats in harbor. Nothing special but this and zoology bout all VC has to offer

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Playa del Carmen
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Playa del Carmen
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318 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Waterfront with huge shipping container boats in harbor. Nothing special but this and zoology bout all VC has to offer

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Windsor, Canada
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Malecon is a great place to people watch and soak in the local music and culture which is unique to Veracruz. There are a multitude of restaurants and coffee shops with sidewalk café style seating. The adjacent park offers a different type of band or other entertainment every night of the week. The setting is very colorful and rich... More 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the chance to take a walk through the neighborhood at night, there was many people in the streets, many dinning options, local music, and the most curious: Boys diving from the docks to look for a coin that you throw. (WOW) At night. (WOW) Not sure it's safe for them (they are just teenagers), and that's why I... More 

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Tyler, Texas
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017

You have to go. You will walk by the Malecon because it is right in the center of everything. The shops are staffed by locals selling the typical tourist stuff. Always fun to look.

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Thank Kpo0613
Vancouver
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58 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

A very nice place for an evening stroll. Stay away from the edge of the pier though if you are not a swimmer.

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Thank peter.craig
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37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful view! Very peaceful. It's a Thursday and it's not much action; according to locals the weekend is when there is more sidewalks vendors. Because it's by the beach it can get cold, specially in the late afternoon to evening (bring a light sweater). You will encounter a few young man who will ask for your loose change and ask... More 

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Thank Sany R
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing! My family and I fell in love with Veracruz! The malecón has so much to see! it's is amazing!

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Thank Aracely O
Denver, Colorado
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31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The Malecon is very pretty, mostly a historical Boardwalk. Don't get me wrong it is a must see but does not compare to the other things Veracruz has to offer.

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Thank The_World_Tourister
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 19 January 2017

It is entertaining to visit. With all the market shops and the view of the ships. This is good when military ships dock.

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

This is a very wide sidewalk banked by water on one side and restaurants, hotels and shops on the other. At one end are numerous souvenir shops. Great place to visit on a nice day.

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