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An easy walk from the plaza

This is a great way to get a relaxed view of the city. This way is lined with food, shops and a... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2018
Pixelpanderer
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Napa, California
Stunning views

The Malecon makes a great place to walk day or night. There are restaurants at the top end of the... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Dakles
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 December 2018

This is a great way to get a relaxed view of the city. This way is lined with food, shops and a museum. It was well-lit and filled with people after dark. Prices in local shop were pretty reasonable.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pixelpanderer
Reviewed 3 September 2018

The Malecon makes a great place to walk day or night. There are restaurants at the top end of the Malecon and in the evenings it becomes a buzzing place as the locals take there promenade. However, for us it was the stunning views across...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dakles
Reviewed 16 June 2018

the malecon is a nice place to walk fot the views to the river. most of the restaurants along the explanade are aimed at tourist and fairly expensive. there is also lots of tour operators stalking the area.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SalvaBrisbane
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Definitely a nice spot to stroll around that close to the river. It’s cool to have such beautiful views that close to the center. There are as well nice restaurants for all budgets. It’s kind of touristic but it’s still nice. This walk invites to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

A really special place where you can relax and have views over the Amazon rainforest. Laid back atmosphere where you really feel and are in somewhere different and off the beaten track.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank bc1050
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Very nice walk on the malecon. Souvenier shops. Cafes. A ships wreck. At night you can wach street artists. And there you also find the "Dawn on the Amazon Cafe" - worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank MikkiH_Northernlight
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Museums and restaurants line the mall, clowns perform, and hippies sell their own macrame wares to stay high above the Amazon.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank yosefbaskin
Reviewed 15 September 2017

If you are in Iquitos this place is worth a stroll. You can picked up some souvenirs as well in one of the many small stands.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank lucia2230
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The malecon boasts a number of souvenir stalls, we visited around lunchtime and found the merchants to be very helpful and not pushy at all, just be sure to ask for a special price as always in Peru! Our favourite stop was the man selling...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mike D
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Nice place to walk and shop souvenirs, there are restaurants with a variety of food. The sunset is awesome from this place and is close to the main square.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Javson D
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