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Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

San Diego Avenue at Twiggs Street, San Diego, CA 92110
+1 619-220-5422
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Historic site in downtown San Diego that recreates life in the Mexican and early American periods of 1821 to 1872.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
San Diego Avenue at Twiggs Street, San Diego, CA 92110
+1 619-220-5422
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Reviewed yesterday

If you want to spend a few hours browsing local wares and imported Mexican pottery, etc., then this is a good locale. Plus there are cool buildings and loads of restaurants. Live music daily.

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Reviewed yesterday

The road to this location is blocked going uphill; you have to find a way roundabout route to get here. The buildings are historic and well restored.

Thank Gerald G
Reviewed yesterday

For me this was a nice walk from the trolley to the many resturarants, some unique shops.and buildings makes it a must see while in the San Diego area.

Thank CatLL
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I went to visit the old town San Diego while I was waiting to go on a wine tour. In most places that I went to, mostly to buy something, had staff on their cell phones not even acknowledging any customers coming in. It was...More

Thank Vicky M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely shops, restaurants, and entertainment. We we able to spent several hours touring. If you're a real shopper you could spend the entire day.

Thank maggie1402014
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Its nice in old town San Diego. It love to have dinner down there many places pick from and lots of things to do if u like walking around and look

Thank 602Vanessa
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great spot to walk through and take in history. Enjoyed the placards throughout with area history. Stopped and watched a pottery demonstration and listened to live music. Many souvenir shops and restaurants.

Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited on a very hot day, shady trees about but still hot and dusty. Good to take family to see old activities and walk through older buildings, souvenirs and food abound. Some restaurants include dancing and music whilst you are eating, or you can watch...More

Thank statschap
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visit during the day or evening - you will not be disappointed. The Park is alive and colorful with gardens, historical buildings, crafts, shops and wonderful Mexican restaurants

Thank costaricatravel09
Reviewed 5 days ago

We took the surfrider train and stopped at old town. This place has many small shops with unique items. There were several restaurants, an ice creme shop, a candy shop, and several tourist type shops.

Thank Tarzanjr
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22 April 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Hope you are still looking for advice as this is a bit late. San Diego is relatively small, so you can see a lot. Definitely see Coronado Island and Hotel del Coronado as well as the beach. Old Town is a must as is Balboa... More