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Veracruz Combo Tour: La Antigua, San Juan de Ulúa and Veracruz City Sightseeing
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Veracruz City Sightseeing Tour Including San Juan de Ulúa Castle
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A beautiful street bordered on one side by the harbor.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“people watch” (5 reviews)
“boca del rio” (5 reviews)
“local music” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
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Veracruz 91700, Mexico
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"people watch"
in 5 reviews
"boca del rio"
in 5 reviews
"local music"
in 3 reviews
"street vendors"
in 4 reviews
"curio shops"
in 2 reviews
"interesting buildings"
in 2 reviews
"great place to stroll"
in 2 reviews
"fell in love"
in 2 reviews
"downtown veracruz"
in 2 reviews
"interesting place"
in 2 reviews
"port"
in 16 reviews
"sidewalk"
in 5 reviews
"pemex"
in 5 reviews
"waterfront"
in 5 reviews
"coin"
in 3 reviews
"sculpture"
in 2 reviews
"cathedral"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

The place is very interesting and has a great view. You can observe the massive cargo ships. There are several spots with street food (corn, esquites, ice cream, etc). A lot of merchants selling souvenirs and local handcrafts (art pieces). Unfortunately the whole towns city...More

Thank AAGPT
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

I fell in love with Veracruz' Malecón before I ever saw it 'live & in person'; when watching María Novaro's wonderful 1991 film, Danzón. When I was able to visit, the walk along the waterfront did not disappoint. I love the sculpture honoring the port's...More

Thank Lucinda M
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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Came here on our first day. It is ok but lacks charm. It's a nicer walk if you keep walking after the boardwalk toward boca del Rio as it isn't as crowded and you have a beautiful view of the ocean and rocks. Nice way...More

Thank allexsa
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Walked several kilometers along the Malecon. It's fine but would be nice if they had more trees for shade.

Thank carne v
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to take a walk anytime of the day or night. There are excellent views of the port and street vendors all over the place.

Thank JP_y_LP
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

It's a nice location for a stroll in the hot months of summer, it's great to go with family! They have a lot of curio shops.

Thank Miriam F
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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Our hotel was smack in the middle of the Malecon so my wife and I grew very intimate with the pulse of this area. The Malecon reeks of history and contains interesting buildings, statues, cafes, and curio shops. It's where you can board the famous...More

Thank Pokercara
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

I stayed at the Emporio, so I had a good view of everyone on the waterfront. Was very popular, but not much to look at. One night, there was a kid using a green laser to blind people (including me), so that wasn't fun. Interesting...More

Thank Thrillhouse73
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Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

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

Thank kwdoug1
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

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...More

Thank rickyracer2015
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Richard H
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Response from Sany R | Reviewed this property |
Yes!! Most do speak English and the beach is amazing!
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