Discover the intriguing history of Mazatlan on a sightseeing tour that reveals the city’s secrets. Uncover tales of the ancient Aztec settlers, Spanish conquests and American invasions as your knowledgeable guide narrates the walking tour. After your hotel pick up, ascend Watcher’s Hill to enjoy panoramic vistas of both the city and the Pacific Ocean.
Delve into Mazatlan’s downtown district and explore the famous Golden Zone then watch as death defying daredevils dive from 45-foot (14 meter) platforms into only five feet (1.5 meters) of water. Visit famed monuments such as The Fishermen to gain a sense of the city’s maritime history, before embarking on a journey through Mazatlan’s atmospheric historical district.
Follow your guide through the serpentine streets of Mazatlan’s oldest district and visit iconic landmarks such as the 19th century Cathedral of Immaculate Conception and the Plaza de la Revolucion. Immerse yourself in the energizing atmosphere of the must-see Municipal Market while browsing colorful stalls for bespoke souvenirs and artisan treasures.
Next, explore the picturesque plaza of Machado Square and enjoy the relaxed ambience of sidewalk cafes before visiting the iconic Angela Peralta Theater. Hailed as ‘The Nightingale of Mexico’, the opera singer for whom the theatre is named sadly died of yellow fever on her way to perform in the theater.
After 3.5 hours of rich cultural discovery, your guide will drop you back at your hotel.