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Address: Calle Padre Raymundo Jardon de Mayo 5 | Zona Centro, Monterrey 64000, Mexico
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Neighborhood lined with some of the oldest buildings in the city, some...

Neighborhood lined with some of the oldest buildings in the city, some dating back to the 17th century.

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The place for pub crawlers

To start with barrio antiguo is a place suitable for 1) photo shoots with nice background of antique buildings and patios. 2) To gather with friends and have drinks in various... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
callmeraghavendra
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Bengaluru, India
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McAllen, Texas
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have a bar for every style of person and every personality. Romantic places like Tres Lunas are my favorite, which is more of a cafe. Bars are fun at night, a great place to drink with friends!

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Bengaluru, India
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49 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

To start with barrio antiguo is a place suitable for 1) photo shoots with nice background of antique buildings and patios. 2) To gather with friends and have drinks in various pubs and food joints Prices are reasonable. This place can be reached through metro as well and is near santa lucia. At times we see food carnival and concerts... More 

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Tijuana, Mexico
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44 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

The barrio Antiguo is a section of Monterrey that is on hold in time. all the constructions there are from the late 1800's and are very well kept. Some are transformed inside into restaurants and bars which are great. Very safe zone with many friendly people

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1 Thank Arturo S
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2,470 reviews
1,909 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 610 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Used to be a great place to be on Saturday night and to stroll on Sundays. Unfortunately I do not think it is still as safe as it used to be. Best to go in a group if you choose to and take a taxi back.

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Thank KarolaRS
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24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

I was surprised to find this place well and alive, if you know what I mean. On a Saturday night it had a amicable atmosphere, typical of northerners. There are plenty of places to choose from, such as restaurants, music and clubs is up to you. Pay attention to where you park, is best to take a taxi.

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Thank Arturo M
San Antonio, Texas
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15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Younger nicely dressed locals with a few nice clubs/bars down jose morrelos the most busy street. Drinks are cheap!!!!!! if you love beer get a caguama! less than $5 for a 32 oz. indio. Cafe igana is a really awesome rock bar and the interior is just amazing. Try to go when the full club is open. My dad and... More 

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2 Thank Ash L
USA
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1,452 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 774 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016

This place used to be clean, safe and fun but after lot of things happened in Monterrey, this place became dangerous specially at night, it was full of discothèques now some remaining around but still not safe at night.

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2 Thank bryanmantezoni
Monterrey, Mexico
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55 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015

There are plenty of art museums, galleries, and little shops to occupy a person for an afternoon. The best day of all to go, though, is Sunday afternoon for the street market which includes local crafts, antiques, and just about everything in between. The restaurants in the Barrio range from cheap to very expensive and there are many types of... More 

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53 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015

I've frequented Barrio Antiguo during my stay in MTY and had a great time every time. There are a plethora of bars, nightclubs and restaurants. During the weekend days there is even a market on some of the back streets that sells an array of mexican arts and crafts.

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Matamoros, Mexico
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2015

This neighborhood has old Mexican architecture in downtown Monterrey, with restaurants, bars, small art galleries and a few hostels. It has good day and night ambient but I think the whole area needs improvements in building facades and urban infrastructure, moreover in the quality of the streets pavement. Still you can go on weekend mornings to have a good Mexican... More 

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