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Address: Mazatlan, Mexico

Found along the Paseo Claussen, this cavern known by locals as...

Found along the Paseo Claussen, this cavern known by locals as "Devil's Cave," used to hide soldiers guarding ammunition in the days of war.

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We were told that in the late 1800's the cave was once used to store ice. The cave aka refrigerator hill, was at that time perfect for storing ice. The gate was put up to keep it... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Fairfield, California
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Fairfield, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We were told that in the late 1800's the cave was once used to store ice. The cave aka refrigerator hill, was at that time perfect for storing ice. The gate was put up to keep it from being used for unsavory things and as a urinal.

Thank 2marcopolos
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We just drove by and got out for a bit. It's pretty neat and i suggest getting one of the locals to tell you about it.

Thank Angela S
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

It's a weird little spot visible from the malecon. It was locked up so you couldn't go inside, if you wanted to.

Thank W W
Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Take a pix at the entrance and go. Nothing to see here. Rumors of the devil living in it. Close to the water.

Thank oldtravelinggolfer
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Not a must watch for me. it was a cave that supposedly if you go in wreaks of sulfur which is a myth of the devil being around. its not too far from the mirador so thats why we stopped by but otherwise if your not around i wouldnt suggest to

Thank EvelynM26
Huntington Beach
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62 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I have seen this thing for years and I thought it was kind of spooky when I first saw it, there was a different sign on it with a pitchfork. I like the cool ironwork always and still think it is a spooky, creepy cave. Cuidado el Diablo!!!!! Jeff Lee/ Kai Lee

Thank jeffcS4865GB
Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

We were told that ice use to come on ships and it was stored in the cave. Another story is that it was used to store ammunition during the war. Our grand children think it's cool and that's what counts.

Thank theelusive11
Langley City, British Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Only saw it from our Tour Bus as it is barred for people to go into for safety reasons of course! Not really a spectacular thing to see otherwise.

Thank lilaroy99
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204 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Husband, son, and I saw this gate on our quick tour of Mazatlan. We didn't get much information about it, but we saw it. We toured in a vehicle called pumeria. It is like a mix of a Volkswagon and golf cart.

Thank Michelle A
South San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

We saw people on the other side of the road taking pictures and didn't understand why until we walked a little further up and saw the gate. Got the story from our guide and found it an interesting stop on the walk.

Thank nursedave8

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