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El Mirador

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Address: Camino Al Observatorio #11 Cerro Del Vigia Colonia Centro, Mazatlan 82110, Mexico
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+52 669 982 1250
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Also known as "Lookout Mountain," this is the place to go for a...

Also known as "Lookout Mountain," this is the place to go for a fantastic view of town.

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A great lookout and view of Mazatlan and it's surrounding area

Be sure you have the address to show to your taxi or pulmonia driver to get here as the ‘mountain’ you ascend is through a hillside dotted with residential homes. Ask the driver... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Carol210
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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142 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be sure you have the address to show to your taxi or pulmonia driver to get here as the ‘mountain’ you ascend is through a hillside dotted with residential homes. Ask the driver to wait for you and not to drive off as this area is not in a busy area and didn’t see any free taxis or pulmonias roaming... More 

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Thank Carol210
Sacramento, Kentucky
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

It had average food at best but a great view and a place to go for sunset dinner, except it is closed for renovation.

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Chicago, Illinois
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40 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

we had a pulmonia driver take us everywhere and this was very breathtaking as well as relaxing not too much traffic when we went

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Thank EvelynM26
Las Vegas, Nevada
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65 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We were a little upset with one another over some trivial matter and weren't talking as we started our climb. Little by little as we ascended we each started noticing the natural beauty of the hill side and the view of the port. Conversation picked up as we approached the top and could see all around - 360 degrees, and... More 

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Thank BBVette66
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The view is spectacular, the food (especially carne asada and seafood) is so good I'm hungry now thinking of it, and the service is great. Makes it worth taking a taxi or pulmonia to the top of the hill a thousand times over!!

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Thank 2Baxters
goleta
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69 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

My mother, friend and I were there in Dec., it was lovely, would return for certain. Made for comfortable warm weather, cozy day to be out and about, near the water, very colorful and joyful, wonderful people, loved our time together!!!

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Thank doris s
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Paid a red truck to take us around town for $250 pesos an hour and one of our stops was El Mirador breath taking view!

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Thank Alice G
Austin
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74 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2015

Here is what I don't understand: How is it that he Cannon located at El Mirador is in such great condition? You can read the name of the maker and the year that it was made in the cast metal. I took a bunch of photos and could tell you what it says, but I will let you find out... More 

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Thank ejdjd
Dallas, Texas
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Must visit, great view best time to go at sunrise or sunset you get the best view,relaxing just BEAUTIFUL

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Stanwood, Washington
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85 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015

This is where we started our walking tour of the town. Great vista to get your baring's and see the lay of the land. Take time and relax here, beer is ice cold!

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Thank Daniel B

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