Tijuana Tourist Traps

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Most Viewed Tourist Traps in Tijuana

  • 1. Avenida Revolucion

    yes, the majority of tourist say this the unique sight of tijuana, but are worng, the big problem is that the hassles of sellers, or club waiters always call tourist come here, beggars and taxis are...

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  • 2. Zebra Painted Donkeys

    The tourist trap IS Tijuana -- you begin encountering it at the moment you cross the border. Remember that this is being written by someone with deep affection for Mexico and C. America. We walked...

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  • 3. MORE Glorietas!

    If you get trapped in one of the Glorietas, just work your way to the right and when you get far enough to the edge of the speeding circle of cars go straight!...

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  • 4. Glorietas

    While you are driving around Tijuana and decide to check out the shopping and sites in the Zona Rio, watch out for the GLORIETAS! Those big circles in the...

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  • 5. Bar Hosts

    *A way the bar makes extra money is for the bar host to come by your table, start blowing his whistle and makes you take a shot of tequila. Of course when it is...

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  • 6. Children asking for money

    Yes I know Im going to get criticize for this tip, but, really the mexican goverment more than once have been doing campaign to try to stop tourist from giving...

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  • 7. The Bridge To Tijuana

    As you walk across the border you're steered to a bridge where lots of shops are set up. There are some little restaurants and colorful items...lots of stuff to...

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  • 8. MARIACHIS

    When Mariachis come to your table while you are eating, they will ask you for singing some Mexican songs to you. If you agree, at the end when you're about to...

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  • 9. SHOPPING IN T.J.

    BARGAIN BARGAIN BARGAIN. WHATEVER THEY ASK SAY YOU'LL IGVE THEM HALF. IF NOT THEN WALK AWAY. YOU WILL SEE HOW QUICKLY THE MERCHANT DROPS HIS ASKING PRICE. STAY...

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  • 10. be tough

    Some of the people working in the markets and little shops can be really agrissive, they are very good at coning you into buying crap that you don't even want....

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  • 11. Not so fast to come back to the USA

    I had to wait in a very looong (half a mile, one kilometer or so) line to San Ysidro border checking point on my way back to the USA. It took me about 40-50...

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  • 12. Watch out for pick pockers!!...

    Watch out for pick pockers!! That is a serious warning! Tijuana is one of the largest cities in Mexico, because a lot of Mexicans try to get to California and...

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  • 13. You can get all sorts of...

    You can get all sorts of prescription medicines in TJ. Prices are cheaper than in the US but some of the meds are might be expired or who knows what the quality...

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