Avenida Tulum (Tulum Avenue), Cancun

Avenida Tulum (Tulum Avenue), Cancun (must see)

Tulum Avenue is main boulevard in downtown Cancun as well as a popular walking area that leads to some of the most popular shopping and dining options where you can get a feel for Cancun's local life. The fruit stands are excellent places to sample local produce, and you can also find excellent local cuisine at superfood carts. Local shops and street vendors carry all kinds of interesting goods that you will want to consider buying.

Some of the shopping options you might find on the streets off Tulum Avenue include malls like Plaza Las Americas, Shops Cancun, and Puerto Cancun Marina Town Center. Other popular shopping locations include a Hallmark Shop, Skills Grafitti Shop for clothing, and tattoo and smoke shops.

Popular restaurants accessible off Tulum Avenue serving Mexican include El Rey, Restaurante La Habichela, and Gory Tacos. BaoVegan is a popular choice for vegan food, Pescaditos is excellent for seafood, and Fantino is ideal for Mediterranean food.

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Avenida Tulum (Tulum Avenue) on Map

Sight Name: Avenida Tulum (Tulum Avenue)
Sight Location: Cancun, Mexico (See walking tours in Cancun)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Cancun, Mexico

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 Km or 1.7 Miles

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