Magazine article Sunset

La Revolucion in 12 Hours

Magazine article Sunset

La Revolucion in 12 Hours

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The shift from drinking town to culture leader is most evident in this infamous tourist center, now being renovated by design-minded developers and crafty entrepreneurs. The party isn't over--but it now comes with better coffee.

9:30 A.M. Start your morning amid gorgeous reclaimed wood at Bresca. Order a cafe de olla--coffee amped up with piloncillo (unrefined cane sugar) and spices like cloves and cinnamon. +011 (52) 664/656-7920.

10:45 A.M. A wrestling fanatic recently opened the Museo de la Lucha Libre Mexicana, the first museum in the country devoted to the sport (and its colorful masks). +0J7 (52) 664/685-9926.

12:15 P.M. Detour off Avenida Revolucion to visit the Tijuana History Museum. On your way back, pick up some street food and see performers doing the calabaceado folkloric dance in Plaza Santa Cecilia, descubre Hjuana.com.

2:30 P.M. Heading south on Revolucion, watch for signs pointing to Pasaje Rodriguez. Once home to kitsch-peddlers, it's now a market where you can pick up artisan jewelry and candied tamarind. …

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