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Agua Caliente Race Track
The Agua Caliente Casino and Hotel opened in June 1928 in the city of Tijuana, Baja California. Caliente Race track is a legal sports book and geyhound wagering establishment. Located in the Plaza Pueblo Amigo. The sports book in Tijuana get packed by San Diegans going down there to gamble and place bets on there favorite football, baseball, basketball team. In Tijuana you can bet on just about anything
Revolution Avenue. is the main tourist avenue of Tijuana and reportedly the world's most shopped street. This is probably the reason people come to Tijuana. Revolution ave. offers a colorful eight-block strip of stores, stalls, arcades and underground passageways filled with bargains from around the world. Street venders and bargains to be had everywhere
Bull Fighting in Tijuana
Downtown Tijuana "Plaza El Toreo", Tijuana's Bullring by the Sea opened in 1946 and is located on Blvd.. Agua Caliente. It was also very important for the touristic development of the city. It is open for the bullfight season on the first days of May and all through the end of July. It can accommodate 15,000 persons. Tickets start at $12.00 USD for the cheap seats and go to over $40.00 USD for a view closer to the action.
Greyhound racing is the sport of racing greyhounds. The dogs chase a lure (an artificial hare or rabbit) on a track until they arrive at the finish line. The one that arrives first is the winner. Greyhound racing, with betting, has been a tradition in Tijuana for decades. You can see the dogs run daily at no charge at the Caliente Race. Caliente Race track is a legal sports book and geyhound wagering establishment.
In 1947 the Jai Alai court was opened and looking at the Moorish style building now, it is easy to see that by this time in Tijuana's development, there was a clientele to impress and money to carry it out with. Jai alai is a very distinctive sport which requires its own special equipment. The cesta, a Spanish word for basket, is the long, curved basket a player uses to catch and throw the pelota
Tijuana Cultural Center
At the ultramodern Tijuana Cultural Center complex, which houses a magnificent IMAX theatre, visitors can view films about Mexico's history and heritage. At the Omnimax Theater you can also see breathtaking views while soaring over the pyramids and the beaches of Acapulco and Cancun. The center also features a space theater, a museum with a permanent collection of Mexican artifacts.
Tijuana Wax Museum
(Museo de Cera de Tijuana) is said as the second of its type in all Latin America with more than 90 replicas of historic and artistic figures as well as movie and television personalities. It opened in 1992 and is located on Calle 1 8281 next to Avenida Revolucion. Wax figures include Elvis Presley, John Lennon, Marilyn Monroe, Emiliano Zapata and more.Wax Museum of Tijuana Open Daily 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Entrance: $15 pesos (About 1 US dollar).
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