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Address: Calle Zaragoza 445, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Phone Number: 3/222-1336
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Where the first foreigners settled, this neighborhood overlooks the Rio...

Where the first foreigners settled, this neighborhood overlooks the Rio Cuale and Isla Cuale.

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Great views

Some of the best views are found up in this area. Especially of the church. It is definitely a hike and the roads are hard to walk on but if you are pretty mobile you should go.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some of the best views are found up in this area. Especially of the church. It is definitely a hike and the roads are hard to walk on but if you are pretty mobile you should go.

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Roseville, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The name catches one's imagination. We rented a huge villa for a week, had our family of nine comfortable. We were just down a little road from Liz and Burton’s place. Walking around Gringo Gulch is fun, and it is not far from town, though it's quite a hike. It is worth exploring. Good views of the bay and the... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

My wife and I did the walk from our downtown hotel around Gringo Gulch and up to the famous bridge that Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor made famous and then back down the bridge to Isla Cuale. It is easy for younger people. But if you have knee issues, this might be difficult.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Enjoyed the walk through this area and saw the homes where Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton stayed.

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We wanted to go and see where Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton made famous. There are some fantastic homes there and an interesting experience. Be advised if your walking there are many hills to climb and the streets are cobblestone. We were fortunate to have visiting family with us.

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Perrysburg, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

We visited Gringo Gulch twice during our stay, on two separate tours. We definitely wanted to visit to experience some of the rich history associated with Gringo Gulch. We really loved the walk through the city, up the stairs, the view from the top, and Casa Kimberley (beautiful!), but honestly, there's not as much to see here as I thought.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

I always love to climb the stairs by the park up to Gringo Gulch and explore the streets up there. I do this every trip to Vallarta. Great photo ops! Plus, my lotto-win house is up there lol !!!!

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dallas, texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

This area, above the Church and the heart of town, is best seen on foot. Be prepared to walk up, and down, on cobblestone streets that seem to go their own way. The traditional route starts behind the Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe, at Zaragosa and Matamoros, and proceeds up the steps that begin there. Actually, you can take... More 

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Aston, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

This was part of the old city tour that was breathtaking. The tour guide, Beto, was informative in his talk.

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Kamloops, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

We took another tour, Taco Tour, and walked up a steep incline to a superb view of the city - walked further up the steps to Casa Kimberly the past home of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. The number of ex-pats has steadily grown over the years we were told and included both Canadians and Americans. Would love to go... More 

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