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El Centro

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
+52 322 222 4475
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The half-mile long boardwalk that borders the shoreline.
As featured in So Much to Enjoy in PV
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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+52 322 222 4475
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"art galleries"
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"walk around"
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"beautiful cathedral"
in 6 reviews
"cobblestone streets"
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"flea market"
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"lots of shops"
in 10 reviews
"romantic zone"
in 11 reviews
"people watching"
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"street vendors"
in 7 reviews
"mexican culture"
in 5 reviews
"taco"
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"malecon"
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"pv"
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"bandstand"
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"tourists"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Puerto Vallarta has something magical about it. Do not know if it is a certain light in the warmth or just this charm that you sense. Walking around, taking in the sights El Centro is worth it.

Thank BCBerndts
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

It was Easter morning, and we wanted to go to Mass. We checked with the hotel concierge who told us about the cathedral (Guadeloupe), and gave us times for the services that day. When we arrived we were amazed at how many tourists and "Norte...More

Thank MikeB607
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

When visiting PVR you must too to El Centro and enjoy the culture of the city. From the Malacon and the beauty of the ocean to the Cathedral and of course shopping.

Thank Joy W
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

This is the center "District" of the old town, not just the Church in the photo. Yes the Church acts like a nice landmark and reference point but this is more than the church. There are many shops and restaurants in every directing for walking.

Thank Saskheat
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Rented a condo on Calle Allende and adored the neighborhood and surrounding area. Lots to see, got groceries in the area shops & markets, love being with the locals - so very friendly! Quite central for us as we toured around the entire Banderas Bay...More

Thank lori h
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

This was one place I wanted to see while in Puerto Vallarta, and am glad I had the time to go and see this. Well worth the trip to downtown to see this.

Thank Mary Ellen Z
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We have walked around El Centro on many occasions. There are many interesting shops to browse. In the main plaza there are concerts from time to time. The sidewalks are usually fairly busy with locals waiting on the local transit. It is a comfort having...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

The centre of town I presume is where the Guadaloupe Church is, always well lit up and the church bells pulled by hand and never make sense, but all good fun!

Thank starlightLondon
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

As you walk The Melancon soon veer off to your left and cross Morelos and Juarez streets (carefully busy traffic) to Hidalgo. A residential jewel of tranquility leading to the most famous Church in Centro. You can feel the serenity and history of this lovely...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

We have walked around El Centro (the downtown) many times over the years. We have bought a variety of items during the years we have traveled to Puerto Vallarta.

Thank Michael P
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GabiMo66
28 July 2017|
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Response from SheriTravelSmith | Reviewed this property |
Stayed at Villa del Palmar years ago. Grab a bus to Centro (North of the Cuale River) or Olas Altas (South of the Cuale River). Stroll the Malecon in Centro, enjoy free weekend night activities for families on the main... More
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Waldogw
29 January 2015|
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Response from Keon S | Reviewed this property |
Yeah, agreeing with the others. It is a very nice social area, like a town center with shops , restaurants, a lil museum etc
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