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Address: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Home of Iglesia de Guadalupe, Puerto Vallarta's most distinctive landmark.

Home of Iglesia de Guadalupe, Puerto Vallarta's most distinctive landmark.

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Beautiful view

I visit the plaza de las armas every time we come down to PV. It has a beautiful view of the ocean, and there is always something going on. It's a short walk away from other... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
allothernamestaken01
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Prince Albert, Canada
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Prince Albert, Canada
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I visit the plaza de las armas every time we come down to PV. It has a beautiful view of the ocean, and there is always something going on. It's a short walk away from other interesting points to see down town and their is always art near by on display for purchase. It's also close to the naval museum... More 

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Thank allothernamestaken01
Winnipeg, Canada
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36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking along the beach, Puerto Vallarta downtown area, you come along here and see those arches. There were some locals in Mexican Folk costumes posing there for photos.

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Thank Mona-Lisa-lady
Butler
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89 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time we walked by here there was something going on. just local shows and events, dancing, exercise classes, music, etc. This is a cool stage area where locals perform.

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Strathmore, Canada
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210 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This can be a great spot for photographers. The columns alllow for cool shots and some time to relax while viewing the ocean

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Banning, California
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94 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This part of P.V. has all types of people, toursts, students, artists and visitors. Must see so to get the ambiance of Puerto Vallarta.

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Thank RamonSalcido
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Who does not like walking here and seeing the ocean as well as the venders (don't be offended they are amazing-they do this for a living so show them some love!) the people. It is just an awesome place.

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Thank John D
Nashville, Tennessee
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88 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Plaza de las Armas is the perfect stop for photos, food, and the view of the water framed by the landmark columns. Do take a minute to appreciate the art & sculpture installations here and see the art for sale by the local artisans. This would be a great place to have lunch, though I suspect it can get crowded... More 

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Thank 12dbryan
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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49 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Sit and enjoy the comedy shows and the great circo shows when you at the end of the Malecom you have the Plaza with many wounderfull shows

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Citrus Heights, California
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great place to find a bench or sit on the steps to rest and watch people. You can also find vendors selling their creations-art.

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Thank Beary_Nice-Kins
Chicago, Illinois
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59 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Across the street from Vallarta's main plaza, this area is used for children's entertainment many nights during the high season. Lots of clowns and other kids' charm the little ones!

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