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Malecon, Los Arcos, Plaza de Armas, Cathedral Guadalupe

The southern end of the Malecon ("boardwalk") is anchored by the Fuente de los Delfines ("Fountain of the Dolphins") sculpture (also known as the Friendship Fountain. Next to that is the Los Arcos ("The Arches") Amphitheater (not to be confused with the Los Arcos Marine Sanctuary south of town at Mismaloya. Every Sunday around 7:00 PM there is a musical or theatrical performance at the ampitheater. Puerto Vallarta Malecon Los Arcos and Friendship Fountain bronze dolphins sculpture
Puerto Vallarta Malecon Losa Arcos Amphitheater From Los Arcos, you can see across the street to the Plaza de Armas, the city's main square. The plaza contains a bandstand from which the city band performs on weekend afternoons.
Adjacent to the Plaza is La Parroquia de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe ("Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe"), one of Puerto Vallarta's most famous landmarks. The church was completed in 1963, featuring a crown that is a replica of one worn by Empress Carlota in the 1860s. Puerto Vallarta Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Puerto Vallarta Rio Cuale Heading northward along the Malecon boardwalk, you soon encounter this bronze whale sculpture. The entire length of the Malecon is an outdoor sculpture gallery, with many pieces of public artwork.


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