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Malecon de Puerto Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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One of Puerto Vallarta's many statues, it depicts a boy riding a giant sea horse while waving to passers-by.
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Malecon de Puerto Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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"photo opportunity"
in 4 reviews
"unusual sculptures"
in 3 reviews
"great landmark"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful statue"
in 2 reviews
"hurricane kenna"
in 2 reviews
"great photo opportunities"
in 2 reviews
"great view of the ocean"
in 2 reviews
"south end"
in 4 reviews
"picture taking"
in 2 reviews
"city tour"
in 6 reviews
"shopping and restaurants"
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"take photos"
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"el malecon"
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"great place to visit"
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"walk around"
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"nice walk"
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"board walk"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of may sculptures along the the Malecon, day or night is a must picture. Specially when is a ship passing by behind.

Thank Laura O
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This statue is symbolic of Puerto Vallarta. I can't remember the details our tour guide told us, but I do remember the hat indicates the history of the area being farmers. Before "Night of the Iguana" movie filmed at Las Caletas nearby, this town was...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2018

while visiting Villa del Palmar we went to the Malecon almost every night had a great time felt very safe, the people were friendly, and great for exercise.

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

The Caballito statue featuring a boy riding a seahorse is the iconic symbol of Puerto Vallarta. It is located on El Malecon Boardwalk. Flanking the base of the statue is the Puerto Vallarta city sign. It is a very popular location for photographs.

Thank Barheat
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

This caballito de mar or sea horse is located in the Malecón in Puerto Vallarta. It was under the iniciative of the Chief of the Tourism Department of Jalisco in 1966; Oscar de la Torre Padilla when it was commissioned to Rafael Zamarripa. A very...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

This statue has represented Puerto Vallarta for many decades and was moved to a more photogenic place years ago. It is easy to find and a must see photo place

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Go Early in the morning to take better picture afternoon packed with tourist Uber is an excellent form of transportation and better rates than taxis

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Reviewed 31 May 2018

Thursday 12th April we strolled along the Malecon as part of our exploration of Puerto Vallarta. There are a number of striking and unusual sculptures and statues along the pier (Malecon is the Spanish word). This iconic statue of a seahorse is situated along the...More

Thank David D
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

The little seahorse represents all that is Puerto Vallarta's sweet welcome. A must do is a walk along the Malecon to see this landmark and many others that now grace this beachfront walking path.

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

We took a long walk and enjoyed sunset at this point. It was great to capture few photos of the place to keep our memories intact with the place Puerto Vallarta

Thank Arvindash
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