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El Centro, Puerto Vallarta

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Get to know Vallarta and its people during a visit to El Centro, an old neighborhood with much to explore. As the cultural and commercial center of town, the district has pleasant public plazas where local musicians ply their trade, and small stalls that sell locally made handicrafts and souvenirs. The narrow cobblestone streets of the area invite you to explore off the beaten track and discover something away from the crowds, with rustic restaurants and bohemian bars seemingly around every corner. Reaching right down to the oceanfront boardwalk, the district offers plenty of color and culture, all within walking distance. Plan your visit to El Centro and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Puerto Vallarta visit planning site .
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  • At the beautifully landscaped and manicured Malecon, which offers many different attractions, fun already powerful to stroll along. Especially, because one again a detour into BB´s Center and can make to old Vallarta. The Cathedral Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe is a very impressive structure. The beautiful Interior provides silence and still feels in the middle of life. The city's many squares invite you to linger.
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  • 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.  more »
  • It is worth walking it and walk around the waterfront, listening to the waves of the sea and enjoy the atmosphere...
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