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Old Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta

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#3 of 8 in Historic Sites in Puerto Vallarta
Historic Walking Area Tourist Spot
Wander the picturesque cobbled streets of Old Vallarta, and take in its historic cultural atmosphere. Observe quaint hotels and homes, restaurants and bars in the neighborhood, which makes the perfect place to amble with a loved one and enjoy the amorous ambiance. Walking can be steep at times, so don’t forget to bring some water with you. Keep your eyes peeled for the house Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton used when they were filming Tennessee Williams’ "Night of the Iguana." Add Old Vallarta to your Puerto Vallarta travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Puerto Vallarta travel itinerary planner.
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  • Get a taste of the REAL Mexico. Go across the river into Old Town. The sites, the food, the people are fabulous! This is where Mexico vacations and lives.  more »
  • Such a wonderful area! There is always something to see and do. Tons of shops, and places to eat. This is where the locals live. A great family area. We never once didn't feel safe, even late at night...  more »
  • How can you call it Old Vallarta when everywhere you look they are tearing down old gems and putting up huge condo structures?? The place hasn't totally lost its charm but is getting dangerously close...  more »

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