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Plaza Principal

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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A lot happens in the plaza

There are lots of special events in the main plaza. This week there was music and salsa dancing... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Steve S
Palm Springs, California, United States
Great place to people watch

On a recent trip we decided to sit down for a little while and people watch. It was a great place... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Linnea L
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This main hub of Puerto Vallarta features many shops, art galleries and a gazebo.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“main church” (2 reviews)
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

There are lots of special events in the main plaza. This week there was music and salsa dancing. Also lots of small food stalls. Lots of happy people!

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 30 May 2017

On a recent trip we decided to sit down for a little while and people watch. It was a great place to take a break.

Thank Linnea L
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is the central square in Old Town PV. Nice to see and visit but not much that will captivate you. A lot of interesting shops in the immediate area. Easy to walk and is just off Malecon.

Thank Jerry P
Reviewed 24 May 2017

It is always interesting to visit the Plaza Principal. The Sunday night band concerts and dancing are interesting. Occasionally there is also a book sale going on.

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Locals go there to enjoy the music,dance,food,birds,cool shade,breeze and peaceful felling a place to take a brake from the Malecon walk.A happy and colorful place.

Thank josemonterr
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This area is a clean and fun place to explore....I have travelled to MANY places in PV and felt safe and just really enjoyed the city itself and the vibe.

Thank John D
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The Plaza Principal is ok to take a rest and watch people but there are way too many pigeons. I was afraid they would share their droppings on my head as they flew over.

Thank Beary_Nice-Kins
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Plaza Principal is the center for live entertainment for locals, especially on weekend evenings. Live music, dancing, comedians, & much more entertain local families, teenagers, children & seniors. It is great to hang out & watch Latino life in action. Food vendors selling local delicacies...More

Thank condu
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Charming downtown central plaza. Nightly entertainment in the gazebo - often with music and dancing.

Thank SheriTravelSmith
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The plaza is across the street from the Malecon on one side and the main church on the other .. There is often free entertainment e.g. a brass band, a dance troup, a market, book sale and more. It is well treed with shady areas....More

Thank Johanna704
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