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Peaceful park and always a friendly iguana

Although this area could be spiffed up a little it still has a nice sculpture of John Huston, some... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2018
jkzoo
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Mansfield, Ohio
Nice place to read a book off the beaten path

This is a really quiet plaza that gets very little foot traffic, despite being tucked in downtown... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2017
TourVallarta
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Home to many shops that feature traditional Mexican architecture.
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Dec 31, 2017
“Peaceful park and always a friendly iguana”
Oct 19, 2017
“Nice place to read a book off the beaten path”
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Reviewed January 1, 2018

Although this area could be spiffed up a little it still has a nice sculpture of John Huston, some murals, shops, vegetation and interesting people, cats and iguanas, and if you come in from the right part of town, a swinging bridge to get there...More

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Reviewed October 19, 2017

This is a really quiet plaza that gets very little foot traffic, despite being tucked in downtown Vallarta. I love going here to read a book or getting some food "para llevar" and hanging out with the kitties in this plaza while I eat. People...More

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Reviewed November 12, 2016

As a John Huston fan, I think he deserves to be immortalized in a statue here. His filming of "Night of Iguana" made PV popular. It grew from a sleepy village to a major tourist attraction after film was released. The statue sits by itself...More

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Reviewed June 23, 2015

I agree with others, with many of the business's being closed not as many people walk the east end of the island. But with that said its very peaceful and the statue is a good picture spot. So each year we stop by to say...More

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Reviewed December 21, 2014

We have been in PV 4 times before and we looked forward to visiting this quiet area... However, it has been neglected for the past 2 years and even the washroom in the cultural centre is now closed. We think the city of PV should...More

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Reviewed May 19, 2014

We stopped here as part of an excursion from a cruise ship. So you could say we were a captured audience. But anyways the statue was nice but this area seems to be going downhill. I saw a handful of empty shop which indicates that...More

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Reviewed July 31, 2012

We've traveled to Puerto Vallarta for the past ten years and always found time to stop in our walks to visit the John Huston Plaza. I'm sad to say the immediate area of the plaza and Huston's seated brass statue in particular has gradually fallen...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2012

It's almost an undiscovered gem on the Isla Rio Cuale. Just off the Rio's flea market area, near the school of performing arts and the archaeology museum (that, unfortunately, never seems to be open) - it's such a surprise. A leafy, cool, pretty surprise.

1  Thank WileyFrench
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