Malecón, Puerto Vallarta
|Location||Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico|
The Malecón is a 12-block, mile-long esplanade in Puerto Vallarta's Centro and Zona Romántica, in the Mexican state of Jalisco. The waterfront crosses the Cuale River via Puente Río Cuale. Features include the Malecón Lighthouse.
The walkway has featured numerous sculptures, including:
- The Boy on the Seahorse (Spanish: "El niño sobre el caballito de mar") by Rafael Zamarripa
- Erizados (2006) by Maritza Vazquez
- The Fish Sellers' Mosaic by Manuel Lepe
- Friendship Fountain (Spanish: "La fuente de la amistad") by James "Bud" Bottoms and Octavio González
- The Good Fortune Unicorn (Spanish: "El Unicornio de la Buena Fortuna") by Anibal Riebeling
- In Search of Reason (Spanish: "En busca de la razón") by Sergio Bustamante
- Millennium by Mathis Lidice
- Nature as Mother by Adrián Reynoso
- Nostalgia (Spanish: "La nostalgia") by Ramiz Barquet
- Origin and Destination (Spanish: "Origen y destino") by Pedro Tello
- Rain by Jovian
- The Rotunda by the Sea (Spanish: "La rotonda del mar") by Alejandro Colunga
- Statue of Lorena Ochoa (installed in 2012; since relocated to Marina Vallarta Golf Club, as of 2020)
- Statue of Paschal Baylón by Ramiz Barquet
- The Subtle Stone Eater (Spanish: "El sutil comepiedras") by Jonás Gutiérrez
- Tritón y Sirena (1990) by Carlos Espino
- Vallarta Dancers by Jim Demetro
- The Washer Woman by Jim Demetro
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