Malecón, Puerto Vallarta

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The Malecón
MALECON DE PUERTO VALLARTA.JPG
The Malecón in 2010
Location Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
Coordinates 20°36′52.955″N 105°13′59.509″W / 20.61470972°N 105.23319694°W / 20.61470972; -105.23319694

The Malecón is a 12-block, mile-long esplanade in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico.[1][2][3]

Sculptures[edit]

The walkway features numerous sculptures, including:

  • La nostalgia (English: "Nostalgia") by Ramiz Barquet[4]
  • En busca de la razón (English: "In Search of Reason") by Sergio Bustamante[5]
  • La rotonda del Mar (English: "Rotunda of the Sea") by Alejandro Colunga[4][6]
  • El sutil comepiedras by Jonás Gutiérrez
  • Obras como los milenios by Mathis Lidice
  • The Fish Sellers' Mosaic by Manuel Lepe
  • Naturaleza como madre by Adrián Reynoso
  • Origen y destino by Pedro Tello
  • El caballito de mar by Rafael Zamarripa.[1][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Schulman, Bob (25 April 2012). "Puerto Vallarta: Not Your Father's Malecon". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "The "Malecon"". Banderas News. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Puerto Vallarta's Malecón". Fodor's. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  4. ^ a b Onstott, Jane (2009). Puerto Vallarta 2010: With Guadalajara, San Blas, and Inland Mountain Towns. Random House. p. 17. Retrieved 18 February 2014. 
  5. ^ Derameé, Dino (2 April 2012). "PV's New Malecón: The Jewel of the City". Banderas News. Retrieved 18 February 2014. 
  6. ^ "PV Honors Sculptor Alejandro Colunga". Banderas News. October 2008. Retrieved 18 February 2014. 
  7. ^ Rivera, Ramón. "Puerto Vallarta, una gran caminata con la cultura". Metro Internacional. Retrieved 18 February 2014. 

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