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Address: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Home to many shops that feature traditional Mexican architecture.

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John Huston deseerves to have a statue

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... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2016
Roseville, California
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Roseville, California
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Reviewed 11 November 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 on the north end of the little river island. We were staying on Gringo Gulch... More 

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Sumner, Washington
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Reviewed 23 June 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 hi to John

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Reviewed 20 December 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 really need to look after this special area to showcase the Mexican culture...Please do something... More 

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Reviewed 18 May 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 this area has seen better days. After seeing the statue there is not much else... More 

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olympia, wa
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Reviewed 31 July 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 into a state of disrepair. The plaza is now empty of businesses, the brick and... More 

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Courtenay, Vancouver Island, BC
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Reviewed 14 March 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.

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