Sculptures

Sculptures

Los Milenios

This impressive spiral sculpture was inaugurated on October 31, 2001, and a year later, during Hurricane Kenna, was affected by the loss of the plaque describing the work. This piece of art depicts history and the passage of time: it starts at the base with water, then passes through the origin...

Origin and Destination

The “Origin and Destination” sculpture was created by Pedro Tello and erected on the Malecon in Puerto Vallarta in 2011. “Origen and Destination” is a project that was in development for decades. Initially based on eight sculptures, five are now on...

Nostalgia

The “Nostalgia” sculpture was created by Mexican artist Ramiz Barquet and was set up on the Malecon in Puerto Vallarta in 1984. Ramiz Barquet created this work of art to symbolize his love story with his wife Nelly Barquet. ...

Nature as Mother

The artist Adrian Reynoso was commissioned to create the sculpture “Nature as Mother”, a work of art in bronze and resin. “Nature as Mother” is an abstract piece that reflects, in her curves, a wave with human characteristics perched on a spiral...

The Subtle Rock-Eater

Inaugurated in 2006, the strange and original sculpture “The Subtle Rock-Eater” is a work created by the artist Jonas Gutierrez, born in Guadalajara, Jalisco. “The Subtle Rock-Eater” is 2.4 meters high and is made of bronze and obsidian. ...

The Good Fortune Unicorn

The “The Good Fortune Unicorn” sculpture was inaugurated on Puerto Vallarta’s Malecon on January 16, 2011. Anibal Riebeling, born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, was the artist responsible for creating this work of art which is one of the most recently installed...

Triton and the Nereid

As its name suggests, it is a sculpture that focuses on two essential elements: the human figure and classical mythology. A native of Mexico City, Carlos Espino developed this sculpture showing Triton and the Nereid. ...

Rotunda of the Sea

Renowned artist Alejandro Colunga inaugurated the “Rotunda of the Sea”s sculpture on Puerto Vallarta's Malecon in 1997. “The Rotunda of the Sea” is one of the favorite sculptures of locals and residents for picture taking....

Seahorse

With the passage of time, the famous “Seahorse” sculpture, designed by Rafael Zamarripa, has become a symbol that is unequivocally and intrinsically related to Puerto Vallarta. During the remodeling of the Malecon in Puerto...

The Friendship Fountain

“The Friendship Fountain” is a creation of renowned American artist James “Bud” Bottoms, and was installed on the Malecon in Puerto Vallarta in 1987. Located next to Los Arcos del Malecón, almost opposite the Naval...

Puerto Vallarta Dancers

The “Puerto Vallarta Dancers” sculpture, created by Jim Demetro, was opened during the winter of 2006 on the new extension of Puerto Vallarta’s Malecon. To create the “Puerto Vallarta Dancers”, the artist Jim...

Sea Urchins

Located on Puerto Vallarta’s new extension of the Malecon, the Sea Urchins” sculpture was conceived by the artist Maritza Vazquez, as an indisputable connection between our tourist destination and the sea. ...

San Pascual Baylon

A work by the Mexican artist Ramiz Barquet, the “San Pascual Baylon” sculpture was opened on the new extension of the Malecon in 2008. Gastronomy is one of the pillars of the promotion of...

St. Francis of Assisi

The artist Ramiz Barquet reflected his spirituality in a bronze sculpture in honor of St. Francis of Assisi. The St. Francis of Assisi sculpture is sheltered by the Church of Our Lady of...

The Minstrel

The “Minstrel” sculpture was created in 1999 by artist Ramiz Barquet. “The Ministrel” is a work of art depicting a troubadour who plays the flute. ...

John Huston

The artist Carlos Ramirez was commissioned to design a sculpture in honor of John Huston, director of the film “The Night of the Iguana”. The bronze sculpture, located in the central...

Lorena Ochoa

The “Lorena Ochoa” sculpture was created by the artist Octavio Gonzalez Gutierrez to recognize her sporting career and role in holding high the name of Puerto Vallarta as the Tourism Ambassador of Jalisco. ...

Los Muertos Pier

The architect Jesus Torres Vega was commissioned to design the new Los Muertos Pier, which is considered to become an icon of Puerto Vallarta. The new Los Muertos Pier was opened in...

Los Arcos

Without a doubt, another one of Puerto Vallarta’s icons is Los Arcos, located near the end of the Malecon. Originally, Los Arcos were brought from a colonial hacienda in Guadalajara, Jalisco. For a long time, they graced...

Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe

The tower of the Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe has become the symbol that identifies the charm of Puerto Vallarta for the world. Not far from the sea and at the foot of the Sierra Madre Mountains, it stands out over the...

Puente Peatonal Isla del Río Cuale – Gringo Gulch

During the process of revitalizing downtown Puerto Vallarta, in 2012 a new pedestrian bridge was built connecting the Rio Cuale Island to Gringo Gulch The purpose of building this new bridge is to unite two important areas...

Mozayko Vallarta

Every day more and more spaces are opening for the creative communication of all the artists who have decided to call Puerto Vallarta home. In 2012, Natasha Moraga decided to undertake a volunteer project which, in...

Ignacio L. Vallarta

Currently located at the Plaza de Armas, the sculpture in honor of Ignacio L. Vallarta was first located at the Aquiles Serdan Park. Between City Hall and Los Arcos on the Malecon, this...

The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse is one of the oldest tourist attractions of our destination and was built in 1932. This beacon has a twin located just a little more than 100 meters to the east of this place (although its location is not...

Isidro the Fisherman

The “Isidro the Fisherman” sculpture was made by Mexican artist Ramiz Barquet and unveiled in Puerto Vallarta on January 12, 1996. Located at the end of the bridge over the Cuale River, just opposite the Municipal Market,...

Woman Washing Clothes

The artist Jim Demetro designed and developed the “Woman Washing Clothes” sculpture. It was donated to Puerto Vallarta by David L. Berry in November, 2008. This bronze sculpture is located next to the Cuale River, which...

Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla

The sculpture in honor of Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla was the work of artist J. Esteban Ramirez Guareño and was erected in 1988. The Hidalgo Park is located at the end of the Hotel Zone, one block from Puerto Vallarta’s...

In Search of Reason

Bronze statue by Sergio Bustamante, which forms part of the sculpture collection of the Malecon in Puerto Vallarta. This sculpture represents two children climbing a ladder with a height of almost 9 meters, while their...