Downtown Puerto Vallarta offers scores of attractions and landmarks highlighted by El Malecon, a gorgeous beachfront boardwalk lined with colorful shops and restaurants. Stroll along El Malecon or relax in a café as you enjoy incredible views of the emerald waters of Banderas Bay. Step back in time as you meander the streets of historic Old Town, or follow the rhythms of the mariachi. Several historic churches, bronze statues, the Seahorse and Dolphin sculptures, a bustling market, authentic restaurants and art galleries enhance your Puerto Vallarta sightseeing experience. Check out the Plaza Principal, the main square in Downtown Puerto Vallarta, which features live bands, theater performances, an artist market, food stands and free weekend and holiday concerts.