Use the slider to move from the Before to the After photos of Puerto Vallarta (and vice versa).

Puerto Vallarta was founded in 1851 as Las Peñas de Santa María de Guadalupe, later Puerto Las Peñas and in 1918 it was changed to Puerto Vallarta (read more details in Puerto Vallarta’s History section.

It’s always quite interesting to see the changes in a city, you can understand just how traditional it is and how much history it’s had.

Corner of Miramar & Libertad 1963Corner of Miramar & Libertad 2017

Corner of Libertad & Miramar Streets 1963 vs 2017
Downtown Puerto Vallarta

Malecón Puerto Vallarta 1960Malecón Puerto Vallarta 2020

Malecon/Boardwalk 1960 vs 2020
Downtown Puerto Vallarta

Los Muertos Beach 1968Los Muertos Beach 2018

Los Muertos Beach 1968 vs 2018
Romantic Zone, Puerto Vallarta

Main Square & Parish 1922Main Square & Parish 2019

Independencia Street by the Main Square and the Guadalupe Parish 1922 vs 2019
Downtown Puerto Vallarta

Juarez Avenue and Main Square Puerto VallartaJuarez Avenue and Main Square Puerto Vallarta

Juárez Avenue by the Main Square 1952 vs 2020
Downtown Puerto Vallarta

Main Square and Morelos 1963Main Square / Morelos 2017

Morelos Street by the Main Square 1963 vs 2017
Downtown Puerto Vallarta

Malecon / Mina 1925Malecon / Mina 2019

Allende Street & Malecon 1925 vs 2019
Downtown Puerto Vallarta

Las Estacas Beach 1968Las Estacas Beach 2018

Las Estacas Beach (Camino Real/Dreams/Hyatt Ziva) 1968 vs 2018
South Zone Puerto Vallarta

Mismaloya Beach seen from the Lookout 1969Mismaloya Beach seen from the Lookout 2015

Mismaloya Beach seen from lookout 1969 vs 2015
South Zone Puerto Vallarta

Malecón Puerto Vallarta 1945Malecon Puerto Vallarta 2019

Morelos Street and Malecon 1945 vs 2019
Downtown Puerto Vallarta

Yelapa 1975Yelapa 2019

Yelapa’s main beach 1975 vs 2019
South Zone Puerto Vallarta

Los Muertos Beach 1965Los Muertos Beach 2019

Los Muertos Beach 1965 vs 2019
Romantic Zone Puerto Vallarta

El Púlpito (The Pulpit) 1956 , Los Muertos Beach, Romantic Zone, Puerto VallartaThe Pulpit (El Púlpito) Los Muertos Beach 2012, Romantic Zone, Puerto Vallarta

El Púlpito, Los Muertos Beach 1956 vs 2012
Romantic Zone Puerto Vallarta

Downtown Puerto Vallarta 1957Downtown Puerto Vallarta 2012

Puerto Vallarta seen from hill 1957 vs 2012
Downtown Puerto Vallarta

Malecon 1958 from the seaMalecon from the sea 2012

Puerto Vallarta seen from the sea 1958 vs 2012
Downtown Puerto Vallarta

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