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Luis A. Ferré Science Park

Luis A. Ferré Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias) is an educational and recreational park focused on science-related exhibitions. It is one of multiple touristic attractions inaugurated under the leadership of longtime mayor Ramon Luis…

Cruceta del Vigía & Japanese Gardens

Cruceta del Vigía This is a very interesting place because in 1801 the people of Ponce built a small watch house and a cross that was used to raise the flag of any incoming ship to the city. Ships could be from different European countries,…

Arecibo Observatory

The Arecibo Observatory is a radio telescope in the municipality of Arecibo. Built between 1960 and 1963, is an astronomy and ionosphere research center. This observatory is a facility of the National Science Foundation operated under…