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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,…

Casa Armstrong- Poventud

The Armstrong-Poventud Residence is a historic building that set the stage for the construction of other homes of similar architectural characteristics and opulence in the late 19th and early 20th The home was designed and built by Manuel…

Museo de la Historia de Ponce/ Ponce History Museum

The Museum of the history of Ponce was originally the historic Salazar-Candal House built in 1911. It was commissioned by Dr. Guillermo Salazar Palau, and designed by architect Blas Silva Boucher. The house has two architectural styles that…

Cardona Island

Isla Cardona is a beautiful tiny little island located at the entrance of the Bay of Ponce. It has beautiful beaches, a short trail to the historic lighthouse and it is one of the best places to snorkel because of its crystal clear blue…

Isla de Caja de Muertos (Coffin Island) Nature Reserve

Caja de Muertos is a beautiful uninhabited island off the southern coast of Puerto Rico. This nature reserve offers beautiful beaches, hiking trails, the ruins of a historic lighthouse, a cave and spectacular views from everywhere you are.…

Hacienda Buena Vista (Buena Vista Plantation), Ponce

In 1833 Don Salvador Vives established Hacienda Buena Vista as a coffee plantation.. Nowadays, it operates as a museum and It is owned and administered by the Puerto Rico Conservation Trust (Fideicomiso de Conservación). The plantation…

Ponce Museum of Art

The Ponce Museum of Art is recognized internationally as an important center of European Art in America and it is the largest museum in the Caribbean.