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Parque de Bombas

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Address: Plaza de Las Delicias, Ponce, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787-284-4141
Description: This loudly-colored building in black, red, green and yellow, was built...
This loudly-colored building in black, red, green and yellow, was built for a volunteer fire-fighter's brigade.
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An iconic fire station

Thanks to its dramatic red and black colour scheme this old fire station has featured in a number of brochures. It was one of the Caribbean's first fire stations and this has been... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Thanks to its dramatic red and black colour scheme this old fire station has featured in a number of brochures. It was one of the Caribbean's first fire stations and this has been kept in it's original state with some old firefighting equipment and photographs and memorabilia. There are a lot of painted lions around the outside - inspired by... More 

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Central Falls, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I had never seen a bride taking pictures of her wedding at the plaza and it inspired me. I have and anniversary coming up in two years and um I been thinking. This is my home town and I love the island

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This location is rich of history of Puerto Ricans culture. You can walk around and learn about one of the oldest firehouses in PR. There is no entrance fee and you will have a good time. Try the ice cream in front of Parque de Bombas, because it is one of the best treats you will ever have. Around this... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Greeting you from the outside of this old fire station which is now a museum are several colourful lions. Very stunning colourful building! Staff are very informative of the history of Ronce.

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Aibonito, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

The Ponce historic firehouse "Parque de Bombas" is a well kept architectural monument. It colorful outlook catches your eye.

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

There Ponce Lion holds court here in many variations and colors. Outside the red and black firehouse 10 of them stand guard and it is an amazing place to capture you Ponce visit on film. This is located in the city center, so this attraction is surrounded by hotels, restaurants and other small business. It is not to be missed.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

interesting, informative, friendly people, a lot to see from the past. Interesting how today we have what we have as yesterday we did not. Compare equipment from the past to the present - WOW.

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Springfield, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Lots to see and good place for shopping. Very historic part of Ponce and well worth seeing. The Parque de Bombas is one of the oldest fire departments in the US. Beautiful Park and wonderful fountains. The center of downtown Ponce. Traffic is a little heavy.

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Meriden, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

A must for first time visitors to Ponce. Kids will enjoy it. Take pictures, it's worth it. Famous landmark in Ponce. While you are at it, have a refreshing Piragua. They are available everywhere.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Was excited to go to Central Ponce but disappointed that the front of building was blocked by huge stage and sound equipment and there were many floral booths around it that cluttered up the area.

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Address: Address: Plaza de Las Delicias, Ponce, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787-284-4141
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Ponce

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