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Cruz del Vigia

Calle el Vigia 00730, Ponce, Puerto Rico
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Ranked #9 of 22 attractions in Ponce
Type: Historic Sites, Observation Decks/ Towers, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Description: Visitors can climb La Cruz del Vigia, a 100-foot observation tower, to get an incredible view of the mountains meeting the Caribbean Sea at Ponce.
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Sure you will see a great view of Ponce but that's all you pay for since the computers that tell you more about the history of the place run Windows 95 with a bad monitor. I believe it is not worth it.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Being claustrophobic I didn't like the idea of it but I tried it anyways. The stairs are for emergencies only (also is 10 floors to get to the top). The view is amazing but being that high I felt little dizzy. It's really amazing to see all the way to the ocean.

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Honomu, Hawaii
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88 reviews 88 reviews
63 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Nice views and provides a good shot to photograph the Castle. The attached Japanese garden can easily be skipped.

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puerto rico
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

When you go in they have a display of and old store ad house that is really charming, the building is not pretty but is interesting. I have to admit that because I'm afraid of heights I was on the observation floor for less than 3 minutes but theres not much up there except for the view that it is... More

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Hollywood, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Got go there to see the view, but can't they find a way to make this place beautiful. It is dated and Pelly maintained.

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Puerto Rico
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

If you go to Ponce, you have to go to the Cruzeta, as natives call it. It's right next to the Serralles castle and offers a spectacular view of Ponce and surrounding area.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

If you take the drive to "El Castillo Serralles" then you should take a walk across the street to enjoy "La Cruz del Vigia". A beautiful view of the city and and the sea.

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Isabela, Puerto Rico
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

The only think to do here is to see the view of the amazing view of all Ponce. There is nothing else and the area is not so big.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Just a few steps from El Castillo Serralles you will find La Cruz del Vigia. The opportunity of the spectacular view of the city of Ponce and the Caribbean Sea is without comparison. Don't miss it!

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

This cross did not exist when I lived there 30 years ago. The view is amazing, bring a good camera for great pictures

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