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Things to do in Ponce

 

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Museo de Arte de Ponce
Ranked #1 of 22 attractions in Ponce
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Historic Sites; Museums; History Museums
Owner description: Its internationally renowned collection comprises more than 5,000 works of art from various cultures, creating a unique... more » Owner description: Its internationally renowned collection comprises more than 5,000 works of art from various cultures, creating a unique dialogue between the Old and New Worlds. « less
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Ranked #2 of 22 attractions in Ponce
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Specialty Museums; Castles; Historic Sites; Museums
Owner description: Evoking the era of the sugar barons of Puerto Rico, this beautiful Spanish Revival mansion was built in 1930 for the... more » Owner description: Evoking the era of the sugar barons of Puerto Rico, this beautiful Spanish Revival mansion was built in 1930 for the Serrallés family, owners of the Don Q rum distillery. « less
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Ranked #3 of 22 attractions in Ponce
Category: Islands
Owner description: Isla Caja de Muertos is an island located 8 miles off the coast, south of Ponce. It is a small island, just about 1.5 miles... more » Owner description: Isla Caja de Muertos is an island located 8 miles off the coast, south of Ponce. It is a small island, just about 1.5 miles long and about a half-mile wide at its widest point. It is a nature reserve, with beautiful beaches, hiking trails, a light house and a cave. « less
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Ranked #4 of 22 attractions in Ponce
Category: Farms; Historic Sites
Owner description: The hacienda on this 19th-century coffee plantation not only protected the coffee beans from rain, but established a farm to... more » Owner description: The hacienda on this 19th-century coffee plantation not only protected the coffee beans from rain, but established a farm to feed the black and Puerto Rican slaves who tended the plantation. « less
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Ranked #5 of 22 attractions in Ponce
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Beaches
Ponce's boardwalk and beach area isn't so popular for swimming, but the people-watching and socializing are great.
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Ranked #6 of 22 attractions in Ponce
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Ponce’s main square has enough to keep you busy, from historical sites to boutiques.
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Ranked #7 of 22 attractions in Ponce
Category: Cemeteries; Historic Sites
Owner description: This historical site features a 1,500-year old Taino village, much of which remains intact, and skeletons dating back to A.D.... more » Owner description: This historical site features a 1,500-year old Taino village, much of which remains intact, and skeletons dating back to A.D. 700. « less
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Ranked #8 of 22 attractions in Ponce
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Specialty Museums; Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Architectural Buildings; Museums
This loudly-colored building in black, red, green and yellow, was built for a volunteer fire-fighter's brigade.
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Ranked #9 of 22 attractions in Ponce
Category: Historic Sites; Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Visitors can climb La Cruz del Vigia, a 100-foot observation tower, to get an incredible view of the mountains meeting the... more » Owner 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. « less
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Ranked #10 of 22 attractions in Ponce
Category: History Museums
Owner description: Situated in a beautiful and architecturally significant building, this museum traces the city's history from pre-Columbian... more » Owner description: Situated in a beautiful and architecturally significant building, this museum traces the city's history from pre-Columbian times to the present. « less
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Ranked #11 of 22 attractions in Ponce
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
This elegant 17th-century cathedral rises majestically in the midst of Ponce.
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Ranked #12 of 22 attractions in Ponce
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Ranked #13 of 22 attractions in Ponce
Category: Historic Sites; Specialty Museums
Owner description: See a variety of Spanish, African and Indian musical instruments on display, as well as exhibits on beloved Puerto Rican... more » Owner description: See a variety of Spanish, African and Indian musical instruments on display, as well as exhibits on beloved Puerto Rican musicians. « less
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Ranked #14 of 22 attractions in Ponce
Category: Lighthouses
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Ranked #15 of 22 attractions in Ponce
Category: Museums
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Ranked #16 of 22 attractions in Ponce
Category: Theaters
Extensively restored in the 1990s, this beautiful neoclassical-style theater hosts a wide variety of performances.
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Ranked #17 of 22 attractions in Ponce
Category: Educational Sites
This institution enrolls more than 7,000 students and has colleges of business, education, science and law.
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Ranked #18 of 22 attractions in Ponce
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
This street is lined with about 60 red- and black-striped houses, the local fire-fighters' colors.
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Ranked #19 of 22 attractions in Ponce
Category: Lighthouses
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Ranked #20 of 22 attractions in Ponce
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Category: Parks
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Ranked #21 of 22 attractions in Ponce
Category: Educational Sites
Owner description: Ponce's School of Fine Arts, housed in old Spanish army headquarters, may have something to do with the city's prodigious... more » Owner description: Ponce's School of Fine Arts, housed in old Spanish army headquarters, may have something to do with the city's prodigious artistic output. « less
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