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Parque de Bombas

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Address: Plaza de Las Delicias, Ponce, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787-284-4141
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This loudly-colored building in black, red, green and yellow, was built for...

This loudly-colored building in black, red, green and yellow, was built for a volunteer fire-fighter's brigade.

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Iconic Firehouse

It would be a waste to visit Ponce and not stop by the Parque de Bombas. There is not much to see inside, but the history is intense, especially to the people in Ponce.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Matt G
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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Ponce, null, Puerto Rico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Walking around the plaza was short but sweet. The church was amazing and the Armstrong house across the street was ok. The trolley that you take in front of the parque de bomba, (firehouse) was worth the $2.00. The ice cream shop across from the firehouse was inexpensive and a good treat.

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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very old and beautifully taken care of Firehouse. Painted with Ponce colors , red and black, and located in the main city square, this is one of Ponce's most visited and cherished landmarks. Serves as keeper of the history of Ponce's fire department , photos and interesting equipment used many years ago.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It would be a waste to visit Ponce and not stop by the Parque de Bombas. There is not much to see inside, but the history is intense, especially to the people in Ponce.

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Thank Matt G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The old firehouse in Ponce is an architectural beauty. It is a work of art as a building. This is a must see historical landmark when visiting Ponce and simply amazing to see.

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Thank Craig J
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a great historical location! If you get a chance to visit don't miss this, it doesn't take a long time but is really neat to see! My family and I really enjoy it!

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had seen the Parque de Bombas in so many photos, etc., but I could not have imagined it in person. It just gave me such a sense of history and gratitude to the public servants who many many moons ago walked these halls and did such hard work back in days of old I can't imagine what it would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a very antique building, has around 132 yrs! its been used for lots of things, it used to be part of the catholic church parking lot and was made as a firehouse for an exhibition but was so well made, it became a fire house...interesting story about a huge fire....visit and ask about the painting....

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Thank narivent84
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Coming to Puerto Rico and not visiting the old Ponce firehouse is not right 😊. It is the second place with more visits in the island with an historic magic. Right in the center of the city and close of other places of interests. Enjoy your visit.

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good to tourism, they have historics photos inside the building, you can take photos, they have inside old instruments, information and a old Cart  Which was pulled by horses you sign the entrance where do you come from, and go ahead and take photos

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Thank Grisel O
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The old firehouse is now a museum Ponce with some instruments they used for that time.  Sometimes you have an old fire truck and now has a kind of wagon which was pulled by horses.  It has cuts and information of what was is those times the department. You sign your visit to the local registry of tourists in the... More 

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