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Best view in the city!

The Spanish used this hill to watch for invading pirate ships. Once this was a wooden cross, now... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2018
Roswell, New Mexico
Excellent Views

It was such a nice view to see all of Ponce from the Cruz. There is a lil 'zen garden' right across... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2018
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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.
Calle el Vigia 00730, Ponce, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

This attraction is well worth the trek up the hill. I was pleasantly surprised by the Japanese garden across from the Cross. The 10 flights up inside of the cross is easier to navigate than you might think because they are short flights. The caretaker/guide,...More

Thank RudiB877
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

It’s not much of a tourist site but if you are in the area and you paid to see Castillo Serralles you might as well take the time to visit this site. Essentially you visit the site, take the elevator to the top and you...More

Thank Andres72423
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Great view from the cross and interesting to visit. You can ride an elevator to the top inside the cross and look across the city and see coffin island. Unfortunately the windows were pretty dirty for good pictures. Lots of great things to see in...More

Thank Masonsvacation
Reviewed June 5, 2018

The Spanish used this hill to watch for invading pirate ships. Once this was a wooden cross, now it's a hundred foot tall concrete cross. You'll find how big Ponce is - a city of almost 200,000 - when you look around from this vantage...More

Thank takrafty
Reviewed March 31, 2018

It was such a nice view to see all of Ponce from the Cruz. There is a lil 'zen garden' right across from it that was neat to walk around and take pics.

Thank Its_My_Life12
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

It is a nice place, you can have a beautiful view of Ponce and the coast. Too bad the day we went the elevator was broken and I chose to not go up the more than 70 steps to the viewing deck. But if the...More

Thank Yomi_Perdomo
Reviewed February 28, 2018

This is a very interesting historical building. Originally it served so people in the city of Ponce knew which ships were going to arrive to port and their nationality. That way businessmen would know when their merchandise arrived. You can see the town of Ponce...More

Thank JuanJNolla
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Here you will find an amazing view of the city. This is a must attraction. Bring your family and bring your camera.

Thank rauld81
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

The original cross was built in 1801 as a watching post and weather station, it remained in use until 1917. The current modern structure built in the 1980's is in need of repair, but it offers a beautiful view of the city of Ponce and...More

Thank sorayasesto
Reviewed August 24, 2017

We visited Cruz del Vigia as part of the Castillo Serralles tour bundle. It was originally built as a lookout of some type. The arms of the cross have windows and an elevator takes you several stories up to that level. The views from there...More

Thank Louise M
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Kids and students: $2.87 Adults: $5.73 Seniors (60+): $2.87