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Visiting the Cross of Ponce

Great view from the cross and interesting to visit. You can ride an elevator to the top inside the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Masonsvacation
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
via mobile
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
takrafty
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Roswell NM
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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.
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Calle el Vigia 00730, Ponce, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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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
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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.

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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

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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

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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 Raul D
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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
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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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Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Espectacular view, great place to take the best pictures of Ponce, they have an elevator or you can take the stairs ( I don't recommended) 🇵🇷

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Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

This one had a senior (over 60) discount - under $3 each for the tower (including elevator) and the Japanese gardens. Maybe the best part about the top of the tower was the air conditioning - NICE. The gardens even had a nice koi pond...More

Thank Dave T
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