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El Museo Castillo Serralles

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Address: 17 Calle El Vigia | (take a taxi), Ponce 00730-2926, Puerto Rico
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Evoking the era of the sugar barons of Puerto Rico, this beautiful Spanish...

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.

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It is a place that gathers history. It is to know a little and to transport to the years of sugar cane in Puerto Rico. It has beautiful gardens, perfect for good photos. And for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Briedmi
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Guaynabo
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Guaynabo
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a place that gathers history. It is to know a little and to transport to the years of sugar cane in Puerto Rico. It has beautiful gardens, perfect for good photos. And for the residents of the idka a nice place to resluce weddings and quinceañeros.

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Bayamon, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time going there and I must say that is historically amazing, it's basically one of the places that made Ponce throughout its beginnings to this day.

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Riverton, New Jersey
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7 reviews
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Staff is attentive and helpful - all speak English well as well as Spanish. went out of their way to be helpful.

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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

So much history of the Serralles family. I actually went here for a wedding and it was gorgeous. I love it.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

This castle tells a lot of. Local history Staff was very friendly and tour was very detailed It is a well conserved. And kept museum It is worth visiting if at the. Ponce area Every time I have family in town this trip is. A must

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017

A beautiful castle with an amazing view, plus a lovely and well kept garden. I enjoyed the guide tour, it was brief and interesting.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed February 27, 2017

Beautiful house turned into a museum The guided tour took us through the history of the family and rum production in Puerto Rico. Well maintained with original furnishings and very interesting. There are lovely views over Ponce and the area.

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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Reviewed February 20, 2017

Lots of family and local history and background on the rum industry in the area. The tour is not long but the stairs may be an issue, they do have an older Elevator. The short movie on the front end of the tour was OK but may have been a little long winded sales pitch for the event rental areas.... More 

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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Reviewed February 10, 2017

Loved all the antique furniture! Beautiful gardens and scenery! I enjoyed learning about the history of the castillo.

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Reviewed February 7, 2017

My wife and I visited Castillo Serrallés on December 29th with my mother and father. Mom needs a walker, but the staff made it easy for her to get around the mansion’s four floors by providing access to the elevator. If you have been to Ponce, you have probably seen Cruceta del Vigía which is a huge cross that overlooks... More 

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