<p><b>Caja de Muertos Light</b>, is an 1887 lighthouse in <a href="/pages/w/107920735897306">Ponce, Puerto Rico</a>, that is unique amongst all other lighthouses in Puerto Rico for its unusual <a href="/pages/w/134777963222435">Cross of Lorraine</a>, double-arm, T-type shape structure.
Casa Vives (Vives House) is a historic building located in the Ponce Historic Zone in Ponce, Puerto Rico, across from the Plaza de Mercado de Ponce. The home was designed by Juan Bertoli Calderoni for Carlos Vives, a prominent local merchant and owner of Hacienda Buena Vista, and built by Carlos Milan.
Centro Cultural Carmen Solá de Pereira de Ponce (English: Carmen Solá de Pereira Ponce Cultural Center) is the cultural center of the city of Ponce, and is located at 70 Cristina street in the Ponce Historic Zone, in Barrio Tercero, Ponce, Puerto Rico.
Cruceta del Vigía (English: The Watchman Cross) is a 100 feet (30 m) tall cross located atop Vigia Hill in Ponce, Puerto Rico, across from Museo Castillo Serrallés. It houses a tourist center at its base, a ten-story vertical tower, and a horizontal sky bridge that has panoramic views of the city of Ponce and the Caribbean Sea.
Description: Towering 300 feet above sea level and right across the street from the Museo Castillo Serrallés is one of Ponce’s most recognizable and iconic sights, La Cruceta del Vigía. During the early 19th Century, the port at the municipality of Ponce was routinely besieged by corsair and pirate attacks.
Salto Collores is located in the town of Juana Díaz, in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Just 30 minutes from Ponce, this is another refreshing day-trip stop in that area. It’s not too far off a “main” road, at the end of a thin road (that I bet would probably be a nightmare on a weekend in summer!).
El Tuque is a beach and family recreational and tourist complex in the Punta Cucharas sector of Ponce, Puerto Rico. It was designed in the early 1960s by Luis Flores, an architect from Cayey, Puerto Rico. It is located on PR-2, Km 220.1, in the El Tuque sector of Barrio Canas in Ponce.
El Vigia in 100-foot-tall cross located atop Vigia Hill in Ponce, Puerto Rico, across from Museo Castillo Serrallés. It houses a tourist center at its base, a ten-story vertical tower, and a horizontal sky bridge that has panoramic views of the city of Ponce and the Caribbean Sea. Visitors can reach the skybridge via glass elevators or a staircase.
El Vigia Observation Tower - Cultural Feature (Tower) in Ponce Municipio. El Vigia Observation Tower is a cultural feature (tower) in Ponce Municipio. The primary coordinates for El Vigia Observation Tower places it within the PR 00730 ZIP Code delivery area.
The Hotel Ponce Intercontinental (also known as "El Ponce") is an abandoned hotel with a still existing structure. The structure, and what it once was, is considered a historic landmark and a national icon in the city of Ponce and Puerto Rico at large. The property is currently owned by PRIDCO who bought it from a group of local Ponce industrialists.
Lake Cerrillos (Spanish: Lago Cerrillos) is a man-made lake located in barrio Maragüez, Ponce, Puerto Rico. The lake was finished in 1992 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The main purposes of the reservoir are flood control, water supply, and recreation.
The Letras de Ponce (English: Ponce letters) is a famous landmark in Barrio Sabanetas in Ponce, Puerto Rico, located southbound on PR-52 at the intersection with PR-10. The iconic monument consists of five letters that spell the name of the city P-O-N-C-E in 20-foot high (6.1 m) by 18-foot wide (5.5 m) by 12-foot deep (3.7 m) red and black letters.
<p>The <b>Monumento a la abolición de la esclavitud</b> is a monument at <a href="/pages/w/196181217131738">Parque de la Abolición</a> in Barrio <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tercero_" class="wikipedia">Tercero</a> in <a href="/pages/w/107920735897306">Ponce, Puerto Rico</a>, dedicated to the abolition of slavery in Puerto Rico in 1873.
The Monumento a los heroes de El Polvorín (Monument to the "El Polvorín" fire heroes) is a mausoleum monument in Ponce, Puerto Rico, dedicated to the seven firefighters and one civilian who subdued the flames of the "El Polvorin" fire that took place on the night of 25 January 1899 in that city.
Museo de Arte de Ponce is considered one of the finest art museums in Puerto Rico. The largest art museum in the Caribbean, it has also been called one of the best in the Americas. It was the first museum in Puerto Rico accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.
The Museo de la Historia de Ponce (Museum of the History of Ponce) is a museum located in the historic Casa Salazar-Candal in the city of Ponce, Puerto Rico. The museum depicts the city's ecology, economy, architecture, government, and elements of daily life.
The Museo del Autonomismo Puertorriqueño (English: Museum of Puerto Rican Autonomism) is a small museum in Ponce, Puerto Rico, that showcases the political history of Puerto Rico with an emphasis on the contributions made by the municipality of Ponce and its residents.
The Parque de Bombas (English: firehouse) is a historic firehouse building in Ponce, Puerto Rico. It is one of Puerto Rico's most notable buildings, with some considering it "by far the most easily recognized landmark in the Island." It is located at the Plaza Las Delicias town square, directly behind the Ponce Cathedral.
Parque de la Ceiba (English: Ceiba Tree Park) is a passive park in sector Cuatro Calles of barrio San Antón, Ponce, Puerto Rico. Its centerpiece is the historic Ceiba tree, a tree associated with the founding of the city. Now surrounded by the park with the same name, the emblematic 500-year-old Ceiba tree stands on the edge of the Ponce Historic Zone.
Parque del Tricentenario is a passive urban park in the city of Ponce, Puerto Rico. The park was built to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the founding of the city. It was inaugurated during the mayoral administration of mayor Rafael Cordero Santiago.
<p>The <b>Parque Familiar Julio Enrique Monagas</b> is Puerto Rico's largest passive park. It is located in barrio <a href="/pages/w/113485645331461">Bucaná</a>, <a href="/pages/w/107920735897306">Ponce, Puerto Rico</a>, on the banks of rivers <a href="/pages/w/513850445331465">Bucaná</a> and <a href="/pages/w/145615575448905">Portugués</a>.
Plaza Las Delicias is the main plaza in the city of Ponce, Puerto Rico. The square is notable for its fountains and for the various monuments it contains. The historic Parque de Bombas and Ponce Cathedral buildings are located within the plaza, which actually consists of two squares: Plaza Muñoz Rivera on the north end, and Plaza Degetau on the southern end.
Ponce Cathedral, is the cathedral for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ponce located in downtown Ponce, Puerto Rico. The cathedral lies in the middle of Ponce’s town square, known as Plaza Las Delicias, located at the center of the Ponce Historic Zone.
The Ponce en Marcha project has given even more form to the definition, establishment, and development of the Ponce Historic Zone. The plan is the result of litigation between the Government of the Autonomous Municipality of Ponce and the Government of Puerto Rico.
The Casa Wiechers-Villaronga is a Neo-classical style mansion in Ponce, Puerto Rico designed and built in the early twentieth century. The house was acquired and restored by the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture and now operates as the Museo de la Arquitectura Ponceña (Museum of Ponce Architecture). The house sits in the Ponce Historic Zone.
Wall Murals in parking lot at Fernandez Juncos Avenue near Calle Jordan. New mural on Fernandez Juncos near Calle Jordan, October 2012 La Casona Restaurant is adding mosaics to their wall at Stop 25 on Fernandez Juncos Avenue – one block from Coro de Niños and Hotel San Jorge, stop by and check out the progress.