Map of Attractions in Ponce

1 | Tibes Indian Ceremonial Center

Witness the history and tradition of the indigenous peoples of Puerto Rico at the Tibes Indian Ceremonial Center, where through recreations and reenactments you will see how they lived. Located in Ponce, this spot is one of the most important archeological locations in Puerto Rico, where radiocarbon dating has proven that occupation of the area was from 400 to 1000 A.D.

If you are coming from the center of Ponce, go approximately two and a half miles (approximately four kilometers) north to reach this historical site.

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1 | Cruceta El Vigia

The Cruceta El Vigia, in English the Watchman Cross, is a large stone cross with class windows along the front looking over the water. It is built on the same location where the early Puerto Ricans has a lookout tower in the shape of a cross.

This monument can be found at 17 El Vigia, and is three quarters of a mile (one and a quarter kilometers) north of the center of Ponce.

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2 | Museo Castillo Serralles

The rum and sugar industry have long been an important part of the economy in Puerto Rico. At Museo Castillo Serralles, visitors will have the opportunity to learn more about the industry.

This museum can be found at 17 El Vigia, and is about a hundred yards (a couple hundred meters) from Cruceta El Vigia.

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1 | Museo Francisco Pancho Coimbre

Sports fans, and baseball fans in particular, will want to visit the Museo Francisco "Pancho" Coimbre. This museum dedicated to Pancho is all about the early days of Puerto Rican baseball.

This museum is situated in downtown Ponce, and is northeast of the center of Ponce.

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2 | Ponce History Museum

Discover the past of Ponce, and how it played a role in the development of the Puerto Rico identity. Guests will be presented a historical and cultural experience from one of the premier museums in Puerto Rico.

This museum can be found at 53 Isabel Street, and is a quarter mile (a half kilometer) from Museo Francisco Pancho Coimbre.

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3 | Museum Of Puerto Rican Music

While music may not be the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of Puerto Rico, the fact is that the island has developed a unique musical culture that is separate from the rest of the Caribbean. The mix of Caribbean, African, Native, Spanish, and American musical tradition have helped shape Puerto Rico's, independent musical culture.

This museum is located at 50 Calle Isabel, and is a couple hundred yards (a few hundred meters) from Ponce History Museum.

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4 | Statue Of Munoz Rivera

Go a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) from Museum Of Puerto Rican Music to reach this monument.

5 | Parque De Bombas

Originally built for the 1882 Exhibition Trade Fair, Parque de Bombas was later turned into the first fire station in Puerto Rico. It served that same purpose for over 100 years, when it was decommissioned in 1990 and later turned into a museum honoring the history of firefighting in Puerto Rico.

This historical site is located less than a hundred yards (less than a hundred meters) from Statue Of Munoz Rivera, and is on Plaza de las Delicias in Ponce.

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6 | Memorial To Don Domingo

From Parque De Bombas, go a couple hundred yards (a few hundred meters) to the east to locate this historical site.

7 | Parque Las Delicias

This park can be found near the heart of downtown Ponce, a couple hundred yards (a few hundred meters) from Memorial To Don Domingo.

8 | Lion Fountain

Situated in the heart of downtown Ponce, this monument is less than a hundred yards (less than a hundred meters) from Parque Las Delicias.

9 | Casa Alcaldia

Also known as the Ponce City Hall, this is the oldest colonial building in Ponce and listed on the US National Register of Historic Places.

Lion Fountain is less than a hundred yards (about a hundred meters) to the north of this historical site.

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10 | Centro Historico

The historic district of Ponce, also known as Ponce Town, contains most of the landmarks and historic sites in the city of Ponce. Recognized as historic in 1962, the area has decades of renovation and preservation work, making it a beautiful place for sightseeing.

Vacationers can find this historical site less than a hundred yards (about a hundred meters) from Casa Alcaldia.

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11 | Museo de Ponce

Museo de Arte de Ponce is the main art museum in Puerto Rico, featuring collections of some of the most important pieces of art work from around the world and in a number of varying mediums.

Go about a hundred yards (a couple hundred meters) from Centro Historico to find this museum, which is located at 2325 Las Americas Avenue.

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12 | Abolition Monument

This monument is located on Calle Salud and Calle Marina, and is a quarter mile (a half kilometer) from Museo de Arte de Ponce.

1 | Imagen Spa

This spa is located on the premises of Centro Comercial Valle Real Shopping Center, and is a short distance away to the south-southwest of Ponce.

1 | Holiday Inn Ponce Casino

Vegas meets tropical decor at the Tropical Casino, which is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. There are 346 slot machines and 10 gaming tables.

This casino is located at Holiday Inn Ponce & Tropical Casino, and is four miles (six and a half kilometers) to the south west of the center of Ponce.

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1 | Costa Caribe

Coast Caribe's location provides golfers with tremendous views of both the Caribbean Sea the mountains of the Puerto Rican interior. There are 27 holes here which allows golfers with low handicaps play a challenging round, while inexperienced golfers can play a round that should find both fair and enjoyable.

Make your way southeast for 2.6 miles (4.1 km) from Ponce to find this golf course, which is situated at 300 Sancho's Avenue.

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1 | Hilton Ponce Casino

As one of the largest casinos on the island, the casino at Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino has a little something for everyone. There are 337 "Ticket In, Ticket Out" slot machines (which means no coins required), four Blackjack tables, two Roulette tables, two dice tables, two Texas Hold'em tables, and one Caribbean Stud Poker table.

Guests will be able to find this casino at Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort, a short distance away south-southeast of Ponce.

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The interactive map above shows the location of 19 attractions in Ponce.

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Points of Interest Near Ponce
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Abolition Monument 0.4 mi. South of Downtown Ponce
Casa Alcaldia Downtown Ponce
Centro Historico Downtown Ponce
Costa Caribe Golf & Country Club Southeastern part of Ponce
Cruceta El Vigia 0.7 mi. Northwest of Downtown Ponce
Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Southern part of Ponce
Holiday Inn Ponce Casino 4.1 mi. South West of Central Ponce
Imagen Spa 1.3 mi. South West of Downtown Ponce
Lion Fountain Downtown Ponce
Memorial To Don Domingo Downtown Ponce
Museo Castillo Serralles 0.7 mi. Northwest of Downtown Ponce
Museo Francisco Pancho Coimbre Downtown Ponce
Museo de Arte de Ponce Downtown Ponce
Museum Of Puerto Rican Music Downtown Ponce
Parque De Bombas Downtown Ponce
Parque Las Delicias Downtown Ponce
Ponce History Museum Downtown Ponce
Statue Of Munoz Rivera Downtown Ponce
Tibes Indian Ceremonial Center 2.5 mi. North of Central Ponce

 

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