Casa Alcaldia

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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.

What to Expect

Those who visit the Casa Alacadia will learn of its rich history, from its role as seat of the local executive to the site of local executions. Visited by four presidents and dating back to the 1840's, the building has many stories to tell.

Visitors to the site will be able to view the colonial architecture that is supposed to be reminiscent of a simpler time, while maintaining a level of elegance.

Staying Close

Casa Alcaldia is located in downtown Ponce, ensuring guests staying in this area of Puerto Rico will have convenient access to the historical site during their visit. The area around this site remains relatively quiet, perhaps because there aren't many lodgings in the vicinity.

Hotels near Casa Alcaldia
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Hotel Belgica Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.4 km) W
Ponce Plaza Hotel & Casino Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.6 km) N
Meliá Century Hotel Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.7 km) E
Caribe Hotel Hotel 2.5 mi. (4.3 km) E
Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort Resort 2.8 mi. (4.5 km) S
Holiday Inn Ponce & Tropical Casino Hotel 4.4 mi. (6.6 km) SW

Location and What's Nearby

There are a decent number of options to pick from in the community near this historical site. The most convenient place to eat is Vistas Restaurant, which serves Caribbean fare. It is just about a couple hundred yards away from this landmark, so stop in and try something off the menu. Also within reach, you'll have eateries like Lola's Eclectic Cuisine and Melao where you and your party should be sure to try a bite of Continental dishes and enjoy the local foods and culture of Puerto Rico.


Contact Information

Location: Ponce, Puerto Rico


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