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, so guests staying in this region of Puerto Rico will have the benefit of easy access to this historic attraction for the duration of their trip. Despite the fact that this location isn't packed with visitors, you'll nevertheless find a handful of hotel rooms to pick from.

Hotels near Casa Alcaldia
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Hotel Belgica Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.4 km) W
Ramada Ponce Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.6 km) N
Hotel Meliá Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.7 km) E
Howard Johnson Ponce 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
Quality Inn El Tuque Hotel -- --

Location and What's Nearby

There are a few nearby out-of-doors options to participate in during down time, when you aren't touring Casa Alcaldia. Tourists interested in trying out their aptitude on the course, will be able to do so at the most convenient option, which is Costa Caribe Golf & Country Club. Many hours can also be filled with time at Playa de Ponce, the nearest beach. On top of that, your party will likely discover a couple more beach and golf choices in the region. You will discover additional indoor places to visit in this general vicinity. Just a short distance away you will find two more interesting places nearby to visit--Centro Historico and Lion Fountain.


Contact Information

Location: Ponce, Puerto Rico


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