Attractions

Historical Places

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Casa del Rey or King's House

Constructed as a parador, or inn, about 1823, Casa del Rey, the "King's House," provided housing for Spanish government personnel. ...

  • Dorado
Casa del Rey or King's House

Porta Coeli Church

This church is the most famous attraction on the town of San Germán and it is one of the oldest churches in the Americas, let alone the oldest church under the United States jurisdiction. ...

  • San Germán
Porta Coeli Church

San Germán Historic District

Visitors can see numerous beautiful homes in the district, including the noted Victorian-style Juan Ortiz Perichi House on Luna Street, which architect Jorge Rigau once called "one of the best developed spatial sequences in residential architecture in Puerto Rico." ...

  • San Germán
San Germán Historic District

Los Morillos Lighthouse

Located on an isolated point with white lime cliffs surrounded by lagoons and marshes, Cabo Rojo, built in 1882, marks the southeast entrance from the Caribbean Sea through Mona Passage into the Atlantic Ocean. ...

  • Cabo Rojo
Los Morillos Lighthouse

Cruceta del Vigía

In recent years, a new structure was built on a hill to the north of Ponce to commemorate that small "bohío" house that served as watch and protector of the people of the city of Ponce. ...

  • Ponce
Cruceta del Vigía

Hacienda Buena Vista

Hacienda Buena Vista, considered one of Puerto Rico's best remaining examples of a coffee plantation, consists of an 87 acre agricultural complex constructed in the mid-19th century. ...

  • Ponce
  • Location has an admission fee
Hacienda Buena Vista

Ponce Cathedral

The Ponce Cathedral is one of Puerto Rico's oldest and most important churches. Built in 1670 as a small chapel in the center of what was once the settlement of Ponce, this church gives slient witness of the history, culture and people of the city of Ponce. ...

  • Ponce
Ponce Cathedral

Ponce Firehouse Park

Thought to be one of the most photographed buildings in all of Puerto Rico, the Parque de Bombas (Firehouse) is a unique looking, red and black striped wooden building. ...

  • Ponce
Ponce Firehouse Park

Ponce Massacre Museum

This museum offers an exhibit about one of Ponce's and Puerto Rico's darkest chapters: the Ponce Massacre. ...

  • Ponce
Ponce Massacre Museum