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Juan Ponce de Leon Home (Casa de Juan Ponce de Leon)

estrada entre San Rafael de Yuma e Higuey, Dominican Republic
+1 809-551-0118
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Once the home of Ponce de Leon, the famous 15th-century European explorer and Dominican governor.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
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22 Oct 2016
“Very interesting and enjoyably educational”
18 Mar 2016
“If you love history, this is a must.”
estrada entre San Rafael de Yuma e Higuey, Dominican Republic
+1 809-551-0118

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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

My group and I decided to stop by this place on our way to Boca de Yuma and were pleasantly surprised. The guide only charged us 50 pesos per person and was very into his job. He embued his talk with some genuine passion for...More

1  Thank NomadicCalifornian
Reviewed 18 March 2016

I was excited to go see this. It was like stepping back in time. The house has been restored and is in very good condition. All the artifacts, furniture, and decorations were interesting. We went on a Sunday and were the only ones there. It...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 19 June 2014

If you are interested in history of the conquest of the Americas, this place is for you! The house has been restored but has original furniture belonging to Ponce de Leon. It is the setting that was amazing, it is out in the country and...More

2  Thank lisa w
Reviewed 27 January 2014

The entrance fee was $50 Dominican dollars/person. A guide met us at the door; he did not speak English, but it is not really a barrier to the attraction. The museum is small and simple. The written information is in English and Spanish. We used...More

1  Thank Dooleyvilleblog
Reviewed 24 August 2011

I often take visitors to the town of Boca de Yuma and the House of Ponce de Leon and the Cave there so they can get a sense of the wealth of history on this island. Ponce is credited with founding Florida as he searched...More

7  Thank traceyabraham
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