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Plaza of Delights (Plaza de las Delicias)

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Ponce’s main square has enough to keep you busy, from historical sites to boutiques.
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  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Ponce, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 15 February 2016

This is the center of the town, there are a few more attractions around the plaza. Cannot miss it , you can park and walk to the other attractions.

1  Thank Maritza G
Reviewed 30 January 2016

The plaza is beautiful albeit a bit more rundown than our last visit. So many businesses have closed but the ones left are still good.

Thank buddyboy67
Reviewed 23 January 2016

The plaza is the town square right in the heart of the town...the cathedral is on one side, right behind the cathedral is the fire station museum...multiple tourist attractions/hotels/restaurants all within a few blocks...has on the of the most beautiful fountains of any city...its rather...More

Thank Les R
Reviewed 4 January 2016

There's not much to see and do at La Plaza De Delicias. Yes, there's the cathedral and Parque de Bombas along with some statues of lions, but overall this is a depressed area.

Thank travelingtish
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Once the educational and cultural centre of Puerto Rico, Ponce has sadly been unable to maintain more than mere vestiges of its rich colonial past. Exhibit A is the Plaza's Fuente de los Leones, removed from the 1939 New York World's Fair. Exhibit B is...More

Thank Khufu8
Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

So if you are in Ponce, it's worth coming by. Tonight there was live music and full of activity and people. It was so colonial and very real. I appreciated the scenery and a picture of small town living Yes, there are beggars but they...More

Thank ginegine305
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Plaza of Delights provided a lovely fountain for taking pictures. The Lions on each of the 4 corners of the plaza provided another opportunity for pictures. Beautiful buildings surround the square with nice architecture. Souvenir store across the street was much cheaper than in San...More

Thank flgrays
Reviewed 11 December 2015

We rented a car for the day and drove from San Juan to Ponce. What a charming city! The Plaza of Delights is a wonderful place to sit and savor the feel of Puerto Rico. We were lucky enough to be there when the town...More

Thank Clair W
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Great walk-around. Just stay within a few blocks from the main plaza. Firehouse is a must see! Charming folk.

Thank Eyedocsurgeon2020
Reviewed 19 October 2015

The Plaza de las Delicias is pretty, but underwhelming. I expected it to be bigger and more well kept. When I visited, the fountains were turned off and the only people sitting in the square looked shady. It is a good place to sit and...More

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