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Excellent Views

It was such a nice view to see all of Ponce from the Cruz. There is a lil 'zen garden' right across... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Its_My_Life12
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Breathtaking views

It is a nice place, you can have a beautiful view of Ponce and the coast. Too bad the day we went... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Yomi_Perdomo
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Puerto Rico
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Visitors can climb La Cruz del Vigia, a 100-foot observation tower, to get an incredible view of the mountains meeting the Caribbean Sea at Ponce.
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  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
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Calle el Vigia 00730, Ponce, Puerto Rico
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"japanese garden"
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"serralles castle"
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"viewing area"
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"view is amazing"
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"entire city"
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"across the street"
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"quick stop"
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"puerto rico"
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"ships"
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"lookout"
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"tower"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was such a nice view to see all of Ponce from the Cruz. There is a lil 'zen garden' right across from it that was neat to walk around and take pics.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It is a nice place, you can have a beautiful view of Ponce and the coast. Too bad the day we went the elevator was broken and I chose to not go up the more than 70 steps to the viewing deck. But if the...More

Thank Yomi_Perdomo
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

This is a very interesting historical building. Originally it served so people in the city of Ponce knew which ships were going to arrive to port and their nationality. That way businessmen would know when their merchandise arrived. You can see the town of Ponce...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Here you will find an amazing view of the city. This is a must attraction. Bring your family and bring your camera.

Thank Raul D
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The original cross was built in 1801 as a watching post and weather station, it remained in use until 1917. The current modern structure built in the 1980's is in need of repair, but it offers a beautiful view of the city of Ponce and...More

Thank sorayasesto
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

We visited Cruz del Vigia as part of the Castillo Serralles tour bundle. It was originally built as a lookout of some type. The arms of the cross have windows and an elevator takes you several stories up to that level. The views from there...More

Thank Louise M
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Espectacular view, great place to take the best pictures of Ponce, they have an elevator or you can take the stairs ( I don't recommended) 🇵🇷

Thank GeoGonza
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This one had a senior (over 60) discount - under $3 each for the tower (including elevator) and the Japanese gardens. Maybe the best part about the top of the tower was the air conditioning - NICE. The gardens even had a nice koi pond...More

Thank Dave T
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

You can see for miles. There is a wonderful breeze as you view the city below. We were with residents of the area so they led the way from town. Might have trouble getting there without them.

Thank Autumn R
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

The first things I've put my eyes on was the flags and of course I've identified them with a blink of my eye. And then the best part is when I got to the second floor of the cross and the view was just amazing...More

Thank jmsg_PR
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