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Ponce and the Southern Coast Sights

Cruceta El Vigía

  • 17 El Vigia Map It
  • El Vigía
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Updated 04/22/2014

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At the top of Cerro Vigía—a hill where the Spanish once watched for ships, including those of marauding pirates—is this colossal concrete cross built in 1801. You can climb the stairs or take a glass elevator to the top of the 100-foot cross for a panoramic view across the city. Purchase tickets at nearby Castillo Serrallés.

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17 El Vigia, across from Castillo Serrallés, Ponce, 00730, Puerto Rico

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  • $12.80 includes admission to Castillo Serrallés and Butterfly Garden; $5.50 for admission just to cross and Japanese garden.
  • Thurs.–Sun. 9:30–5:30

Updated 04/22/2014


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