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Cruz del Vigia, Ponce

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Observation Deck Historic Site
Take in views over the city, nearby mountains, and the Caribbean from Cruz del Vigia. The concrete cross, which was built in 1984, measures 34 m (110 ft) tall and 21 m (70 ft) across and features large glass windows that stretch across its two arms. Early Spanish settlers once watched for merchants as well as pirates from this location atop Vigia Hill. Use our Ponce vacation planner to add Cruz del Vigia and other attractions to your Ponce vacation plans.
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  • 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.  more »
  • 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 jus...  more »
  • First this is very cool at night from a distance. You can it from miles away and it looks very cool. However, getting there on the old winding roads is not as safe as it should be. Very run down when ...  more »