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Cruz del Vigia, Ponce

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#5 of 8 in Historic Sites in Ponce
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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Cruz del Vigia and many more Ponce attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Ponce day trip planner .
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  • 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 beaut...  more »
  • 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...  more »
  • 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)  more »

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