Plaza Las Delicias
Within this elegant square you’ll discover the heart of Ponce and two of the city’s landmark buildings, Parque de Bombas and Catedral...
Catedral Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe
The twin bell towers of this cathedral cast an impression of piety over the plaza, even as young punks gather to show off skate tricks...
Parque de Bombas
Ponceños (people from Ponce) claim that the eye-popping Parque de Bombas is Puerto Rico’s most frequently photographed building, which...
You’d never know by strolling past, but hidden within this monocolored lounge is an expansive, open-air courtyard where young ponceños ...
On warm evenings lines stretch down the sidewalk of this institution, located across from Parque de Bombas. Smooth-blended tropical...
Casa Alcaldía information
Facing the south side of Plaza Las Delicias, Ponce’s city hall was built in the 1840s. The last public hanging on the island happened in its courtyard, where current galleries were formerly cells. Its balcony has hosted speeches by four US presidents – Teddy Roosevelt, Herbert Hoover, Franklin Roosevelt and George HW Bush. The waggish head of Carnaval , El Rey Momo, also makes pronouncements from here.