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Ponce Destination Guide

Discover Ponce in Puerto Rico!

Ponce in the region of Ponce with it's 152,634 habitants is a town located in Puerto Rico - some 46 mi (or 74 km) South-West of San Juan, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Ponce in Puerto Rico

Local time in Ponce is now 12:29 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "America / Puerto Rico" with an UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Santo Domingo, Salvaleón de Higüey, Basseterre, Road Town, Aguada or Adjuntas. When in this area, you might want to check out Aguilita, Bucana, Cerrillos, Coto Laurel, Magueyes and San Anton as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

27°C / 81 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 1006 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (5 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 76% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 27th of September 2017
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Light rain Day: 27°C (80 °F)
Night: 24°C (75 °F)
Thursday, 28th of September 2017
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 28°C (82 °F)
Night: 25°C (77 °F)
Friday, 29th of September 2017
Heavy intensity rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 27°C (81 °F)
Night: 26°C (78 °F)


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Banda Municipal de Ponce

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Parque Monagas Ponce

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Ponce Vejegante Mask Maker

08:25 min ( February 11, 2011 by flyingcloudvideo)
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Bi-linguel. The tradition of Vejegantes has been celebrated in Ponce, PR for more than 300 years. Miguel Caraballo is one of it's most famous artisans

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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Ponce during the next days.


PRO Makeup Classes • Ponce Octubre

Beginning: 06:00 pm (18:00).
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Consulta Misionera Regional "La Persecución Cristiana- Nepal"

Beginning: 08:30 am (08:30).
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QC Laboratory (Ponce)

Beginning: 06:30 pm (18:30).
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Interesting facts about this location

Museo de la Historia de Ponce

The Museo de la Historia de Ponce (Museum of the History of Ponce) is a museum located in the historic Casa Salazar-Candal in the city of Ponce, Puerto Rico. The museum depicts the city's ecology, economy, architecture, government, and elements of daily life. Inaugurated in 1992, it was the first museum in Puerto Rico established to cover the history of the people of a town or city. It traces the city's history from the Taino Indians to today.

More reading: Museo de la Historia de Ponce homepage
Located at 18.01, -66.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1992 establishments in Puerto Rico, Buildings and structures completed in 1911, Historic house museums in Puerto Rico, History museums in Puerto Rico, History of Puerto Rico, Houses in Puerto Rico, Museums established in 1992, Museums in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Neoclassical architecture

Banco de Ponce

Banco de Ponce was the Puerto Rican bank with the largest number of branches in the United States and second largest bank in deposits and number of branches in Puerto Rico during the twentieth century. It was founded in Ponce, Puerto Rico in the early part of the century, headquartered in San Juan in 1970, and merged with Banco Popular in 1990 forming BancPonce Corporation.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 18.01, -66.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Banks established in 1917, Banks of Puerto Rico, Companies based in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Defunct banks of the United States, Defunct companies based in Puerto Rico, National Register of Historic Places in Puerto Rico

Plaza Las Delicias

Plaza Las Delicias is the main plaza in the city of Ponce, Puerto Rico. The square is notable for its fountains and for the various monuments it contains. The historic Parque de Bombas and Ponce Cathedral buildings are located within Plaza Las Delicias. Plaza Las Delicias is actually composed of two squares, Plaza Muñoz Rivera on the north end and Plaza Degetau on the southern end.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 18.01, -66.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Gardens in Puerto Rico, History of Puerto Rico, Parks in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Urban public parks, Visitor attractions in Puerto Rico

Teatro La Perla

Teatro La Perla is a historic theater in the city of Ponce, Puerto Rico. Inaugurated in 1864, it is the second oldest theater of its kind in Puerto Rico, but "the largest and most historic in the Spanish-speaking Caribbean. " The theater was named La Perla in honor of the Virgin of Montserrat, known as "The Pearl of the Mediterranean. " It is located in barrio Tercero, in the Ponce Historic Zone.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 18.01, -66.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1930s architecture, Buildings and structures in Ponce, Puerto Rico, History of Puerto Rico, Music venues in Puerto Rico, Neoclassical architecture in Puerto Rico, Theaters in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Theatres in Puerto Rico, Visitor attractions in Puerto Rico

Ponce massacre

The Ponce massacre was the largest massacre in Puerto Rican history. It occurred on Palm Sunday, 21 March 1937, when a peaceful civilian march in Ponce, Puerto Rico, turned into a police slaughter that killed 19 Puerto Ricans and wounded over 200 others. The march had been organized by the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party to commemorate the abolition of slavery in Puerto Rico by the governing Spanish National Assembly in 1873. The march was also protesting the U.S.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 18.01, -66.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1937 in the United States, Human rights in Puerto Rico, Massacres, Massacres in the United States, Political history of Puerto Rico, Ponce, Puerto Rico, Protest-related deaths

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