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Plaza of Delights (Plaza de las Delicias)

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Ponce’s main square has enough to keep you busy, from historical sites to boutiques.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“nice plaza” (8 reviews)
“ice cream” (13 reviews)
“fire station” (15 reviews)
Ponce, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 6 May 2016

When you visit Parque de Bombas (fire station) you are in the Plaza de las Delicias. Please take a minutes and walk around the plaza. It's kind of pretty. There are statues, ice cream vendors, and stores surrounding it. I enjoyed taking the extra time...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 9 April 2016

The plaza design is very nice and painteresque and lovely, yet the people are not very open with foreign people making it very uncomfortable to walk around and bad for tourism. I stayed in the Ponce Plaza and Casino and me and my husband felt...More

1  Thank empirianoor
Reviewed 24 March 2016

This is were everything converges in Ponce. Within the same square you will find the fire station of Ponce, the Cathedral of Ponce, the City Hall, Hotel Melia, the Department of Culture office, bars, restaurants, libraries, and the Lions that watch the plaza, very nice...More

1  Thank olaurido
Reviewed 23 March 2016

My family and I took in the main sights of this area late one afternoon, picked up some Kings Cream, then got the heck out as aggressive panhandling made us feel fery unsafe. Will not return.

Thank AdvoChampion
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Central square with large fountain and center large church surrounded to banks and government buildings. There are some decent hotels too. And a casino. And some limited nightlife with bars and eateries nearby.

Thank Jeffrey Y
Reviewed 15 February 2016

This is the center of the town, there are a few more attractions around the plaza. Cannot miss it , you can park and walk to the other attractions.

1  Thank Maritza G
Reviewed 31 January 2016

The plaza is beautiful albeit a bit more rundown than our last visit. So many businesses have closed but the ones left are still good.

Thank buddyboy67
Reviewed 24 January 2016

The plaza is the town square right in the heart of the town...the cathedral is on one side, right behind the cathedral is the fire station museum...multiple tourist attractions/hotels/restaurants all within a few blocks...has on the of the most beautiful fountains of any city...its rather...More

Thank Les R
Reviewed 5 January 2016

There's not much to see and do at La Plaza De Delicias. Yes, there's the cathedral and Parque de Bombas along with some statues of lions, but overall this is a depressed area.

Thank travelingtish
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Once the educational and cultural centre of Puerto Rico, Ponce has sadly been unable to maintain more than mere vestiges of its rich colonial past. Exhibit A is the Plaza's Fuente de los Leones, removed from the 1939 New York World's Fair. Exhibit B is...More

Thank Khufu8
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